BLACKMAN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS’ ACTIONS FOUND TO BE APPROPRIATE IN SITUATION WHERE DIABETIC REQUIRED MEDICAL ATTENTION

Posted May 12, 2010, 9:39 AM.

On May 12, 2010, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed a lawsuit filed against Blackman Township and two of its public safety officers, finding that the actions of the public safety officers in subduing the plaintiff for purposes of ensuring medical treatment were wholly justified. Blackman Township and its … Read More

MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT FINDS THAT STARR COMMONWEALTH WAS NOT NEGLIGENT WITH REGARD MURDER COMMITTED BY ESCAPEE

Posted May 7, 2010, 9:40 AM.

On May 7, 2010, the Michigan Supreme Court agreed with Starr Commonwealth that it cannot be held liable for an unforeseen murder that was committed by an escapee of its facility, eleven days following the escape. Starr Commonwealth, a juvenile detention facility located near Albion, Mi, was represented by G. Gus Morris of McGRAW MORRIS P.C. … Read More

PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY CORRECTON OFFICERS ACTIONS FOUND TO BE PROPER WITH REGARD TO IN-CUSTODY SERIOUS INJURY CLAIM

Posted May 6, 2010, 9:34 AM.

On May 6, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in an unanimous decision affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan’s decision dismissing Plaintiff’s claim that certain Presque Isle County correction officers were deliberately indifferent to Plaintiff’s husband’s serious medical needs and that their actions violated the … Read More

New Firm

Posted November 9, 2009, 12:21 PM.

Thomas J. McGraw has formed the law firm of McGraw Morris P.C. Joining Tom will be G. Gus Morris, a shareholder, as well as associate attorneys Stacy J. Belisle, D. Randall Gilmer, Kevin K. Kilby and Christopher J. Raiti. McGraw Morris represents municipalities and businesses in the areas of labor and employment, zoning and real estate, … Read More