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Court reinstates lawsuits against attorney

March 19, 2019
DETROIT — The Michigan appeals court has overturned key rulings and reinstated lawsuits against a personal-injury lawyer who is accused of sexually assaulting two women who worked at his firm. Read More

Judge sentences ex-union leader to prison

March 11, 2019
DETROIT — A labor leader who liked to gamble at a casino has been sentenced to federal prison for embezzling from his union. Read More

Whitmer and Stabenow win; Michigan voters approve ballot proposals

November 7, 2018
Gretchen Whitmer won the race for Michigan governor, Debbie Stabenow won a fourth term in the U.S. Senate and three ballot proposals passed after Election Day voting in Michigan. Read More

Attorney General Schuette launches probe into Catholic Church

September 24, 2018
LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette is investigating possible sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Michigan, joining authorities in other states that have launched similar probes since a Pennsylvania grand jury report said more than 1,000 children have been molested there since the 1940s. Read More

Court backs insurer in payout case

July 26, 2018
DETROIT — A federal court has ruled in favor of an insurance company, which refused to pay $300,000 after a man and his mother died in a head-on crash. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court upholds ruling for attorney-friend in $16M inheritance case

June 25, 2018
DETROIT — A lawyer who prepared a friend's will and stands to reap millions of dollars with his sons has survived an appeal by the man's family. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court denies family's appeal of erased $20M verdict

February 19, 2018
BELLEVILLE — The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down another appeal and closed the case of a woman who died after doctors at a Detroit-area hospital mistakenly performed brain surgery on her. Read More

Panel disbars attorney

February 16, 2018
DETROIT — A Detroit-area lawyer with a history of misconduct was disbarred after a law student suspected that he had forged another attorney's signature on documents filed at the Michigan appeals court. Read More

Judge's pay will continue to be garnished to pay verdict

January 17, 2018
DEARBORN — A Detroit-area judge said he's open to settlement talks after he lost a key decision that will cost him more than $1 million. Read More

Retailer loses appeal in personal-injury case

July 6, 2017
Months after hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court has decided to stay out of a personal-injury case at a big-box store that could have consequences for retailers statewide. Read More