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Notable Results

10 Million Dollar Default Judgment Awarded Against Drunk Driver

Recently, we assisted a family who had lost their son, Jacob Rauguth, due to an accident caused by a drunk driver, Matthew Stoy. They were awarded a $10,000,000.00 judgment. View the Consent Order: Consent Order (002) Signed Order of Judgement Against Cross Defendant Matthew Stoy

Lenawee County resident, saved from prison and deportation

See the details of this case in the consent order Consent Order (002) Update The agreement that Castleberry and Margolis worked out, and which was signed Jan. 22 by Lenawee County Circuit Judge Anna Marie Anzalone, dismissed the original charges and had Nishikawa plead guilty to three counts of carrying a concealed knife. Castleberry said he …

Teens get probation in theft of dozens of Ann Arbor high school laptops

Reposted from From Mlive: By Darcie Moran, dmoran@mlive.com ANN ARBOR, MI – Two former Skyline High School students will serve probation after police say they stole dozens of laptops from the school earlier this year. Henry “Hank” McMillin and Julien Faro, who were 18 when they were charged, were sentenced Oct. 10 to two years probation by Washtenaw County Trial …

Margolis is the News: Prison ordered in armed robbery of Hartland motel

As Reported on Livingston Daily Broderick David Savage, described as a positive, energetic, productive man of “authenticity” was sentenced Monday to at least 22 years in prison for robbing a Hartland Township motel clerk in June 2016. Savage, who faced up to life in prison, told the court he has taken responsibility for his actions …

Family sought damages from fatal head injury

The decedent in this matter was an elderly retired autoworker with no spouse or children. The man was standing in the street that he lived on behind a paving truck while a neighbor’s driveway was being repaved. As the paving truck began to back up slowly, the man fell, hitting his head on the road …

Injured motorist sought damages for failure of airbag to deploy

This is a claim for economic and noneconomic damages for injuries that the plaintiff sustained when the airbag in her vehicle failed to deploy during a crash. The plaintiff is in her early 50’s. Before the accident, she collected social security disability benefits and worked 15 hours per week at a flower shop. The plaintiff …

Family of Nursing Home Resident Receives Compensation for Injuries Patient Sustained in Fall.

The claim was settled without filing a complaint for $277,000.00. The injured party in this matter was an elderly, morbidly obese woman with severe dementia. She resided in a long-term care facility and was bedbound. A staff member rolled the resident onto her side to change her diaper. The resident continued rolling and fell off …

Kevin Jaime Luna Exonerated of Felony Charges

Margolis law vacates guilty plea due to lack of notification about immigration status change.  Read the full decision here.

Margolis Law successfully vacates conviction in Monroe County, Agrees to Plea to Non Deportable Offense, Preserving Client’s Eligibility for Deferred Action Program

We successfully moved to overturn a young Mexican National’s impaired driving conviction in Monroe County. The conviction led to client’s DACA being revoked, and his being taken into ICE custody and held without bond, pending a deportation proceeding. Any drunk driving conviction is considered a “significant misdemeanor,” making the client ineligible for the discretionary relief …

Margolis Law obtains significant cash settlement in Livingston County auto accident case.

  We recently settled a case resulting from an auto accident in Livingston County for $97,500. The client suffered injuries to his ribs and shoulder. He was in the hospital for a week and underwent very little physical therapy. The extent of his injuries was several broken ribs. All of his medical and lost wages …