Notable Results

Margolis Law six-figure settlement for Ann Arbor car wreck

Our client was seriously injured when another driver made an illegal left turn in front of her vehicle. She was hospitalized with broken bones and numerous internal injuries requiring immediate surgery. Months after the accident, she continued to suffer pain and reduction in stamina and mobility. Margolis Law secured a six-figure settlement without filing a …

Margolis Law wins $250,000 for man injured by off-leash dog

Margolis Law represented a young doctor who was taking a jog when an off-leash dog jumped on him, causing him to fall and injure himself. Our client suffered a serious shoulder injury, requiring hospitalization and surgery. The dog owner’s insurer settled for $250,000 without filing a lawsuit.

Margolis Law saves man from deportation by having marijuana conviction overturned

Our client came to the United States legally as a teenager. In 2017, he was one of dozens of Iraqi Christians arrested in a roundup by federal authorities. Our client was threatened with deportation on account of a charge for marijuana possession. Margolis Law mounted an aggressive defense under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act and …

Margolis Law seeks justice for family of teen killed by drunk driver

A teenager was driving himself and two coworkers back to their office after their lunch break when a drunk driver, whose .33 BAC was more than four times the legal limit, ran a stop sign and crashed into the driver’s side of the vehicle. The teenager died before emergency personnel could transport him to the …

Margolis Law represents Michigan family in wrongful-death action against major power company

A Michigan teenager was electrocuted on the job while working as a lineman installing fiberoptic cables on utility poles. While attaching fiberoptic cables on utility poles maintained by a major power company, the teen took hold of a guy wire. Because the power company had misplaced a jumper line, the guy wire had become electrified, …

Margolis Law reaches six-figure settlement with restaurant owners who assaulted and injured employee kitchen worker

Margolis Law represented a young employee who left his employment as kitchen staff for a Southeast Michigan restaurant due to unpaid wages. When he and other unpaid workers arrived at the restaurant to collect their final paycheck, they were met by the restaurant owners, who were wielding bats. The restaurant owners pursued our client into …

Margolis Law gets client full payment on life insurance claim

After our client’s wife died in a tragic accident, the couple’s insurer denied payment of his life-insurance claim because it alleged she failed to disclose a medical condition in her application. Margolis Law contested the denial and helped our client get the claim paid in full, with interest from the date of denial. A lawsuit …

$1.25 Million settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit

The decedent in this case was electrocuted while installing fiber-optic cable on a utility pole. He was exposed to a 7,200-volt current, producing near-instantaneous loss of consciousness. The decedent was nineteen years old and had been on the job for less than six months. He had no spouse, children, or other dependents. Toxicology results from …

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 …