Notable Results


Notable results

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 wanted Nishikawa to plead guilty to three felonies, which would come into play … more

See the details of this case in the consent order Consent Order (002) more

There have been recent updates to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services forms below. more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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

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 … more

  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 … more

Our office successfully moved to withdraw a guilty plea to Felony Fleeing and Eluding, on behalf of a Mexican National in Macomb County, which made him eligible for an immigration bond and release from ICE custody. After winning the fight to withdraw the guilty plea in state court, we then prevailed in a several day’s … more