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Civil Rights: Margolis Law pursues constitutional claims on behalf of patients illegally confined to Michigan state mental hospitals

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Civil Rights: Margolis Law pursues constitutional claims on behalf of patients illegally confined to Michigan state mental hospitals Two men, diagnosed schizophrenic, were committed to the same state psychiatric hospital in Wayne County after being found not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI) on separate assault charges. Although neither man was violent after his commitment, […]

Motor Vehicle Negligence: Margolis Law six-figure settlement for Ann Arbor car wreck

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Motor Vehicle Negligence: 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 […]

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

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Dog Attack: 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 […]

Drug Possession & Immigration: Marijuana Conviction Overturned

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Drug Possession & Immigration: 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 […]

Fatal Car Wreck: Margolis Law seeks justice for family of teen killed by drunk driver

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Fatal Car Wreck: 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 the 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 […]

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

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Wrongful Death: 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 […]

Assault & Battery: Margolis Law reaches six-figure settlement with restaurant owners who brutally beat kitchen worker

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Assault & Battery: Margolis Law reaches six-figure settlement with restaurant owners who brutally beat kitchen worker. Margolis Law represented a family of Chinese immigrants who left their employment as kitchen staff for a Southeast Michigan restaurant due to unpaid wages. When they arrived at the restaurant to collect their final paycheck, they were met by […]

Denial of Insurance Benefits: Margolis Law gets client full life insurance claim

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Denial of Insurance Benefits: Margolis Law gets client full 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 […]

Timothy Cretsinger Memorial

by Larry Margolis on August 27, 2018

We are saddened by the sudden passing of our friend and colleague Timothy Cretsinger. A tireless advocate for our clients, he worked in all areas of law but was passionate about assisting our immigration cases and practiced from our offices in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

“Crime of Violence” is Unconstitutionally Vague

by Larry Margolis on April 17, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court declared a clause in federal law, requiring the deportation of immigrants convicted of a “crime of violence,” unconstitutionally vague. Read More at NPR.org Read the full opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court here.