Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers, Supreme Court Rules
June 16, 2020
The court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination, handing the movement for L.G.B.T. equality a long-sought and unexpected victory. […]
Intel loses and English wins in a refreshingly simple SCOTUS decision
February 28, 2020
On February 26th of 2020, The US Supreme Court unanimously decided a case between Intel and a former employee. The case ended up being a win for workers. You can read more about this case HERE.
Margolis Law Supports Wrongful Conviction Legislation
February 13, 2020
Margolis & Gallagher fully support and embrace our legislators who are trying to do the right thing and compensate those who have been wrongly convicted of a crime.
Former Michigan Inmate Sues Over Officials’ Refusal To Reverse Colostomy
January 2, 2020
Kohchise Jackson, is suing jail and prison health care providers, alleging they postponed or refused to perform a surgery to reverse his colostomy so they would not have to pay for it.
Lawsuit Against MDHHS Director Robert Gordon Clears Hurdle
October 17, 2019
Ann Arbor – In a 76-page decision, Federal District Court Judge Borman has ruled that a lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), filed by Ann Arbor attorneys Laurence H. Margolis and James Gallagher, and later joined by Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS), can proceed, despite several motions filed […]
ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT’S OBJECTION TO GARNISHMENT AND QUASHING WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
June 14, 2019
– 1 – UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, Case No. 18-MC-51755 v. MICHELLE FREEMAN, HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH Defendant, and FIDELITY MANAGEMENT TRUST CO., Garnishee. _____________________________/ ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT’S OBJECTION (DOC. 13) TO GARNISHMENT AND QUASHING WRIT OF GARNISHMENT (DOC. 6) This is a miscellaneous […]
Man Electrocuted While Installing Cable On Utility Pole
April 2, 2019
The decedent, in this case, was electrocuted while installing fiber-optic cable on a utility pole. He was exposed to a 7200-volt current producing near-instantaneous loss of consciousness. See our Resents in Michigan Lawyers Weekly Vol 33, No. 21 March 25, 2019
Wrongful Death: Family of Teen Killed After Escape
March 1, 2019
Wrongful Death: Margolis Law recovers For The Family of Teen Killed After Escape From Mental-Health Treatment Facility Margolis Law represented a grieving family whose teenage son was killed following his escape from a secure mental-health-treatment facility. The son suffered from severe mental illness and was subject to a guardianship arrangement. Following charges that he broke […]
Marijuana Defense: Margolis Law defends medical marijuana cardholder following police raid
February 26, 2019
Marijuana Defense: Margolis Law defends medical marijuana cardholder following police raid Our client was criminally charged with marijuana-related charges after a local drug task force raided his home and found marijuana. The criminal charges were brought in spite of the fact that our client, who possesses a medical-marijuana card and is a legal caregiver for […]
Title IX Defense: College Student Against University Investigation
February 25, 2019
Title IX Defense: Margolis Law defends college student against university investigation Our client, a student of a local university, was accused of sexual misconduct by fellow students. Margolis Law represented him in the subsequent Title IX investigation. Through our diligent representation, our client was permitted to graduate from the university and receive his transcript.