Attorney Inducted into Maritime Law Association of the United States

Congratulations to Greg Grant, an attorney in our Traverse City office, who was recently inducted into the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA). Mr. Grant is one of only 17 attorney members admitted to the association in Michigan. The MLA is the oldest and most recognized maritime legal organization in the United States, furthering the understanding and advancement of maritime law among lawyers, scholars, and maritime industries. Additionally, […]

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Your Attorney Needs You

Communication with your attorney is the key to a successful litigation outcome. The following are some tips to follow that will help your attorney to be a more effective advocate on your behalf. These tips will not only save you time and money, but will also certainly result in a more positive outcome for you in your case. Follow your attorney’s instructions carefully. When your lawyer provides you with any […]

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Court Rules: Electrical Inspector’s Actions Not Cause of Plaintiffs’ Injuries

Gregory R. Grant, an attorney in the Firm’s Traverse City office, obtained dismissals of two cases on behalf of a Northern Michigan County building official and electrical inspector.  In June 2011, the decedent, a 17-year-old male, and his friend were walking along a floating dock at a busy City-owned marina.  The decedent jumped off the dock and into the marina water and was immediately electrocuted.  His best friend, and plaintiff […]

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Claims against County Prosecutor Dismissed; Immunity Applied

Greg Grant from our Traverse City office recently defended a Michigan county prosecutor in a civil case in Circuit Court. The plaintiff in the case was a former criminal defendant who was charged with felony animal cruelty after it was alleged by a complaining witness that the plaintiff shot her dog multiple times with a pistol.  The plaintiff vehemently denied the allegations.  The plaintiff was found not guilty at the […]

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Grant Wins Defamation Case for Michigan Sheriff

Greg Grant, an attorney in our Traverse City office, recently obtained a dismissal in a defamation case filed against a Michigan sheriff.  The plaintiff in the case ran against the incumbent sheriff during the last election.  The plaintiff claimed that the sheriff made numerous defamatory statements to others regarding the plaintiff’s background and qualifications during the campaign. Through discovery, Mr. Grant was able to demonstrate that any statements made by […]

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Grant Receives Boss of the Year Award

Gregory R. Grant, an attorney in our Traverse City office, was recently nominated for the Grand Traverse Association of Legal Professionals coveted Boss of the Year award. Maureen Jones, a legal assistant, nominated Mr. Grant and explains, “Greg’s ability to get the utmost out of discovery, write motions, and find pertinent case law swiftly, simply amazes me. As busy as he is, he is never too busy if I have […]

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Grant Selected as Region’s Leading Attorney

Congratulations to Greg Grant, an attorney in our Traverse City office, who was recently selected as one of the region’s leading attorneys by Traverse City Business News magazine. He was chosen following a survey of all attorneys in the area. He will be featured, along with 24 other attorneys, in the publication’s December issue. Congratulations Greg!

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Attorney Wins Building Defect Case for Health Department

Gregory Grant, Associate Attorney in our Traverse City office, recently successfully defended a Northern Michigan Health Department in a building defect claim.   In this case, the female plaintiff returned to her place of employment at a space leased by her employer in a building owned and operated by the Health Department.  When the plaintiff arrived at her office, the building was closed as it was after 5 p.m.  She used her key […]

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Electrical Inspector’s Actions Not Cause of Plaintiffs’ Injuries

Greg Grant of the Firm’s Traverse City office recently obtained dismissals of two cases on behalf of a Northern Michigan County building official and electrical inspector.  In June 2011, the decedent, a 17-year old male, and his friend were walking along a floating dock at a busy City-owned marina.  The decedent jumped off the dock and into the marina water and was immediately electrocuted.  His best friend, and plaintiff in […]

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Grant Obtains Dismissal; Wins Attorney Fees

Greg Grant, an attorney in our Traverse City office, recently obtained dismissal of a case on behalf of a NorthernMichigan County and its sheriff’s department. The plaintiff alleged that deputies unlawfully seized his excavator and had it towed to a local garage in violation of his fourth amendment rights. The plaintiff also brought a negligence claim against the county alleging that when he went to the garage to retrieve the […]

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