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16
Oct

Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright Obtain No-Cause Verdicts in Multimillion-Dollar Negligence Dispute

ZAC shareholders Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright recently concluded a seven-day trial that resulted in the entry of no-cause verdicts against two plaintiffs. The third-party automobile negligence action, litigated in Wayne County Circuit Court, was brought by two plaintiffs, who sought non-economic[...]
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1
Oct

ZAC Lawyers Present at Insurance Alliance of Michigan Seminar

The Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM) held its annual “Insurance & the Law” Seminar for Insurance Claims Professionals on September 24th with nine Zausmer, August & Caldwell attorneys speaking on a variety of insurance topics. James C. Wright and Michael A. Schwartz’s presentati[...]
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21
Aug

Daniel Jedell Obtains Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Landlord

ZAC attorney Daniel Jedell recently obtained summary disposition for a valued firm client in a premises liability lawsuit involving a tenant’s alleged wintertime slip-and-fall. The plaintiff claimed that she fell on a patch of black ice on the sidewalk outside of her apartment building, sustain[...]
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30
Jul

ZAC Sponsors Golf Outing for County Road Commission of Michigan

Zausmer, August & Caldwell recently sponsored a golf outing for the County Road Commission of Michigan. Four ZAC attorneys, including Devin Sullivan, enjoyed the outing at the Links of Novi with clients and members of the organization. ZAC has a robust eminent domain practice, representing count[...]
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18
Jul

James Wright and Danielle DePriest Use ‘Out of the Box’ Approach for Win in Federal Court

Jim Wright
Using a creative legal strategy, James Wright and Danielle DePriest recently scored a significant win for a valued firm client. As a result of their “out-of-the box” approach, the team helped our client avoid more than $1.5 million in exposure. Two major medical providers filed suit against o[...]
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18
Jul

Theresa Bodwin and Elizabeta Rumery Obtain Summary Disposition based on Fraud

Theresa Bodwin
Theresa Bodwin and Elizabeta Rumery recently obtained summary disposition for a valued firm client in a matter that involved misrepresentations by the named insured. The insured was involved in an automobile accident and later complained of back, neck, and jaw pain, as well as headaches and dizzines[...]
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12
Jul

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Continues its Climb Up the List of the Largest Michigan Law Firms in 2018

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is pleased to announce that the firm is now the 19th largest law firm in the Michigan according to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, which published its annual list of the largest Michigan law firms on June 25, 2018.  Last year, the firm was ranked 23rd. “Our firm’s con[...]
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12
Jul

Casual for a Cause: Bethany Christian Services

Zausmer, August & Caldwell attorneys Kate McCarthy and Adrian Acosta recently led an effort to raise money and seek volunteers for Bethany Christian Services (BCS), a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together.  On Friday, June 22nd, the firm went "C[...]
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11
Jul

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Share the Spotlight at the IRWA Educational Conference in Edmonton

ZAC Boardman
ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan traveled to Edmonton to speak at two sessions of the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) educational conference on June 25-27, 2018. Their first presentation—Learn to Love Your Lawyers—kicked off the event and grew from their recent a[...]
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6
Jun

Michael Schwartz, Amy Applin, and Danielle DePriest Obtain Court of Appeals Reversal of Trial Court Decision

Michael Schwartz
ZAC shareholders Michael Schwartz and Amy Applin, and associate Danielle DePriest, recently obtained a victory in an appeal of an adverse trial court decision regarding the rescission of an insurance policy.  The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that the policy was legally rescinded and that the [...]
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