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By 7016413880 26 May, 2017
Below we've included some examples of cases we've handled for our clients and their outcomes.   Please contact the Law Office of Dean Elliott PLC to discuss your case today by calling 248-251-0001 .
 
•  Worthy v. Performance
Practice Area: Employment & Labor
Date: Apr 04, 2014
Outcome: $1,251,000 judgment
Description:
We obtained a $1,251,000 verdict in employment discrimination case for a warehouse worker who was subjected to vile racially derogatory comments while at work and was ultimately fired for complaining.

•  Doe v.Doe
Practice Area: Construction injury
Description:
I secured a $2,900,000 settlement for workers injured at a construction site.

•  Doe v.Doe
Practice Area: Defamation and False Light
Description:
I secured a $500,000 settlement from a national news television network for the unauthorized use of a persons image that was portrayed in a manner to make her look like a radical Islamic terrorist.

•  Doe v. Doe
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Description:
I obtained a settlement of $775,000 for a Jail Suicide.

 • CPI Construction v. City of Hamtramck
Practice Area: Contract Litigation
Description:
The City wrongfully terminated a sewer contractor.  I enforced the contract and secured a settlement to compensate the company for the breach.

•  McCarty v. Gatz,
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49793, 1-2 (E. D. Mich. June 15, 2009)
Description:
Gary McCarty was shot and killed by police officers after a chase through Clinton Township and Mt. Clemens. The parties entered into a confidential settlement.

 •  Grawey v. Clare County Deputy Brad Davis, and Clare City Police Officers
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 567 F.3d 302, 315-316 (6th Cir. 2009)
Description:
Plaintiff Grawey was a victim of police misconduct in Clare County. The case was appealed to the Sixth Circuit which issued a published opinion holding that the officers were not entitled to qualified immunity.  I was able to obtain a confidential settlement.
 
•  Doe v. Detroit Pub. Schools
Practice Area: Employment & Labor
Date: Aug 21, 2014
Outcome: 2014 Mich. App. LEXIS 1549 (Mich. Ct. App. Aug. 21, 2014)
Description:
Teacher was fired for allegedly calling students racially derogatory names. I won her teacher tenure appeal and got her reinstated with full back pay. The Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed her reinstatement. 

•  McCarty v. Gatz,
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49793, 1-2 (E. D. Mich. June 15, 2009)
Description:
Gary McCarty was shot and killed by police officers after a chase through Clinton Township and Mt. Clemens. The parties entered into a confidential settlement.
 
•  Latits v. Phillips
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Sep 01, 2010
Outcome: 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 15657, 2-3 (6th Cir. Mich. 2014)
Description:
Mr. Latits was shot and killed at the end of a police chase. The case was just remanded to the trial court after the Sixth Circuit dismissed the officers qualified immunity appeal for lack of jurisdiction and found the appeal was frivolous.

Law Offices of Dean Elliot PLC Blog | Royal Oak, MI

By 7016413880 26 May, 2017
Below we've included some examples of cases we've handled for our clients and their outcomes.   Please contact the Law Office of Dean Elliott PLC to discuss your case today by calling 248-251-0001 .
 
•  Worthy v. Performance
Practice Area: Employment & Labor
Date: Apr 04, 2014
Outcome: $1,251,000 judgment
Description:
We obtained a $1,251,000 verdict in employment discrimination case for a warehouse worker who was subjected to vile racially derogatory comments while at work and was ultimately fired for complaining.

•  Doe v.Doe
Practice Area: Construction injury
Description:
I secured a $2,900,000 settlement for workers injured at a construction site.

•  Doe v.Doe
Practice Area: Defamation and False Light
Description:
I secured a $500,000 settlement from a national news television network for the unauthorized use of a persons image that was portrayed in a manner to make her look like a radical Islamic terrorist.

•  Doe v. Doe
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Description:
I obtained a settlement of $775,000 for a Jail Suicide.

 • CPI Construction v. City of Hamtramck
Practice Area: Contract Litigation
Description:
The City wrongfully terminated a sewer contractor.  I enforced the contract and secured a settlement to compensate the company for the breach.

•  McCarty v. Gatz,
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49793, 1-2 (E. D. Mich. June 15, 2009)
Description:
Gary McCarty was shot and killed by police officers after a chase through Clinton Township and Mt. Clemens. The parties entered into a confidential settlement.

 •  Grawey v. Clare County Deputy Brad Davis, and Clare City Police Officers
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 567 F.3d 302, 315-316 (6th Cir. 2009)
Description:
Plaintiff Grawey was a victim of police misconduct in Clare County. The case was appealed to the Sixth Circuit which issued a published opinion holding that the officers were not entitled to qualified immunity.  I was able to obtain a confidential settlement.
 
•  Doe v. Detroit Pub. Schools
Practice Area: Employment & Labor
Date: Aug 21, 2014
Outcome: 2014 Mich. App. LEXIS 1549 (Mich. Ct. App. Aug. 21, 2014)
Description:
Teacher was fired for allegedly calling students racially derogatory names. I won her teacher tenure appeal and got her reinstated with full back pay. The Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed her reinstatement. 

•  McCarty v. Gatz,
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Jan 01, 2009
Outcome: 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49793, 1-2 (E. D. Mich. June 15, 2009)
Description:
Gary McCarty was shot and killed by police officers after a chase through Clinton Township and Mt. Clemens. The parties entered into a confidential settlement.
 
•  Latits v. Phillips
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Date: Sep 01, 2010
Outcome: 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 15657, 2-3 (6th Cir. Mich. 2014)
Description:
Mr. Latits was shot and killed at the end of a police chase. The case was just remanded to the trial court after the Sixth Circuit dismissed the officers qualified immunity appeal for lack of jurisdiction and found the appeal was frivolous.

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