Thursday, January 10, 2019

Smith Haughey Obtains Victory for Client in Commercial Dispute

In December 2018 Smith Haughey attorneys Mark Gilchrist and Charlie Pike obtained dismissal of all claims against our client, Great Lakes Contracting, in a case involving large potential damages. This case involved a hotly contested statutory interpretation issue regarding the statute of limitations, and Smith Haughey attorneys were successful in c…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Smith Haughey Prevails on Appeal

In Hooker v Moore, 2018 WL 6517607 (Dec 11, 2018), the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Smith Haughey client Jeremy Hooker. Mr. Hooker had submitted a petition to recall the Muskegon County Drain Commissioner. The Board of State Canvassers (Board) determined that the recall petition was factual and sufficiently clear, and the Drain Commi…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Smith Haughey Obtains Arbitration Victory

A team of Smith Haughey attorneys and paralegals, led by Tom McCarthy and Jack Oostema, recently successfully defended a major international law firm in a multi-year litigation and arbitration proceeding that involved a dispute over a former partner’s ownership interest in the firm and a large damage claim. The arbitration panel ruled in our client…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Smith Haughey Obtains Appellate Victory

Smith Haughey attorney Chris Berry and a trial team from the firm’s Muskegon office successfully represented our client, a local township, in a recent case before the Michigan Court of Appeals. The trial court had entered judgment against our client. Smith Haughey appealed the decision, seeking a peremptory reversal of the trial court’s decision. S…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Smith Haughey Obtains Trial Victory in Medical Malpractice Case

A West Michigan jury took only 19 minutes to render a verdict for the defense in a case alleging a family medicine physician negligently injured his patient. Smith Haughey attorney Carol Carlson and a seasoned litigation team successfully tried the case to verdict.

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