Thursday, April 4, 2019

You Can Run, But You Can't Hide

Smith Haughey attorneys Kevin Even and Chris Berry helped our client recover what she was owed by her employer, even though the company went to great lengths to evade the obligation. The employer refused to pay sales commissions that it owed to our client, a commissioned salesperson, after she left employment. Smith Haughey filed suit on her behalf…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Forest Hills Eastern Mock Trial Team Places 4th at State Tournament

On Saturday, March 16, the Forest Hills Eastern High School mock trial team advanced from the regional tournament, which was held at the Kent County Courthouse. The team is coached by Smith Haughey attorney Tom McCarthy and his wife, Linda McCarthy, who is a teacher at the high school. 

The team's success at the regional competition resulted in an…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Smith Haughey Achieves Victory for College

Smith Haughey attorneys achieved vindication for our clients in a difficult case that lasted eight years. In a tragic set of events, a college student traveled with his class to Italy to study abroad for two weeks. While there, he suffered a psychotic episode, fled the hotel where the students were staying, and ended up attacking and killing a loca…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Honors Cheri L. Chandler

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, the Michigan Defense Trial Council (MDTC) hosted its third annual Legal Excellence Awards event, honoring Smith Haughey attorney Cheri Chandler with its "Excellence in Defense" award. Cheri received the award surrounded by family, friends, and Smith Haughey attorneys and staff. 

According to MDTC, the award was establi…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Smith Haughey Achieves Victory… and More

Smith Haughey’s client was sued three years ago by a lessee of the client’s jet aircraft. The plaintiff was seeking over $7 million in damages. Knowing the claim was unfounded and that the individuals who owned the plaintiff corporation were engaged in fraudulent behavior, Smith Haughey filed a counter-claim for fraud on our client’s behalf. Smith …

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