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…Read more
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…Read 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 …Read more
In a day where civil trials are few and far between, Smith Haughey attorneys have some of the most extensive trial experience in the state. In our most recent victory, attorneys Michael Miller and Ed Lynch obtained a verdict in favor of an anesthesiologist at a prominent hospital after four days of trial. The plaintiff alleged that the physician wa…Read more
Phil Grashoff, Krista Jackson and Tom Vitale join Smith Haughey from the Grand Rapids office of a Detroit-based firm.
“The firm is excited to welcome Phil, Krista and Tom,” sa…Read more