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27 Collins Einhorn Farrell Lawyers included in 2023 Best Lawyers® Lists.

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that 27 lawyers have been included in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America, including four receiving “Lawyer of the Year” distinction.  Eleven of the 27 lawyers have been included in the Ones to Watch edition, which recognizes attorneys who are early in their careers…

Best Lawyers 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is proud to announce that David C. Anderson, Donald D. Campbell, Brian D. Einhorn, and Deborah A. Lujan, have been named 2023 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Detroit Area in their respective practice areas. Only a single lawyer in each practice area within a designated metropolitan area is…

22 Collins Einhorn Farrell Lawyers included in 2022 Super Lawyers® Lists.

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that 22 of our firm’s lawyers have been included in the 2022 editions of Super Lawyers.  Four of the 22 recognized lawyers have been included in the Rising Stars edition, which recognizes attorneys who are early in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice….

Michigan Supreme Court Rejects and Blesses Reliance on Standing Orders in Medical-Malpractice Cases

The idiom “give with one hand and take away with the other” aptly describes aspects of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Estate of Corrado v Rieck. The Court held that a claim based on violation of a nursing home’s standing order is for medical malpractice but it fails as a matter of law. Then it…

Never mind, maybe everything is recorded: Schaumann-Beltran Reversal

In December 2020, I wrote about a Court of Appeals case holding that courts cannot permit parties to video record their medical examinations. It was proof that everything isn’t recorded, I said. Forget that. We’ll have to look for proof elsewhere because the Supreme Court reversed in Schaumann-Beltran v Gemmete. The facts and holding in Schaumann-Beltran are…

Attorneys Kari Melkonian and Laura Alton obtained a verdict of no cause of action based on a unanimous jury verdict

In a negligence case against a high-end hotel, the plaintiff asserted claims of bodily and emotional injuries arising out of contact with soiled towels in her room. At trial, the plaintiff argued alternative theories as to how the hotel failed to clean the room prior to check-in and/or didn’t follow proper housekeeping and laundry protocols….

Brief of Amicus Curiae Michigan Defense Trial Counsel by Attorney Michael Cook

Michigan law on damages in wrongful-death actions has been unsettled for several years. The difficulty stems from a 2016 Court of Appeals opinion that conflicts with a 1948 Supreme Court opinion. Appellate attorney Michael J. Cook authored an amicus curie brief on the issue for the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, Inc. in Estate of Jumaa…

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Announces Attorneys Mate, Lang, Catrinar, Aretha, and McPhee as New Partners

Collins Einhorn Farrell is pleased to announce that attorneys  Sam S. Mate, Jr., Christopher T. Lang, Brian A. Catrinar, Mary C. Aretha, and John S. McPhee have been elected partners in the firm. “All five new partners have earned their promotions through their dedication to the best interests of our clients, and the firm.” said…

Collins Einhorn #ThrowbackThursday Initive

  October 14th – Introduction #ThrowbackThursday As part of our year-long 50th Anniversary Celebration, Collins Einhorn will be launching a series of #throwbackthursday posts starting next Thursday. The series will delve into the rich history of our firm. We will be shining the light on the individuals who were the foundation of the firm and…

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC’s Appellate Practice Group has been recognized nationally for the 6th year in a row. The 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list names the Appellate Practice Group as a National Tier 3.  CEF is also proud to be recognized as Regional Tier 1 in 9 practice areas. “Firms…

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