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Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Christopher T. Lang Obtain Dismissal of a Declaratory Action Based on Lack of Jurisdiction

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Christopher T. Lang recently defended an independent medical device sales consultant in a declaratory action related to unpaid sales commissions.  The plaintiff, a Michigan company, was a distributer of medical device products and successor to a contract with the defendant sales consultant.  The defendant sold products…

Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Joshua M. Stapp Obtain Dismissal of a Slip and Fall Case

Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Joshua M. Stapp recently defended a restaurant in a slip and fall case. The plaintiff was walking down an alley next to the restaurant when she slipped on what she believed was grease from a fryer left in the alleyway.  Matt and Josh filed a motion for summary disposition on…

CEF Attorney Erin Rodenhouse Obtained a Court of Appeals’ Opinion Affirming the Trial Court.

In Craig v Wegienka, the plaintiff raised a variety of causation and due-process arguments in an effort to overturn the trial court’s grant of summary disposition in an automobile-negligence claim. CEF attorney Erin Rodenhouse obtained a Court of Appeals’ opinion affirming the trial court. Wearing all black, Craig ran into a five-lane highway with no…

Attorneys Theresa Asoklis and James Hunter Prevail in Settle-and-Sue Legal-Malpractice Case Arising out of a Divorce Settlement

A divorcing husband retained an attorney to represent him in a divorce.  The client’s goals were to resolve the divorce issues (property and child support) amicably and with little cost. The couple’s marital estate included several business interests, one of which had substantial value.  The spouses agreed that the business interests would be split and…

Attorneys Kevin Moloughney, Christopher Petrick, and Erin Rodenhouse obtained summary disposition on behalf of a premises owner in a negligence case in Oakland County Circuit Court

Plaintiff was a patron at a local movie theater who slipped and fell in a concession line near the entrance of the theater.  During discovery evidence established that it had been raining hard the day of Plaintiff’s fall.  Additionally, surveillance video was produced which showed at least three wet floor signs in the entrance and…

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Announces Attorneys Stapp, Harajli, Alholou, Houston, McLane, and Petrick as New Partners

Collins Einhorn Farrell is pleased to announce that attorneys Joshua M. Stapp, Ali H. Harajli, Zabbia N. Alholou, Daryle F. Houston, Laura M. McLane, and Christopher J. Petrick, and have been elected partners in the firm. “These attorneys earned their promotions through excellent work on behalf of our clients and demonstrated leadership skills.” said firm CEO…

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms”

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC’s Appellate Practice Group has been recognized nationally for the 7th year in a row. The 2023 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…

Attorneys Matthew LaBeau, Jeff Hicks, and Trent Collier successfully prosecuted a RICO action alleging fraud against a towing company and several co-conspirators

This matter originated out of a scheme by a towing company in Clio, Michigan that involved hundreds of fraudulent requests for towing services. After a pre-suit investigation by the insurance carrier, it was determined that several long distance tows never occurred based on the duration of service, the vehicle never making it to the alleged…

Thirteen Attorneys Listed as 2023 “Top Lawyers” by DBusiness

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that thirteen of our colleagues have been named to the 2023 “Top Lawyers” list by DBusiness magazine: David C. Anderson Legal Malpractice Law Professional Malpractice Law Product Liability Joshua I. Arnkoff  Legal Malpractice Law Theresa M. Asoklis Legal Malpractice Law Professional Malpractice Law Donald D. Campbell Legal…

Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Zabbia N. Alholou Obtain Dismissal of Fire loss Property Damage Claim with Significant Damages

Matthew S. LaBeau and Zabbia N. Alholou were able to obtain summary disposition of a property loss case where the plaintiffs were seeking nearly $1,000,000 in damages resulting from a fire. Plaintiffs were in the business of selling used truck parts.  In 2017, a semi-truck parked overnight next to the plaintiffs’ building and caught fire. …

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