Thursday, June 20, 2024


Selected New Judicial Opinions

Judge Filed Case
Judge David M. Lawson 6/18/2024 [22-3040] IN RE: CHRYSLER PACIFICA FIRE RECALL PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION

OPINION AND ORDER SUSTAINING DEFENDANT’S OBJECTIONS TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S DISCOVERY ORDER, VACATING ORDER, AND GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER

Judge David M. Lawson 6/11/2024 [16-20414] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ALVIN COATES

ORDER DENYING REDUCTION OF SENTENCE

Judge David M. Lawson 5/20/2024 [23-51467] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DONALD STANLEY LAVIGNE and STATE OF MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART GOVERNMENT’S REQUEST FOR A CONTINUING WRIT OF GARNISHMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 5/17/2024 [23-20431] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. SAMER YOUSSEF

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART GOVERNMENT’S MOTION FOR INTERLOCUTORY SALE OF VESSEL SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE AND SETTING SALE CONDITIONS

Judge David M. Lawson 5/15/2024 [16-20414] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. MARCUS GILBERT

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION TO REDUCE SENTENCE

Judge David M. Lawson 3/12/2024 [16-10277] CONCERNED PASTORS FOR SOCIAL ACTION et al. v. NICK A. KHOURI et al.

ORDER GRANTING IN PART PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR CONTEMPT

Judge David M. Lawson 2/29/2024 [24-10287] CITY OF PONTIAC v. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CITY OF PONTIAC VEBA TRUST

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

Judge David M. Lawson 2/28/2024 [20-13152] TINA MCPHERSON v. SUBURBAN ANN ARBOR, LLC

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR ENHANCED DAMAGES, GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR PREJUDGMENT INTEREST, AND DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR IMMEDIATE ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 2/20/2024 [22-11126] APRIL MALICK, ROB MALICK et al. v. CROSWELL-LEXINGTON DISTRICT SCHOOLS, CROSWELL-LEXINGTON BOARD OF EDUCATION, DAN GILBERTSON, and KYLE WOOD

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 2/5/2024 [22-3040] IN RE: CHRYSLER PACIFICA FIRE RECALL PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION

Judge David M. Lawson 1/16/2024 [12-13710] HRT ENTERPRISES v. CITY OF DETROIT

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES AND EXPENSES

Judge David M. Lawson 1/16/2024 [16-10728] RJ CONTROL CONSULTANTS, INC. and PAUL E. ROGERS v. MULTIJECT, LLC, RSW TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, and JACK ELDER

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES

Judge David M. Lawson 12/29/2023 [23-10408] COAST-TO-COAST PRODUCE, LLC et al. v. LAKESIDE PRODUCE USA, INC. et al.

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTIONS TO DISMISS, GRANTING IN PART MOTION FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE, AND DISSOLVING STAY OF DISCOVERY

Judge David M. Lawson 12/29/2023 [23-10408] COAST-TO-COAST PRODUCE, LLC, FRESH ALLIANCE, LLC, and GLOBALMEX INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. LAKESIDE PRODUCE USA, INC. et al.

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTIONS TO DISMISS, GRANTING IN PART MOTION FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE, AND DISSOLVING STAY OF DISCOVERY

Judge David M. Lawson 12/11/2023 [22-md-03040] IN RE: CHRYSLER PACIFICA FIRE RECALL PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION MDL No. 3040

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTION TO DISMISS CONSOLIDATED MASTER COMPLAINT

Judge David M. Lawson 10/11/2023 [21-12099] THE CUSTARD HUT FRANCHISE LLC V. H & J JAWAD LLC D/B/A THE CUSTARD COMPANY et al.

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO AMEND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES

Judge David M. Lawson 10/11/2023 [21-12099] THE CUSTARD HUT FRANCHISE LLC v. H & J JAWAD LLC d/b/a THE CUSTARD COMPANY, THE CUSTARD COMPANY — AMOCO LLC, and THE CUSTARD COMPANY — HEIGHTS LLC

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO AMEND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES

Judge David M. Lawson 9/26/2023 [20-13124] DOMINIQUE RAMSEY and TRAVIS SAMMONS v. DAVID RIVARD, DOUGLAS GOUGH, MARK J. GAERTNER, and COUNTY OF SAGINAW

OPINION AND ORDER ON CROSS MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND MOTIONS TO EXCLUDE EXPERT WITNESSES

Judge David M. Lawson 9/26/2023 [20-13124] DOMINIQUE RAMSEY and TRAVIS SAMMONS v. DAVID RIVARD et al.

OPINION AND ORDER ON CROSS MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND MOTIONS TO EXCLUDE EXPERT WITNESSES

Judge David M. Lawson 8/18/2023 [21-51597] IN RE: GARY NITZKIN

ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR REINSTATEMENT