1 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2016 News Conference Announcement of New Class-Action Lawsuits Filed by Flint Residents for Injuries, Damages Caused by Lead-Tainted Water

19 Jan, 2016, 07:00 ET from Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers

FLINT, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

What:
News conference announcing two new class-action suits filed by Flint residents against Gov. Snyder, Former Flint Emergency Managers Darnell Earley and Jerry Ambrose, Mich. Dept. of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Mich. Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS), Genesee County and additional government officials.

When:
1 p.m. (EST), Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Where: 
University of Michigan-Flint Campus           
Happenings Room       
Harding-Mott University Center                                                                                        
400 Mill Street                                              
Flint, Mich. 48502

Why:     
Flint residents and legal team to announce two new class-action suits filed against Gov. Snyder, MDEQ, MDHSS and other current and former state and county officials. The complaints were filed with the Michigan Court of Claims and Genesee County's 7th Judicial Circuit Court. Both lawsuits are related to the personal injury and physical damages caused by lead-tainted public water in Flint. Legal team and lead plaintiffs will be available to comment on these lawsuits and others filed as a result of Flint water crisis.

Who:                 
Flint residents and plaintiff representatives Melissa and Michael Mays; Keith and Jacqueline Pemberton; Elnora Carthan and their legal team, including Michael Pitt (Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers); Julie Hurwitz (Goodman & Hurwitz); Trachelle Young (Trachelle C. Young & Associates); and Deborah LaBelle (Law Offices of Deborah A. LaBelle).

Media Contact:    
Eric Hood
ehood@decusllc.com
248-802-0236

 

SOURCE Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers