Cardelli Lanfear News

No reasonable person would contest that 2020 was a year full of changes from the “normal” way of living. It was no different for attorneys litigating matters. There were numerous changes to litigation that were, at first, new to us. However, as the year reached its conclusion, it became apparent that not every change in […]

As Michigan emerges from lockdown, we are beginning to have increased court rulings on pending motions and appeals.  We are pleased to report two favorable decisions on cases involving temporary employment.  In both cases, Cardelli Lanfear represented labor brokers who placed employees for work at a customer’s location. In Banda-Taveras v Elwood Staffing Agency, the […]

Where a Plaintiff files a bankruptcy action and later files a personal injury lawsuit based on a pre-bankruptcy incident, the failure to disclose the personal injury claim on the bankruptcy petition will preclude the personal injury lawsuit based upon the defense of Judicial Estoppel.  In Hernandez v. Atlas Roofing Company, the trial court granted ruled […]

Cardelli Lanfear has won a significant litigation victory as counsel for an expert witness who was fighting an overbroad subpoena seeking to obtain records from his expert witness services in other cases as well as broad financial information. A motion to strike the subpoena was completely granted in Wayne County Circuit Court.  Cardelli Lanfear is […]

The firm is pleased to report that the Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court order granting summary disposition against a crossclaim for indemnification filed by one of its clients.  In Jackson v. Spartan Barricading, the plaintiff sued a firm client, alleging negligence in the supplying of a road construction sign to her […]

Tom Cardelli was part of a group of 15 Primerus members that attended the recent Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) annual meeting. See photo below. Pictured are Primerus employees Chad Sluss, Senior Vice President of Services, and Chris Dawe, Vice President of Services and Associate General Counsel.

The firm is pleased to report that it obtained summary disposition for one of its clients in a third-party automobile negligence matter filed in Wayne County Circuit Court.  In this particular case, the plaintiff sued our client, despite the fact that the plaintiff failed to yield at a stop sign.  The trial court agreed that […]

Partner Michael Smith recently attended the Primerus Global Conference in Boston. Primerus is a network of independent law firms with nearly 200 member firms in over 40 countries. The conference was attended by attorneys from all over the world, including members from Europe, Asia, South America, and North America. Through Primerus, Cardelli Lanfear has access […]

Commerical entities are always interested in knowing whether contractual provisions will actually be enforced by courts.  A Cardelli Lanfear client recently faced this very issue with respect to a forum selection clause in a commercial contract.  The ultimate issue was whether any crossclaims against our client would have to be litigated in the State of […]

The Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court’s decision to grant summary disposition to a Cardelli Lanfear client.  See Giammarco Opinion.  In this case, the plaintiff was allegedly injured following a slip and fall at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.  The plaintiff sued our client in tort, claiming a duty with respect to maintenance of […]

Older Posts »

We are Michigan Attorneys

Cardelli Lanfear is perhaps best known for its trial attorneys who have a proven record of success. Our attorneys have a passion for the law that is unparalleled. Our clients’ problems immediately become our problems.

Tell us about your case

PrimerusAVNBLSC

How Can We Help You?

Ask Now and We’ll Quickly Respond.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Royal Oak Office

322 W. Lincoln
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: (248) 544-1100
Fax: (248) 544-1191

© 2021 Cardelli Lanfear Law
All rights reserved. Disclaimer | Site Map