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Attorney Fees Awarded for Frivolous Action

September 12, 2011

Bishop & Heintz recently was successful in conjunction with obtaining a dismissal of a lawsuit brought against a client concerning condominium development, and obtaining reimbursement to the client of all of the client’s fees and costs. Doug Bishop and Matt Classens secured a decision from the court that the Plaintiff’s actions in filing the lawsuit against the client had been frivolous. Michigan court rules provided, under Rule 2.114(f), for sanctions for frivolous claims and defenses.