Pitt, McGehee, Palmer & Rivers

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

Fraud Class Action


Latest Case Update

The plaintiffs have filed an application to appeal the Court of Appeals dismissal of the case with the Michigan Supreme Court. The matter has been fully briefed and we are awaiting a decision from the Michigan Supreme Court. We are cautiously optimistic that the Michigan Supreme Court will reinstate the Bauserman Class Action, permitting tens of thousands of Michiganders to recover money seized by the Unemployment Insurance Agency. We will update this site when we have received a decision from the Michigan Supreme Court.

UIA Injustice Testimonial

Posted March 17th, 2016

Injustice at the Hands of the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) By Jonna F. March 17, 2016 Upon losing my job in July 2014, I promptly filed for unemployment benefits with the State of Michigan.  I received my unemployment without incident.  As required, I logged into the site every week and certified my benefits, answering […]


UIA Fraud Case – UPDATE

Posted September 16th, 2015

October 6, 2015 Meeting The October 6th Meeting at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel in Novi was well attended. Individuals who have experienced unjustified overpayment and penalty assessments by the UIA or who have experienced garnishments and tax refunds intercepts described their situations to those in attendance and were able to secure advise from the team of […]