Business Litigation Attorney in Southfield, Michigan

Can you tell us about a memorable business dispute you handled?

Southfield, MI lawyer David Binkley tells the story of one of his most memorable business litigation cases.

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i represented a company that made
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a giant machine for general motors it
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was called a marriage
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cell it sat on an assembly floor
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and you brought in the chassis and you
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brought in the body they met in
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this giant machine and they basically
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screwed the two of them together thus
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the name the marriage cell
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general motors came to see the
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tryout for the machine and
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at best it failed so general motors
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rejected
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and walked out my client called me in a
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panic and said
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what do i do i asked him where the
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machine was he says it’s on our shop
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floor and i said put it on a low boy
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and i don’t care what you do deliver it
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to general motors
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i don’t care if you put it on the porch
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of the renssen
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i want that machine delivered to general
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motors and he did it
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general motors took the machine put it
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aside and then some
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clever engineer on their side started to
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take it apart
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and started cannibalizing it for these
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integral components
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well under the ucc when you accept
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a machine and you disassemble it you’ve
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accepted it
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that constitutes acceptance under the
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code and we won
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on an action for price for a machine
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that
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didn’t work
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you

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