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Dingeman & Dancer, PLC New Website is Launched

Dingeman & Dancer, PLC has announced the launch of their new website. Dingeman & Dancer is a full service law firm specializing in real estate law, residential and commercial development, estate planning, zoning and tax law, oil and gas as well as personal injury and wrongful death. The new site provides an expanded view of…

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Dingeman & Dancer, PLC Receives First Tier Ranking from U.S. News & World Report

Traverse City, MI February 16, 2015 – Dingeman & Dancer, PLC has received a First Tier Ranking from U.S. News & World Report, one of the recognized guides to legal excellence in the United States for over 30 years. The ranking is achieved from feedback from clients and peers as well as information obtained from…

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Ashley Wilson Joins Dingeman & Dancer, PLC

Ashley Wilson has recently joined the law firm of Dingeman and Dancer. Wilson is a Traverse City native who attended law school at Michigan State University where she majored in Pre/Law Political Science. While at Michigan State, she took an internship with State Representative Jon Switalski. After graduating from Michigan State, Wilson attended Cooley Law…

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The Father Fred Foundation marks 25 years

When the Traverse City State Hospital closed in 1989, Father Edwin “Fred” Frederick, the Hospital’s Catholic chaplain, was concerned that many of the residents were without a place to go and would end up lost, homeless and with little hope. Father Fred invited myself and a handful of supporters to form the Father Fred Foundation…

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Mark Dancer featured in article concerning $100 million fund for meningitis victims

The Traverse City Record-Eagle featured attorney Mark Dancer in an article regarding a $100 million-plus fund to compensate victims who suffered or developed fungal meningitis as a result of tainted steroids. Attorney Dancer, along with attorney Dan Myers, represents nearly 80 clients with varying levels of injury. Attorney Mark Dancer stated, “There was so much…

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Dingeman & Dancer PLC, Obtain a $5 Million Judgment

Dingeman & Dancer, PLC obtained a $5 million judgment for the wrongful death of Charles Cuykendall in Missaukee County, Michigan. Charles Cuykendall was killed at the home of Donald Staats. Staats shot Cuykendall in the head with a Dan Wesson .44 Caliber handgun, killing him instantly. Staats was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the criminal…

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Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson has received a Tier 1 Ranking from Best Lawyer

Traverse City, November 6, 2013 – Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson has received a Tier 1 ranking from Best Lawyers®, the recognized guide to legal excellence in the United States for more than 30 years. The ranking is achieved from feedback from clients and peers as well as information obtained from the firm. Best Lawyers, in…

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James A. Christopherson Selected for Best Lawyers in America for the Fourth Time

Traverse City, August 15, 2013– For the fourth year in a row, James Christopherson of Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty area of Arbitration and Mediation. Less than one percent of practicing attorneys nationwide receive this award in any year. Best Lawyers has…

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Family of Neglected Senior Care Facility Resident Receives Confidential Settlement in Wrongful Death Case

The family of an 86-year-old local senior care facility resident received a $1.75 million confidential settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit alleged neglectful care at a Northern Michigan senior care facility over the course of several months in 2010 and 2011 when staff at the facility failed to properly care for and protect…

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Mark Dancer and Dan Myers appear in two local TV news stories regarding victims of contaminated steroid shots

TRAVERSE CITY, MI — Life has become a lot more challenging for Theresa Hall. Since receiving a contaminated steroid injection last September, Hall has been in and out of the hospital, battling Fungal Meningitis. “My life, as I knew it, went straight down the tubes,” says Theresa. “My medications alone are $12,000 a month…its like…

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