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William K. Fahey

William Fahey’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • City of Taylor v Detroit Edison Company

    Practice Area:
    Energy & Utilities
    Date:
    May 31, 2006
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    City attempted to force electric utility to relocate its lines underground. The lower courts required the utility to bear the underground relocation costs, but the Michigan Supreme Court reversed and held that the City had no authority to adopt an ordinance imposing those costs on the utility.
  • English Garden Condominiums, LLC v Howell Township

    Practice Area:
    Land Use & Zoning
    Date:
    Dec 05, 2007
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    Reversed lower court and successfully defended township's right to seize letter of credit for unfinished land use project.
  • Altman v Meridian Township

    Practice Area:
    Land Use & Zoning
    Date:
    Jun 08, 1992
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    Successfully defended township's right to require developer to make a road improvement as a condition to permitting a new subdivision development.
  • Eyde Brothers v Eaton County Drain Commissioner

    Practice Area:
    State, Local And Municipal Law
    Date:
    Dec 29, 1986
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    Successfully defended public's right to use existing road right of way for the installation of sewer and water systems without the approval of the underlying landowner.
  • National Steel Corp v Public Service Comm

    Practice Area:
    Energy & Utilities
    Date:
    Jan 09, 1990
    Outcome:
    Win
    Description:
    Successfully defended gas utility's regulated service area.