Counsel to railroads (Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Canadian National Railway Company, CSX Transportation Inc., Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company, Soo Line Railroad Company, & various short-line railroads) in prosecution and defense of commercial disputes, defense of environmental federal, state, and private industry soil, water, wetlands, and other pollution claims brought under CERCLA, Michigan and Ohio statutory and common law; defense of trespass, nuisance, and other claims; and defense of catastrophic personal injury, toxic tort & property damage claims (e.g. FELA, railroad motor vehicle crossing, trespasser, trackage rights, property tax, asbestos & freight).
Counsel to food manufacturers, processors and distributors; Natural Selection Food Manufacturing, LLC, E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Dole Food Company, Inc., and Kraft Foods Global, Inc. in food safety related matters (e.g. spinach, e-coli, egg e-coli, & foreign material) and other general litigation (e.g. wrongful termination & wrongful death of contractor's employees). Mr. Lozier has represented food producers in dealing with the FDA and state regulators in recall and food product withdrawals. He has also counseled, evaluated and represented food industry clients on insurance claims for recall/product withdrawal expenses, recoupment of equipment breakdown costs and in the defense of third party commercial, property damage, wrongful death, and personal injury claims involving food borne illness.
Counsel to product (construction, agricultural and chemical) manufacturers, distributors, and dealers, oil & gas production, development & investment entities, utility power distribution companies, telecommunication entities and other corporations (e.g. Cloverland Electric Company, Great Lakes ComNet, Inc., E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Deere & Company, Natural Selection Food Manufacturing, LLC, Dole Food Company, Inc., Kraft Foods Global, Inc., The Toro Company, Waypoint Fiber Networks, LLC, The Upjohn Company, Bekum Americas Corporation, American Axle & Manufacturing Inc., Morrison Industrial Equipment, & Wolverine Energy LLC) in commercial litigation (e.g. breach of contract, business tort, covenants not to compete & antitrust), dealer disputes (e.g. dealer closings, antitrust, business tort, creditors’ rights & bankruptcies), in defense of employment claims (e.g. employment termination, civil rights, sex, race and other discrimination, ADA claims, whistleblower & sexual harassment), and in defense of catastrophic personal injury, product liability and toxic tort lawsuits (e.g. wrongful death, loss of limb, paralysis, asbestos/mesothelioma & closed head brain injury).
Counsel to insurance companies (e.g. Lexington Insurance Company, Federal Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, Lloyds of London, Gen Star Insurance Company, Lexington Insurance Company, John Deere Insurance Company, Inc. n/k/a Sentry Insurance Company) and insureds (American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., Bekum America Corporation, & Morrison Industrial Equipment Company) in defense and prosecution of insurance coverage lawsuits and representation through insurance companies of their insureds (e.g. Lexington Insurance Company, Zurich Insurance Company, John Deere Insurance Group, Inc., & CNA Insurance Company) in defense of catastrophic personal injury and property damage claims (e.g. wrongful death, closed head brain injury, paraplegic, quadriplegic, loss of limbs, fire losses and water damage).
Counsel to financial institutions, educational institutions and public entities (e.g. Consumers Professional Credit Union; Security Federal Credit Union; Flint Area School Employees Credit Union; Lake Huron Credit Union; Ingham County, Ingham County Sheriff's Department; Middle Cities Risk Management Trust; Lansing Public Schools & Jackson Public Schools) in defense of officers and directors liability employment termination, law enforcement employment and labor issues, sexual harassment, school civil rights claims & teacher and student related claims.
Counsel in domestic relations matters often entailing large marital estate litigation involving divorce, separation, child custody, spousal and child support and ante nuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Counsel to medical professionals in licensing and medical staff privileges disputes.
Mr. Lozier has served as lead counsel in cases before the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; US District Court in Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois & New Jersey; all state courts in Michigan; and trial courts in Michigan, Illinois & Iowa.
Arbitrator, mediator and ADR facilitator. Besides serving as an advocate in over 100 mediations and arbitrations since 1988, Mr. Lozier has, for years, also served regularly as a case evaluator, as well as a mediator and arbitrator in effectively resolving other parties disputes.