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October 2012

Oct 2012
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October 26, 2012

COA Opinion: Employee has actionable right under WDCA to seek medical treatment for work-related injuries

In Cuddington v United Health Services, Inc, a former United Health Services ('UHS') employee claimed that he had been fired for seeking medical treatment for a work-related injury. The Court of Appeals held that employees have a right under the Worker's Disability Compensation Act ('WDCA') to seek medical treatment and need not file a workers

Oct 2012
26
October 26, 2012

COA Opinion: First mortgage of record has priority over condominium-association lien despite assignment of mortgage

In Coventry Parkhomes Condominium Association v Federal National Mortgage Association, the Court of Appeals held that a mortgage on a condominium unit had priority over a subsequent condominium-association lien on that unit. The assignment of the mortgage had no effect on the Condominium Act's rule that the first mortgage of record has priorit

Oct 2012
26
October 26, 2012

COA Opinion: District libraries cannot ban firearms

In Capitol Area District Library v Michigan Open Carry, Inc, the Michigan Court of Appeals barred the Capitol Area District Library (the 'CADL') from enforcing its ban on openly carrying firearms into its libraries. The Court held that MCL 123.1102 completely occupies the field of firearm regulation and, therefore, CADL's policy was preempted.

Oct 2012
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Oct 2012
25
October 25, 2012

COA Opinion: MI courts have jurisdiction over victimless offenses committed by non-Indians on Indian lands

In People v Collins, the court of appeals held that Michigan courts have jurisdiction over 'victimless' offenses committed by non-Indians on Indian lands located within the state. In 2009, defendant Collins was captured on video surveillance selling Ritalin to another person on Indian lands

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