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Sep 2017
Jun 2017
June 30, 2017

MSC: Supreme Court “adds” extra day to statute of limitations period for medical malpractice actions

The Michigan Supreme Court, in Haksluoto v. Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center, No. 153723, reversed the decision of the Court of Appeals and held that when a timely notice of intent (NOI) is filed, it preserves the day it was filed as one to be used after the required notice period of 182 days ends and the statute of limitations for medical malpractice actions resumes.

Aug 2016
August 18, 2016

COA: More evidence is required to determine whether complaint's allegations sound in medical malpractice or ordinary negligence

In Trowell v. Providence Hospital and Medical Centers, Inc., No. 327525, the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed summary disposition to allow further factual development to ascertain whether plaintiff’s claims sounded in medical malpractice or ordinary negligence.

Jul 2016
July 11, 2016

MSC changes mind, denies leave in medmal setoff case

After briefing and oral argument in Greer v Advantage Health, No. 149494, the Michigan Supreme Court decided to vacate its original grant of leave to appeal because it is now unpersuaded that the questions presented should be reviewed. Greer is a medical malpractice case in which the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the common-law rule of setoff among jointly liable defendants.

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