Skip to main content
A Better Partnership

February 2013

Feb 2013
13
February 13, 2013

Court of Appeals finds release of no-fault claims "by or on behalf" of insured may bar first-party medical claims

In Michigan Head & Spine Institute, PC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., the Court of Appeals concluded that an insured's release of all claims "by or on behalf of" the insured barred future first-party medical claims asserted by the insured's healthcare providers. Motorist Pellumbesha Biba, an insured o

Feb 2013
13
February 13, 2013

Court of Appeals rules that Tax Tribunal's adoption of pre-trial assessment of property value was an independent assessment of properties' true value

In Pontiac Country Club v. Township of Waterford, the Court of Appeals concluded that the Tax Tribunal did not abandon its obligation to independently value the true value of the properties at issue by adopting the pre-trial assessment of the properties by the Township. The dispute arose after the Pontiac Country Club disputed th

Feb 2013
11
February 11, 2013

MSC Orders on February 8, 2013 Include Suspension Without Pay of Wayne County Judge McCree

Among the actions of the Michigan Supreme Court on February 8, 2013, the Court ordered Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Wade H. McCree immediately suspended without pay pending outcome of sealed disciplinary proceedings. The Court also granted an applicat

Feb 2013
11
February 11, 2013

MSC remands whistleblower case for reinstatement of trial verdict

In a technically-unanimous opinion, the Michigan Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and remanded a Whistleblowers' Protection Act (WPA) case for reinstatement of a trial verdict for plaintiff. It was technically unanimous since Justice Zahra did not participate because he was on the Court of Appeals' panel that reversed the trial court's denial of summary dispositi

Feb 2013
08
February 08, 2013

MSC affirms injunction against medical marijuana dispensary

The Michigan Supreme Court has affirmed the Court of Appeals in a February 8, 2013 opinion, holding that a medical marijuana dispensary that facilitates patient-to-patient transfers of marijuana is not protected by the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) and is therefore subject to injunction as a public nuisance. See the prior post on the Court of Appeals opinion

Displaying results 13-18 (of 22)
 |<  <  1 - 2 - 3 - 4  >  >| 

NOTICE. Although we would like to hear from you, we cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Also, we cannot treat unsolicited information as confidential. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you.

By clicking the ‘ACCEPT’ button, you agree that we may review any information you transmit to us. You recognize that our review of your information, even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us, and even if you consider it confidential, does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could and will be used against you.

Please click the ‘ACCEPT’ button if you understand and accept the foregoing statement and wish to proceed.

ACCEPTCANCEL

Text

+ -

Reset