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June 2011

Jun 2011
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June 15, 2011

COA Opinion: Duty to mitigate does not require bank to foreclose before pursuing claims against guarantor

In Fifth Third Bank v. Canvasser, the Court of Appeals affirmed summary disposition in favor of the bank against a guarantor even though the bank did not foreclose on the underlying collateral before suing the guarantor. Defendant Mark Canvasser guaranteed a several commercial loans for his real-es

Jun 2011
15
June 15, 2011

COA Opinion: Not an abuse of discretion to deny rescission as remedy for fraud where party seeking rescission is attempt to avoid its own breach of contract

In Woods v. JLG Industries, Inc., the Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed a $1.3 million jury verdict. JLG raised numerous issues on appeal, including that the trial court should have granted rescission to JLG based on the jury's verdict on its fraud counterclaim. The Court of Appeals reasoned that rescission wi

Jun 2011
08
June 08, 2011

COA Opinion: A claim that an ambulance failed to timely respond to a 911 call sounds in medical malpractice rather than ordinary negligence.

In Lockwood v Mobile Medical Response, Inc, No. 295931, Judge Kelly authored the majority opinion, reversing the trial court's order that denied defendant's motion for summary disposition. Judge Krause issued a dissenting opinion. The majority found the plaintif

Jun 2011
08
June 08, 2011

COA Opinion: A successful medical marijuana defense requires more than just proving that the amount at issue did not exceed the amount reasonably necessary to treat a medical condition

Judges Murray and Hoekstra issued a majority opinion in People v. Anderson, No. 300641, upholding the trial court's refusal to allow a defendant, charged with manufacturing marijuana, from presenting a medical use defense under the state's Medical Marijuana Act. In doing so, th

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