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Novak v Nationwide Insurance Co.

Novak v Nationwide Insurance Co., 235 Mich. App. 675, 599 N.W.2d 546 (1999), established that an insurance carrier did not violate the anti-redlining provisions of MCL 500.1209 when its termination of the agent was in conformity with MCL 500.1209(5); that the agent was not protected from termination by MCL 500.1209(3) or (4) which prevents termination based on geographic location or actual or expected loss experience; and that no cause of action existed under the Fair Housing Act, the Michigan Insurance Code, the agent termination and redlining provisions of MCL 500.1209, and the Civil Rights Act.