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Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition That There Was No Uninsured Motorist Coverage Applicable To The Plaintiff’s Claim

Tiffany Buchanan V MemberSelect Insurance Company, et al, Wayne County Circuit Court Civil Action Number 14—00099-NI, claim by plaintiff for uninsured motorist benefits arising out of an auto accident in which plaintiff was a passenger in her own vehicle involved in an intersection accident. The plaintiff sued the driver of […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nathan Peplinski Obtain Declaratory Judgment In U. S. District Court Coverage Case

Liberty Insurance Corporation v Glenn Bowles and Kyle Valentine, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Case Number 13—13784. We filed a complaint for declaratory judgment that Liberty Insurance Company did not owe coverage or a defense to its insured for allegations made against him in a […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Judgment In A U. S. District Court Case For Claim For Insurance Coverage For Fire Loss

Hatcher v Nationwide Property & Casualty Insurance Company, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Civil Action Number 13—13926. Suit by plaintiff to recover dwelling and content loss in excess of $250,000 from a fire at plaintiff’s home pursuant to a homeowner policy issued by Nationwide. After raising multiple […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition As To Claim For Alleged Theft Loss

Manal Elia and Fares Elia v Depositors Insurance Company, Macomb County Civil Action Number 13—4271—CK. Suit by plaintiffs alleging a theft loss from their home pursuant to a homeowner policy issued by Depositors Insurance Company. Depositors investigated the claim and noticed the EUOs of the plaintiffs. The EUO of the […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Judgments In Homeowner Insurance Fire Claim

Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company v Kasey McDermott, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division. Claim by Nationwide insured, Kasey McDermott, for $490,000 in damages resulting from a house fire under a homeowner policy. Nationwide made some initial payments and also paid the mortgagee $131,859.29. It was then discovered […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Supreme Court Order Denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s Application For Leave To Appeal

Crawley David McFadden v Titan Insurance Company, Wayne County Circuit Court, Michigan Court of Appeals docket number 316012, Michigan Supreme Court docket number 147554 (2014), claim by McFadden against Titan Insurance Company pursuant to alleged certificate of insurance claimed to be issued to McFadden. We obtained a summary disposition from […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Dismissal Of Third Party Auto Case As Sanction For Plaintiff’s Failure To Comply With Discovery Order

Denishia Lewis v Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC and Alisha Barnes, Wayne Court Circuit Court, claim by Denishia Lewis against Alisha Barnes for injuries allegedly incurred from alleged auto accident. We filed discovery requests on behalf of Alisha Barnes which Lewis did not timely answer. We filed a motion to […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition Per Order Of Michigan Court Of Appeals On Application For Leave To Appeal

James Jackson v Mark David Radzwion, PVS Transportation, Inc., et al, Wayne County Circuit Court, claim by plaintiff for alleged injuries resulting from alleged car/truck accident. After obtaining discovery responses and deposing the plaintiff we filed a motion for summary disposition that the plaintiff’s third party tort action from the […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition In A Declaratory Action That Homeowner Policy Did Not Provide Coverage For Wrongful Death Suits Against The Insured’s Son

Depositors Insurance Company v Dahlia Luera-Harris, Personal Representative of the Estate of Anthony Harris, et al, Ingham County Circuit Court, declaratory judgment case we filed on behalf of Depositors Insurance Company to argue there was no duty to provide coverage or a defense to Depositors’ insured’s son pursuant to a […]

Summary Disposition Obtained By Michael F. Schmidt In Claim For Uninsured And Underinsured Motorists Benefits

Brandon Davis v Nationwide Insurance Company, et al, Wayne County Circuit Court, claim by plaintiff for uninsured and underinsured motorists benefits arising from a one vehicle accident in which the plaintiff was a passenger and claimed uninsured and underinsured motorists benefits. We responded with a motion and brief for summary […]