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Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition On Medical Provider Claim; Procare Injury & Rehab Centers, Llc, (For Sher-Ron Lusane) -V- Titan Insurance Company, Royal Oak District Court

Procare Injury and Rehab Centers filed a lawsuit against Titan Insurance Company alleging entitlement to No-Fault provider expense benefits arising out of Procare’s alleged treatment to Sher-Ron Lusane who was allegedly involved in a motor vehicle collision. After Mr. and Mrs. Lusane’s EUO, we filed a motion for summary disposition […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Defeat Claims For Utpa Penalty Interest And Sanctions

Joseph G. Nickola, Personal Representative of the Estate of George and Thelma Nickola v MIC General Insurance Corporation, Mich App (2015), a claim for underinsured motorist benefits, following an arbitration award plaintiff sought recovery of sanctions for MIC’s denial of the initial request for arbitration and also sought UTPA penalty interest of […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition On Six (6) Medical Provider Claims; Renue Therapy, Llc, -V- Titan Insurance Company, Ingham County Circuit Court

Renue Therapy, LLC, filed six (6) separate lawsuits against Titan Insurance Company alleging entitlement to No-Fault Provider expense benefits arising out of Renue’s alleged treatment to numerous patients who were allegedly involved in motor vehicle collisions. After deposing the owner of Renue Therapy and the prescribing physician, we filed a […]

HKPC Obtains Affirmance Of Involuntary Dismissal From The Michigan Court Of Appeals In A First Party No-Fault Benefits Suit Seeking Penalty Interest And Attorney Fees

Sefika Ademi v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and Amerisure Insurance Company, Court of Appeals No. 319934. Suit brought by the widow of a truck driver killed in a motor vehicle accident, seeking no-fault benefits, penalty interest and attorney fees. The widow’s claim for survivor’s loss benefits was resolved, but the […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition As To Claim For No Fault Benefits Arising From A Motor Vehicle Accident On The Basis That There Was No Proof That The Plaintiff Had A Policy Of Insurance Issued By Defendant

Marco Morones v Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Vincent Harden & Associates, LLC, Wayne County Circuit Court, claim by the plaintiff for no fault benefits arising from a motor vehicle accident. After discovery we filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the plaintiff had no proof that […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Claim For An Alleged Injury Incurred During A Window Repair

Erin Naseef v Wallside, Inc., Oakland County Circuit Court, the plaintiff filed suit against Wallside, Inc. claiming she was injured while a repair crew was fixing a window in her home. After discovery we filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that Wallside, Inc. contracted with an independent […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Claim For Alleged Damages To Motor Vehicles

Marks One Car Rental, Inc. v David Todd and GEICO Indemnity Company, Macomb County Circuit Court. Claim by the plaintiff for alleged damage to two vehicles allegedly stolen from a GEICO insured. Following discovery we filed a motion for summary disposition on behalf of GEICO on the basis that the plaintiff […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtained Summary Disposition As To Plaintiff’s Construction Accident Claim And Also As To Claims For Contractual Indemnity And Breach Of Contract To Procure Insurance

Ricardo Morales v Fluor Constructors International, Inc., Wayne County Circuit Court, claim by the plaintiff of total disability resulting from an alleged construction accident while working for a subcontractor at a construction project at the Marathon Oil Refinery in Detroit. After discovery we filed a motion for summary disposition on […]

Michael J. Guss And Anne V. Mcardle Win Summary Judgment In The U.S. District Court For The Eastern District Of Michigan, Pursuant To A 27 Page Written Opinion And Order Of The Hon. Laurie J. Michelson

McLeod v City of Flint, David Bender, Marcus Mahan, et al – U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Case No. 13—CV—1287. The plaintiff, Curtis McLeod, was one of two suspects arrested in Flint after Officer David Bender observed two individuals wearing t-shirts covering their faces, appearing to be involved with criminal […]

HKPC Obtains Affirmance Of Summary Disposition From The Michigan Court Of Appeals In An Agency Termination Suit

Beckett-Buffum Agency, Inc. v. Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Court of Appeals No. 321273. Suit brought by insurance agency following termination of its Agency Agreement by Allied, for lack of production, since the agency failed to submit the statutory minimum twenty-five applications for insurance in a twelve month period. […]