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Mike Guss and William Clos Obtain Summary Disposition On A Homeowners Policy For Additional Loss Based Upon The Mend The Hold Doctrine And Faulty Workmanship Exclusion

Charles and Dianne McSwain v. Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company, Macomb county Circuit Court. Plaintiffs filed suit seeking to obtain additional coverage after a water loss in their residence on a homeowner policy issued by Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company. The Plaintiffs hired a third-party, Select Restorations, to repair their […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition On Claim For Additional Property Loss Under A Homeowners Policy After A Fire

La Tanya Hurt v Depositors Insurance Company, Wayne County Circuit Court. Plaintiff filed suit for appointment of an appraiser to determine additional property loss from a house fire on a homeowner policy issued by Depositors Insurance Company resulting from a fire in April, 2012. After discovery we filed a motion for summary disposition on the […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition To Recover Payments Made To The Loss Payee/Mortgagee From The Insure

Meemic Insurance Company v Angela Jones, Wayne County Circuit Court, after obtaining summary disposition in the case of Jones v Meemic on behalf of Meemic that the homeowner policy issued by Meemic to Angela Jones was properly rescinded based upon misrepresentations in the application affirmed by the Michigan Court of Appeals, suit was […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Recovery Of $379,608 Improperly Billed For Nursing Services

MIC General Insurance Corporation, Individually and as Assignee of the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association v Lynn Peridore, Mid Valley Interim HealthCare Services, Inc., et al, Saginaw County Circuit Court. Investigation disclosed that over the period April 2012 to January 2017 MIC had been billed $379,608.90 for nursing services allegedly performed by Lynn Peridore […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition In Alleged Contaminated Food Case

Charles Manoloff v Roncelli, Inc., et al, Wayne County Circuit Court, plaintiff filed suit alleging injuries incurred when he allegedly bit into a cheeseburger contaminated by a screw at the Garage Dearborn Restaurant. The complaint alleged that multiple defendants including Roncelli, Inc. involved in the construction of the restaurant were responsible […]

HKPC Obtains Affirmance Of Summary Judgment From The Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals In Civil Rights Case

Robert Garceau, et. al. v City of Flint, et al., Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2011 the City of Flint Police Department had an excess of sergeant openings. Thus, its then-Chief of Police, defendant Alvern Lock, provisionally promoted 12 officers until the Department could create and administer a formal promotional exam. Following the […]

Bill Clos Obtains Dismissal In Provider Suit

Orchard Laboratories v Titan Insurance Company, 19th District Court. Plaintiff/provider filed suit to recover for alleged services provided to the underlying insured, Dawn Ruiz, who claimed she was injured in an auto accident in 2004. When Plaintiff failed to respond to our standard set of discovery and submit its corporate representative […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Dismissal In Suit For No Fault Benefits

Michael Lee Atkins and Ashley Nicole Albritten v Integon National Insurance Company, Wayne County Circuit Court, the plaintiffs filed suit against Integon seeking recovery of no fault benefits from an alleged motor vehicle accident of 2/13/17. The plaintiffs failed to answer interrogatories and we filed a motion to compel and […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nathan Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In No Fault Priority Dispute Based On Domicile

Home-Owners Insurance Company v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Central Mutual Insurance Company and State Farm Mutual, Eaton County Circuit Court, claim by Home-Owners Insurance Company to obtain reimbursement of $623,000 in no fault benefits paid for injuries and death of Brent Hannahs who was injured and subsequently died from injuries […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Declaratory Action

AMCO Insurance Company v Sparkle Hill, et al, Oakland County Circuit Court, we filed a declaratory action on behalf of AMCO Insurance Company against Sparkle Hill, Inc. and Invecor, LLC d/b/a AMB Business Supply to obtain a determination that AMCO had no duty to provide coverage or a defense to […]