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Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition In Property Insurance Claim

Anna Geck v Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Wayne County Circuit Court. Plaintiff filed suit seeking to recover for alleged storm damage to her property. After discovery, we filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the suit was barred by the plaintiff’s failure to comply with […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Claim For No Fault Benefits By Four Passengers For Insurance Coverage Based On Misrepresentations Made In The Application For The Policy

Jonathan Lamb, Tatiana Doss Manciel, Shantel Bagby and Dominque White v Integon National Insurance Company, National General Insurance Company and Michigan Assigned Claims Plan, Wayne County Circuit Court. Plaintiffs, Lamb, Manciel, Bagby and White, filed suit as passengers in a vehicle allegedly insured by Integon seeking recovery of no fault […]

Michael J. Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Wrongful Death Claim Against Construction Company

Malinda Hayden, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Nathan Hayden v Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc., et. al., Huron County Circuit Court. Mr. Hayden was fatally injured at work when he was struck by an errant vehicle while providing traffic control (“flagging”) on a 55—mph roadway in Bad Axe, […]

Michael J. Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Construction Site Accident Claim

Gierman v L. D’Agostini & Sons, Inc., Oakland County Circuit Court. Plaintiff, a construction worker, was electrocuted when an excavator made contact with high voltage wires on the job site. The machinery was operated by a sister corporation of plaintiff’s employer. Thus, we asserted that plaintiff was barred from suing our […]

Anne V. Mcardle Obtains Two Separate Orders Granting Summary Disposition Dismissing A Four-Count Complaint For Declaratory/Injunctive Relief And For Breach Of Fiduciary Duties

Yvonne Corbat v Midland County Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Margaret Wegner, Tammi Myers, Don Anger, and Roxanne Wheeler, Midland County Circuit Court. Plaintiff filed a four-count lawsuit asserting that the defendant Midland County enacted and relied upon bylaws that were in violation of state statutes, specifically the Michigan Local Agricultural […]

Anne V. Mcardle Obtains Two Separate Orders Granting Summary Disposition For Pip Claims And For Um/Uim Claims

Jennifer Jochheim v. GEICO , Ingham County Circuit Court. Plaintiff Jennifer Jochheim was a student at MSU, who was struck by a vehicle in a pedestrian cross-walk. She sustained injuries to her right side, but most significantly, she alleged permanent serious disfigurement from gravel that was imbedded in her face, and […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Trucking Accident Claim

Alice Porter-Ives & Gary Ives v H & M Construction, et. al., Crawford County Circuit Court. While in the process of unstrapping cargo from the trailer of her commercial flatbed truck at a construction site, a large duct pipe rolled off the load and struck the plaintiff. Plaintiff filed suit against […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Judgment Of No Insurance Coverage In Favor Of Insurer

Harleysville Lake States Insurance Company v Alexander Comparoni and Encompass Insurance Company, Oakland County Circuit Court, we filed a declaratory complaint on behalf of Harleysville Lake States Insurance Company against Alexander Comparoni and Encompass Insurance Company alleging that the Harleysville homeowner policy issued to Comparoni did not provide coverage to […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Provider Suit

Summit Physicians Group, et al v Integon National Insurance Company, 15th District Court, Summit Physicians Group, et al filed a provider suit against Integon seeking recovery for medical treatment provided to Jonathan Lamb arising out of a motor vehicle accident in which Lamb was an alleged passenger in a vehicle […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition On Appeal In The Michigan Court Of Appeals Based Upon A Misrepresentation In An Application For An Insurance Policy

Angela Jones v Meemic Insurance Company, Michigan Court of Appeals, plaintiff brought suit against Meemic seeking recovery for property damage from a house fire. We filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the plaintiff’s claim was barred because the policy of insurance was rescinded because of misrepresentations made […]