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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 […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Claim For First Party No Fault Benefits

McBurrows v Safeco and American Country Insurance, Wayne County Circuit Court. McBurrows sued Safeco and American Country Insurance seeking recovery of uninsured motorist benefits and no fault benefits arising from a motor vehicle accident in which McBurrows was a passenger in a taxi that was involved in a multi vehicle […]

Anne Mcardle Obtains Summary Disposition In Um/Uim Case Based On No Serious Impairment; Dale And Connie Freeborg -V- Mic General Insurance Corporation, Genesee County Circuit Court

Plaintiffs were involved in a motor vehicle accident and claimed injuries to their back, neck, and knees. We filed motions for summary disposition as to each plaintiff. As to Mr. Freeborg, we argued that his claimed impairments have not objectively manifested themselves in any fashion. When reviewing the medical record […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Construction Site Accident Claim

Jeffrey Jean v Three Rivers Construction, Saginaw County Circuit Court. While working for a subcontractor at a construction project at the Ryder Center on SVSU’s campus, plaintiff ascended a ladder, striking his head on a beam that allegedly protruded into the plaintiffs path of travel. He filed suit, alleging violation of […]