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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 […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Provider Suit For No Fault Benefits On The Basis That The Provider Suit Was Barred By Misrepresentatinos Made In The Application For The Insurance Policy By The Insured Which Barred All Coverage Including For Alleged Innocent Third Parties

Omega Rehab Services, LLC v Integon National Insurance Company, 91th District Court, Omega Rehab Services filed suit against Integon National Insurance Company seeking to recover for medical treatment provided to Destiny Gaines arising out of a motor vehicle accident in which Gaines was an alleged passenger in a vehicle insured […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Judgment In Declaratory Action That There Is No Coverage For Underlying Wrongful Death Suit

AMCO Insurance Company v Bari J. MacNeill d/b/a MacNeill Contracting and Penny Risteau, Personal Representative of the Estate of Jason Robert Risteau, Deceased, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division, we filed a declaratory complaint to obtain a ruling that AMCO Insurance Company did not […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition In Auto/Pedestrian Accident

Janet Thurman v Pies, Inc. d/b/a Domino’s Pizza, Washtenaw County Circuit Court, claim by plaintiff, Janet Thurman, for alleged multiple serious injuries arising out of a motor vehicle accident in which she was struck by Pies, Inc.’s pizza delivery driver’s vehicle while standing in the middle of and attempting to cross Ann […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Summary Disposition In Coverage Case

In Safeco Insurance Company of America v Sebastien Lebon, Matthew Kamps and Yreva Muhammad, Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert Muhammad, Deceased, we filed a declaratory action to determine there is no duty to provide coverage or a defense to Lebon or Kamps for the wrongful death suit filed […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Affirmation From The Michigan Court Of Appeals Of Summary Disposition

Erin Naseef v Wallside, Inc., Michigan Court of Appeals docket number 329505 (2017), the plaintiff appealed from the summary disposition we obtained in favor of Wallside, Inc. The plaintiff claimed that she was injured while a repair crew was fixing a window in her home. We filed a motion for […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition For Global Orange Development, Llc, (Dba Biggby Coffee) In Vicarious Liability Law Suit; Alfred Champagne -V- Global Orange Development, Llc, Et. Al., Ingham County Circuit Court

Plaintiff filed suit against Global Orange Development, stemming from an automobile accident that occurred on January 29, 2013. Plaintiff asserted that Global Orange was vicariously liability based on the fact that the Global Orange employee had performed a substantial amount of his work for Global Orange from his home-to such […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition For City Of Flint In Age Discrimination Law Suit; Donna Poplar -V- City Of Flint, Genesee County Circuit Court

In 2011, the City of Flint was facing a financial emergency. Thus, the State of Michigan appointed an Emergency Financial Manager. On the EFM’s first day in office, he discharged the plaintiff, along with six other employees, and replaced them with his own trusted advisors. Three months after she was […]