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Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Federal Civil Rights Claim

Stacy Erwin Oakes v Karen Weaver and City of Flint, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Plaintiff was the Chief Legal Officer of the City of Flint until she was discharged in January 2017. She filed a complaint alleging that she was fired because of the legal […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Disposition In Provider Suit Based On Misrepresentation In The Application

Mendelson Orthopedics, Inc. v National General Insurance Company, 37th District Court, claim by the plaintiff/provider, Mendelson Orthopedics, to recover for alleged services provided to Litha Mallett who claimed she was injured in an auto accident while a passenger in a vehicle insured by Integon. We filed a motion for summary […]

Mike Guss Secures Mutual Dismissal, With Prejudice, After Five Day Jury Trial

The Hurley Clinic v Susan Moulton & Susan Moulton v The Hurley Clinic, Genesee County Circuit Court. Defendant/Counter-Plaintiff is a nurse practitioner who worked for The Hurley Clinic. When her employment contract was set to expire on December 31, 2011, Hurley drafted a proposed Separation Agreement that agreed to waive the […]

Anne V. Mcardle Obtains Summary Disposition In Premises Liability Action

Eric Antilla v CBOCS Properties, Inc., aka Cracker Barrel, Bay County Circuit Court, case no. 17—3073—NO-JS, Hon. Sheeran. The plaintiff filed this premises liability suit against the Cracker Barrel in Bay City, after he slipped and fell on black ice on a sidewalk leading into the restaurant in March 2015. […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Order From Supreme Court Denying Plaintiff’s Application For Leave To Appeal

Angela Jones v Meemic Insurance Company, Michigan Supreme Court, the 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 We filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the claim was barred because the policy of insurance was rescinded because of material misrepresentations made […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Affirmance On Appeal To The Michigan Court Of Appeals Of Summary Disposition Granted In Auto/Pedestrian Accident

Janet Thurman v Pies, Inc. d/b/a Domino’s Pizza, Michigan Court of Appeals docket number 334821 (2017), claim by plaintiff, Janet Thurman, for alleged multiple serious injuries resulting from a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident in which she was struck by a Pies, Inc. pizza delivery driver’s vehicle while standing in the middle of and […]

Michael F. Schmidt And Nate Peplinski Obtain Dismissal In Another Provider Suit

Pain Stop, MD PLLC (Shantel Bagby) v National General Insurance Company, 15th District Court. Provider suit filed for recovery of alleged expenses incurred for claimant Shantel Bagby. We filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the claim was based on a policy of insurance issued by Integon […]

Mike Guss Obtains Summary Disposition In Seven-Count Federal Civil Rights Claim

Timothy Keeler v Hurley Medical Center, et. al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Plaintiff is a physician’s assistant who worked for Hurley Medical Center from 1997 until he was discharged in September 2016. He filed a complaint claiming Hurley violated his First Amendment rights by […]

Michael F. Schmidt Obtains Summary Judgment In Declaratory Action

Nationwide Property & Casualty Insurance Company v James Brown, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Nationwide insured James Brown for a claim for water damage to his home. After extensive discovery we filed a motion for summary judgment on the basis that there were misrepresentations in […]

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

The Pain Center USA, PLLC v National General Insurance Company, 15th District Court. Provider suit filed for recovery of alleged expenses incurred for claimant Jonathan Lamb. We filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the claim was based on the policy of insurance issued by Integon National […]