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Scheduled For An Independent Medical Exam? Here’s What To Expect

Scheduled For An Independent Medical Exam? Here’s What To Expect

No-fault insurance companies typically request that persons injured in a Michigan auto accident undergo what is called an independent medical exam (“IME”). The No-Fault Act specifically allows for this independent medical examination after a car crash victim files a claim for Michigan no-fault benefits. The law says that, when the mental or physical condition of […]

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Stephen Sinas Talks No-Fault On Lansing-Area Television Program

Stephen Sinas Talks No-Fault On Lansing-Area Television Program

Lansing auto accident attorney Stephen Sinas discussed the current state of Michigan’s no-fault insurance system on the August 10, 2017, edition of “Open Line,” a live television call-in program. Stephen is a leading authority on Michigan no-fault law. He also serves as legal counsel for the Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) and teaches a class […]

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Posted in: Auto No-Fault Insurance, Auto No-Fault Reform, Firm News, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan No-Fault Act

Sinas Dramis Lawyers Write No-Fault Content For Statewide Publication

Sinas Dramis Lawyers Write No-Fault Content For Statewide Publication

As leading authorities on the Michigan no-fault insurance system, the team of Michigan car accident attorneys at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm wrote the content for the most recent edition of Michigan Innovative Health Magazine, which focused on auto no-fault law. Michigan Innovative Health Magazine is a statewide publication that provides information on wellness and […]

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Appellate Court Nixes “Innocent Third-Party Rule” In PIP Cases Involving Fraud

Appellate Court Nixes “Innocent Third-Party Rule” In PIP Cases Involving Fraud

The “innocent third-party rule” in Michigan no longer exists in cases of insurance fraud — at least until the state Legislature decides to create such a rule, the Michigan Court of Appeals announced in Bazzi v Sentinel Ins Co (Docket No. 320518). As a result, innocent third parties, including medical providers who treat persons injured […]

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Crucial Medical Provider Reimbursement Case Heads To Michigan Supreme Court

Crucial Medical Provider Reimbursement Case Heads To Michigan Supreme Court

Can hospitals, doctors and other medical service providers file their own lawsuits against no-fault insurers, seeking reimbursement for services they’ve rendered to persons injured in car crashes? If so, can these treatment providers protect their right to reimbursement by sending written notice to no-fault insurers of their intent to collect payment on their own? By granting leave to appeal […]

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Posted in: Auto No-Fault Insurance, Michigan Auto Law, Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan No-Fault Act, Michigan Supreme Court

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