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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?

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Michigan Supreme Court Affirms Mind-Body Connection

Holding that personal injury claims may also include emotional and psychological damages means is also significant in the Michigan no-fault context. Find out why. With summer almost here, the holidays seem like a long time ago;  but late last December, while most of us were buying presents, the Michigan Supreme

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Be Wary of Those Calling for No-Fault “Reform”

Often, those no-fault “reforms” will do more harm than good for those who could benefit from no-fault the most: each and everyone one of us. While another week has gone by without any legislative action on Michigan no-fault reform, specifically SB 248, a version of which is now stalled on

MCCA Vehicle Assessment Drops for Upcoming Fiscal Year

While the MCCA assessment as decreased, we should not be distracted from the broader issue – transparency. If you have not heard by now, starting July 1, 2015, the per-vehicle assessment made by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) will drop from $186 to $150, a $36 difference. The MCCA determines

Are Parallel Parking Spaces Designed for Vehicular Travel?

Last month, the Michigan Supreme Court heard oral argument in Yono v Department of Transportation concerning this very issue. Plaintiff had suffered injury while walking back to her car, which was parallel parked along M-22 in Suttons Bay, Michigan.  Plaintiff filed suit against the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), alleging