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Newton v DAIIE; (COA-UNP, 5/29/1979; RB #322)

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Michigan Court of Appeals; Docket No. 78-2203; Unpublished  
Judges Cavanagh, Bashara, and Allen; Per Curiam  
Official Michigan Reporter Citation: Not Applicable; Link to Opinion alt    


STATUTORY INDEXING:  
Entitlement to PIP Benefits: Arising Out of / Causation Requirement [§3105(1)]

TOPICAL INDEXING:
Not Applicable    


CASE SUMMARY:  
In a short per curiam Opinion, the Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment denial of no-fault benefits to plaintiff who was shot by her estranged husband while she was operating an automobile. The Court held that, "Shotgun injuries have no causal connection with the use of an automobile, nor are they foreseeably identifiable with the normal use, maintenance, and ownership of a vehicle."


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