FOR THE SETTLEMENT YOU DESERVE.

Lawyers’ Corner: Uncooperative Injured Party in Perryman v Farm Bureau Mut Ins Co

When you represent a medical provider, an uncooperative injured party can make everyone’s case more difficult. But is there anything you can do when the injured plaintiff drops out of the case? A new Michigan Court of Appeals decision has some suggestions.

Read More

Lawyers’ Corner: Medical Provider Claims in Dawoud v State Farm Mut Auto Ins Co

An uncooperative injured party can make collecting medical providers’ no-fault benefits a lot harder. Now a new case says that by not following court orders, a plaintiff can even get your medical provider claims dismissed.

Read More

Lawyers’ Corner: Expert Witness Fees in Spine Specialists of Michigan v State Farm Mut Auto Ins Co

When you represent a medical provider in an auto no-fault case, the line between party and expert can easily become blurry. When your doctors go under oath, are they testifying to facts, or opinions? If they are used as experts are they entitled to expert witness fees? A recent published Michigan Court of Appeals case […]

Read More

Lawyers’ Corner: One Year Back Rule in Henry Ford Macomb v Farmers Ins Co

One day doesn’t make that much difference to most people. But for attorneys, one day can cut your client off from thousands in recovery. When it comes to statutes of limitations or the no-fault “one year back rule”, every day counts.

Read More

Lawyers’ Corner: Provider Privity in Michigan Head & Spine Institute v State Farm

Medical provider attorneys know well that their doctors and hospitals have an independent claim for no-fault benefits against an insurance provider. But how independent is that claim? A recent unpublished Michigan Court of Appeals decision says provider privity could put an end to your First Party case.

Read More