Electric Stick, Inc. v Prim One Ins Co.
Unpublished, Decided September 15, 2016, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 327421, leave denied October 3, 2017 (Docket No. 154899).
The plaintiff failed to disclose bankruptcies and tax liens during the insurance policy application process. When the plaintiff later sued for benefits, the defendant insurer brought a motion for
Bakri v Sentinel Ins Co.
Unpublished, Decided June 21, 2016, Michigan Court of Appeals (Docket No. 326109),leave denied November 30, 2016 (Docket No. 154182) .
Plaintiff was injured and sued the at-fault driver as well as and underinsured motorist benefits. The coverage required consent of the carrier to settle any claim and excluded any coverage for a
21st Century Premier Ins Co v Zufelt
Published opinion per curiam of the Court of Appeals, issued May 24, 2016 (Docket No. 325657)
Zufelt obtained insurance in June 2012 when he had seven points on his driving record, but failed to disclose three points. The insurance policy required an eligible person to have less than 6 points.
Polite v Tyler
Unpublished opinion per curiam of the Court of Appeals, issued March 29, 2016 (Docket No. 325811)
The plaintiff was injured while driving a car insured by American Bankers Insurance Company, including uninsured motorist coverage. The tortfeasor was an uninsured motorist. The plaintiff owned two other vehicles insured by Farm Bureau with the same limits
Garrett v. Washington, et. al.
Published, Decided February 23, 2016, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 323705
Plaintiff settled a PIP claim via case evaluation acceptance. Plaintiff filed a third-party claim against the other driver, along with a uninsured motorist claim against his insurer. The trial court denied a motion to consolidate the two actions, and the
Barnes v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Unpublished, Decided December 17, 2015, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 323134
A non-resident caretaker took out an insurance policy on a car owned jointly by a daughter and her mother. When the daughter got into an accident, she sought PIP benefits. The insurer successfully denied benefits on the
Secura Insurance v. Joy B. Thomas et. al.
Unpublished. Decided December 1, 2015, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 322240
The insurer filed a declaratory action to rescind coverage on a non-owned vehicle which had been endorsed onto the policy. The vehicle was involved in two accidents resulting in claims for PIP and underinsured motorist benefits. Based
The Cincinnati Insurance Company v. V.K. Vemulapalli
Unpublished. Decided November 17, 2015, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 322840, leave denied June 28, 2016, Supreme Court Docket No. 152910
The defendant insured’s building suffered a property loss in 1998. The insured submitted a claim to the insurance carrier for the damage in September 1998 and the insurer
Dragen Perkovic v. Zurich American Ins. Co.
Published. Decided September 10, 2015, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 321531
Plaintiff was injured in a car accident and sought treatment for his injuries. Within three months of the accident, the hospital submitted a medical bill for services to the plaintiff. The defendant insurer denied the claim. Plaintiff then
Adam v. Bell et.al.
Published. Decided August 11, 2015, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 319778
The plaintiff filed a First-Party No-Fault (PIP) claim against State Farm and settled on October 15, 2012, with a release of all claims through that date. On January 16, 2013, the plaintiff filed a Third-Party claim against the at fault driver