Nick v Grange Ins. Co.Unpublished. Decided November 4, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 317136. The plaintiff filed this lawsuit when the defendant-insurer refused to pay for a fire loss at the plaintiff’s residence. The reasons for the denial was the fire was intentionally set and that the plaintiff made misrepresentations when filing his claim
Bahri v. IDS Property Casualty Ins. Co.Decided October 9, 2014, Published December 9, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 316869, Leave Denied September 16, 2015 Supreme Court Docket No. 150486. On October 20, 2011, Plaintiff was involved in an auto accident and claimed first-party and uninsured motorist benefits from IDS under a personal auto policy.
Steel Supply & Engineering Co. v. Illinois National Ins. Co.Unpublished. Decided August 18, 2014, Case No. 1:13-CV-1034 (W.D. Mich 2014); Affirmed August 13, 2015, Fed App 0570N (6th Cir. 2015). Plaintiff contracted with a City to supply and erect steel structures as a part of a larger construction project. During the course of the project, the
Vaughan v. Doe, et alUnpublished. Decided July 29, 2014, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 315313. The plaintiff was injured while driving a vehicle owned by her father. At the time of the accident, plaintiff was not living with her father. The vehicle was insured by Defendant, 21st Century Centennial Insurance Company. The uninsured coverage provided
State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. KapraunUnpublished opinion per curiam of the Court of Appeals, issued July 3, 2014 (Docket No. 310564). The defendant hired a company that sent fax advertisements on behalf of the defendant, and was thereafter sued for conversion (property damage) and violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act from the
Twp. of Maple Forest v. Clearwater Drilling, LLCUnpublished. Decided May 29, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 314798. The defendant was sued for causing damage to the plaintiff’s building. The damage arose when the defendant, which was drilling a well on the plaintiff’s property using a water-chemical solution under high pressure, broke through into the
Miles v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.Unpublished. Decided May 6, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 311699. The plaintiff was struck by a vehicle and injured when he attempted to cross a street. The driver of the vehicle was not insured. The plaintiff filed suit against his insurer to recover PIP benefits only. The
Schumitsch v. Pioneer State Mut. Ins. Co.
Unpublished. Decided March 20, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 313046.The plaintiffs were insured under a farm owners policy. A barn on their property, and the contents, were destroyed in a fire. The policy, however, did not cover loss to farm structures or farm personal property.
Graham v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
Unpublished. Decided February 18, 2014 Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No. 313214.The plaintiff was injured in an auto accident and filed suit to recover PIP benefits. During that lawsuit, the plaintiff discovered the defendant was not insured at the time of the accident. The plaintiff did