Michigan Court of Appeals shoots down notion that, even with the proliferation of drones and security cameras, the reasonable expectation of individuals should be lower.
Michigan Court of Appeals reverses trial court’s decision not to impose case evaluation sanctions against an indigent party because sympathy towards a party cannot excuse application of the court rules.
Shadow of COVID-19 continues to loom over real estate markets, leaving lenders, property owners and landlords in difficult position.
So you think your contract is airtight? A court may rule differently due to latent ambiguities in the contract language.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, Michigan’s real estate industry braces for a potential wave of foreclosures and evictions.
Recent federal appellate court ruling clarifies who decides whether a dispute can be arbitrated.
Illinois Supreme Court tells litigation “tourists” looking to file their case in the “Land of Lincoln” for a potential better outcome to stay home!
Supreme Court rules the standing of pension plan participants can be challenged even if there is evidence of wrongdoing in plan management, when the plan is fully funded.
Applying lessons learned from the 2008 economic crash, mortgagees may want to consider challenging property tax assessments during pandemic crisis to protect the value of their collateral.
Under Michigan law, landlords may be able to recover future damages after a tenant vacates leased premises, even if the lease does not include an acceleration clause.
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