This Michigan Court of Appeals ruling provides insurance companies with several new defenses to agency attendant care performed by family members.
Appellate court rules health care providers don’t have to appeal auto insurer utilization reviews prior to filing lawsuits under Michigan’s No-Fault Act, but insurers may use them to evaluate the reasonableness and need for products, services and accommodations for an injured person.
This plaintiff’s party life style resulted in the Michigan appellate court upholding dismissal of her PIP case due to fraud.
Effective July 1, Michigan auto insurance rates will increase by $28 per vehicle for state’s catastrophic injury fund.
- No Fault Liability
- Motor Vehicle Liability
- Appellate Law
- Auto Liability
- Trucking Liability
- insurance policy
- Civil Litigation
- Fraud Activity
- Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
- Premises Liability
- Cargo Liability
- Judicial Estoppel
- Retail Liability
- Driver Exclusion
- Risk Management
- Public Policy
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- Environmental Legislation
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- Medicare Issues
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- Michigan Appellate Courts Help Define ‘Sudden Emergency’ in Motor Vehicle Liability Cases
- Post-Judgement Collection Techniques for Insurers
- Are Case Evaluation Sanctions Gone Baby, Gone?
- Michigan No-Fault Act Requires Diligent and Timely Action by all Parties
- Michigan Supreme Court Rules 2019 No-Fault Act Amendments not Retroactive
- No-Fault Litigation Utilization Reviews are Certainly no Vulcan Mind Trick
- Appellate Court Rules Medical Providers Cannot Revoke Assignments During No-Fault Litigation