Parsed Words: Court of Appeals Strengthens Assigned Carriers’ Ability to Obtain Dismissals Based on Fraud
No-Fault Newsline 10/26/2017

The Court of Appeals issued an opinion for publication in Kalvin Candler, et al v Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Michigan, ___ Mich App ___ (2017)(Docket No. 332998), a case in which Kalvin Candler was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Mr. Candler was uninsured at the time of the accident and the identity of the driver could not be discerned. Therefore, he made a claim with the Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) which is maintained by the Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility (MAIPF). In turn, the claim was assigned to Farm Bureau who eventually paid over $150,000 in PIP benefits.

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Secrest Wardle Executive Partner, Margaret Scott, Appointed as Vice Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee
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Secrest Wardle Executive Partner, Sarah L. Walburn, Authors Chapter in ICLE Damages Handbook
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