Plaintiff’s Motion for Directed Verdict on the Issue of Serious Impairment Properly “Knicked”
No-Fault Newsline 02/28/2018
In Sherry Ann Sevic v Board of Education for Lansing School District and Charles Knickerbocker, an unpublished decision of the Court of Appeals issued February 13, 2018 (docket #334586), the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s denial of Plaintiff’s Motion for Directed Verdict on the issue of serious impairment on this third-party automobile negligence action. Although Sevic is an unpublished decision and is not binding authority, it demonstrates that there must be no factual dispute regarding the nature and extent of a person’s injuries that is material to determining whether threshold standards are met for a motion for directed verdict to be properly granted.
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