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In Gazi Tipou v. Lashanda Marsh and Farm Bureau General Insurance Company, an unpublished decision of the Court of Appeals issued February 27, 2018 (Docket No. 334588), the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s grant of summary disposition in favor of Defendant Farm Bureau on the basis of a material misrepresentation. Although Tipou is an unpublished opinion, and therefore, not binding authority, the decision reiterates how a seemingly trivial misstatement of fact to an insurer may warrant a complete dismissal under Bahri, supra.

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Secrest Wardle Executive Partner, Sarah L. Walburn, Authors Chapter in ICLE Damages Handbook
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Secrest Wardle Welcomes Associate Lindsay D. Schmidt to Troy Location
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Announcing the March 2018 Episode of Secrest Wardle's MI PIP Monthly
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Executive Partner, Margaret Scott Appointed to the DMC (Detroit Medical Center) Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Advisory Board
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