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Supreme Court Reverses Oil Service Pit Injury Ruling On No-Fault Benefits
Thursday, February 8, 2024

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a Court of Appeals holding in a case of a woman injured after falling into a service pit at an automotive shop, with a majority of the court ruling that she was entitled to no-fault benefits.

Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Two Prejudice Cases
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

In two unsigned orders issued Wednesday, the Michigan Supreme Court declined to take up cases that dealt with potential prejudice against defendants.

Justices Focus On Potential Remedy In Adopt-And-Amend Oral Arguments
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court and attorneys robustly debated how the consequential "adopt and amend" case should be decided and what remedies were reasonably available during oral arguments held Thursday.

High Court Splits Over Whistleblower Protection Ruling
Friday, December 1, 2023

A split Michigan Supreme Court on Friday declined to grant leave to appeal or take further action in a case dealing with the Whistleblower's Protection Act, one that it had ruled on previously in an earlier version of the same lawsuit.

Supreme Court Remands 50+ Sentencing Appeals Due To Recent Ruling
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

A glut of criminal cases seeking leave to appeal on sentencing grounds were remanded Wednesday to the Court of Appeals by the Michigan Supreme Court, with justices citing their recent decision in People v. Posey.

Judges Required To Receive Continuing Education
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

All Michigan judges starting in 2024 must complete at least 24 hours of continuing judicial education every two years under a Michigan Supreme Court order issued Wednesday.

Flint Water Criminal Prosecution Ends Without Convictions
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Attorney General Dana Nessel's office's attempts to prosecute several state officials for actions during the Flint water crisis officially ended on Tuesday without any convictions.

Welch Calls For Leg Action, Bolden Keeps Party Line In High Court Term
Friday, September 29, 2023

The Michigan Supreme Court in its 2022-23 term decided several consequential and in some cases tricky questions of law, including whether equitable parenting rights extend to certain LGBTQ couples, if premises are liable for open and obvious hazard injuries and, most significantly, whether those injured before the 2019 auto no-fault insurance reforms were subject to the new fee schedule.

No-Fault Medical Fee No Longer Applies To Prior Crash Survivors
Monday, July 31, 2023

A split Michigan Supreme Court on Monday struck down the retroactive component to the 2019 no-fault auto insurance medical fee schedule that set limits on reimbursements in the system, with a 5-2 majority ruling it does not apply to those injured before its passage.

Supreme Court Says Sentences Within Guidelines Are Reviewable
Monday, July 31, 2023

Courts can review criminal sentences that are within the proper guidelines outlined in law, a split Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

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