Publications for Thomas R. TerMaat
Two years ago, the Michigan Supreme Court found that the minority/insanity tolling statute applied to both the no-fault statute of limitations and the one year back rule. More recently, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Joseph v Auto Club Insurance Association overruling the previous decision.
The Michigan Court of Appeals has provided guidance for use in calculating the amount to be paid for family-provided attendant care services in a No Fault case.
This outline is intended to assist our clients in evaluating “first-party” claims for personal and property protection benefits arising under the Michigan No-Fault Act. Throughout this Outline, citations are made to specific sections of the Michigan No-Fault Act. A complete copy of the current No-Fault Act is contained in Appendix A.
The standard jury instructions are contained in Appendix B. These instructions provide the mechanism by which the jury will address and resolve contested issues.
In the much-anticipated decision in Regents of the University of Michigan v Titan Insurance Company, the Michigan Supreme Court overturned Liptow v State Farm and Cameron v ACIA...