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Posted: Feb 25, 2019, 11:15 AM
Under the precedent set in Spohn v Van Dyke Public Schools 296 Mich App 470 (2012), the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled that because of a failure to disclose a possible personal injury claim in a pending bankruptcy action, the Wayne County Circuit Court should have granted the defendants’ motion for summary disposition. McDonald v. Yeldon, Unp. Per Curiam Op. of COA issued 01/03/2019 (Docket No. 339309).
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Posted: Oct 10, 2018, 2:10 PM
An attorney who performed work on a personal injury lawsuit, but then left the law firm before a settlement was reached in the case, was not entitled to an equitable lien on the proceeds of the settlement, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Posted: Apr 22, 2011, 10:15 AM
In Sharp v City of Benton Harbor, the COA held that a curb comes withing the definition of "a public highway, road, or street," for purposes of applying the highway exception to governmental immunity to municipalities. In Sharp, the plaintiff sustained injuries when she stepped onto a crumbling curb.
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