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Posted: Jul 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
The plaintiffs, who were members of the Registered Nurses and Registered Pharmacists Union (RNRPh), both called off work on May 11, 2017. The defendant fired the plaintiffs in June 2017 for allegedly striking on that day, in violation of Article 36 of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the union and the defendant.
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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: Jan 30, 2012, 10:05 AM
In the underlying action of In re Moore, unpublished per curiam opinion of the Court of Appeals, Docket No. 298100, December 22, 2011, an interested party in a probate estate (son) alleged that the personal representative provided fraudulent misinformation about the legal obligation to repay a mortgage loan secured by a mortgage on real property.
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Posted: Dec 10, 2010, 9:00 AM
In Harris vs. J.B. Robinson Jewelers, a published opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the District Court's Opinion granting Defendant, J.B. Robinson Jewelers, summary disposition. Plaintiff alleged that when she took her wedding ring, featuring a 2 carat pink diamond, to Defendant for sizing, the pink diamond was replaced with a smaller, colorless stone. To support her claim, Plaintiff presented affidavits of three witnesses who attested to seeing the pink diamond at one time or another
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Posted: Apr 20, 2010, 9:15 AM
Common sense prevailed in the published Court of Appeals opinion of Dancey v Travelers Property Casualty Co, issued April 6, 2010.
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Posted: Mar 26, 2010, 9:40 AM
In Dybata v Wayne County, a published opinion, the COA held that the county was not entitled summary disposition based on governmental immunity because the sewage exception to immunity applied even where the plaintiffs failed to expressly comply with notice requirements.
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Posted: Oct 15, 2009, 1:40 PM
In Fries v Mavrick Metal Stamping, Inc, et al, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's decision denying defendants' motion for summary disposition under MCR 2.116(C)(10) in a published opinion.
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Posted: Sep 1, 2009, 10:50 AM
The Court of Appeals issued a published opinion in Barnard Manufacturing v Gates Performance Engineering, which could cause problems for many appellate attorneys appealing trial court orders on summary disposition.
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Posted: Jul 10, 2009, 2:50 PM
In Teel v Allstate Insurance, 284 Mich App 660 (2009), the Court of Appeals held that Michigan does not recognize a cause of action for spoliation of evidence. In Teel, Plaintiff lost his wife in an apartment fire.
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