In May 2017, the Michigan Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in Covenant Medical Center v State Farm, finding that health care providers do not have a statutory cause of action to assert claims directly against insurers under the No-Fault Act. The decision leaves open the possibility that individual claimants could contractually assign their rights to their providers.
To help lawyers understand the opinion and its ramifications, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) produced an on-demand webcast – No-Fault Practice After Covenant – featuring Zausmer, August & Caldwell attorney Kaitlyn Cramer. Kaitlyn and co-panelist Dustin Hoff of Christensen Law in Southfield, Michigan, explained the nuances of the Court’s decision and the practical consequences for lawyers who prosecute and defend no-fault claims.
Click the image below to see a preview of the program.