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6
Jun

Michael Schwartz, Amy Applin, and Danielle DePriest Obtain Court of Appeals Reversal of Trial Court Decision

Michael Schwartz
ZAC shareholders Michael Schwartz and Amy Applin, and associate Danielle DePriest, recently obtained a victory in an appeal of an adverse trial court decision regarding the rescission of an insurance policy.  The Court of Appeals reversed, holding that the policy was legally rescinded and that the [...]
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4
Jun

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan’s Article on Learning to Love Lawyers Published in Right of Way Magazine

ZAC Boardman
ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan’s recent article, Do You Hate Lawyers? Learn to Love them and Create a Cohesive Team in the Process, appeared in the May/June issue of Right of Way Magazine. The article – a sneak peak of their upcoming presentation at the International Righ[...]
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15
May

Covenant Update: Michigan Court of Appeals Holds Anti-Assignment Language in Insurance Policy Unenforceable

DePriest ZAC
In a recent published opinion, the Michigan Court of Appeals held that a medical provider is entitled to pursue no-fault PIP claims against an insurer based on an assignment of rights from a patient.  The court also held that an anti-assignment provision in an insurance policy is unenforceable beca[...]
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10
Apr

James Wright and a Team of ZAC Attorneys Obtain Summary Disposition in Multi-Million Dollar No-Fault Lawsuit

Jim Wright
On April 5, 2018, ZAC shareholder Jim Wright – with invaluable assistance from Amy Applin, Theresa Bodwin, Michael Schwartz, and Tali Wendrow – obtained summary disposition in the largest case in which the firm has represented our valued client. As a result of the team’s efforts throughout thi[...]
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3
Apr

Title VII Prohibition on Sex Discrimination Applies to Transgender Persons Despite Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Nick Guttman
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a transgender woman’s sex discrimination claim despite her employer’s attempt to use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (“RFRA”) to shield itself from liability. In EEOC v. R.G & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., the Court held[...]
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