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Author: Daniel I. Jedell


18
Oct

Landowners Beware: Res Ipsa Loquitur Applies to Premises Liability Claims

In a recent published decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals confirmed that the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur is available to prove a circumstantial case of negligence based on a premises liability theory. The plaintiff in Pugno v Blue Harvest Farms, LLC, an air compressor technician, was visiti[...]
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5
Feb

Michigan Court of Appeals Clarifies Requirements for Showing ‘Objectively Manifested Impairment’ and Proving Causation in Auto Negligence Cases

When it comes to third-party auto negligence cases, sorting out exactly what it takes to meet the “serious impairment of body function” threshold under MCL 500.3135 can be a tricky issue for both plaintiffs and defendants. This is particularly true where the case involves an “invisible injury,[...]
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