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20
Nov

Elizabeta Rumery Obtains Summary Disposition in No-Fault Case and Dismissal of Five Other Lawsuits Due to Fraud

ZAC associate Elizabeta (Liz) Rumery recently obtained summary disputation of a no-fault matter on behalf of Everest National Insurance Company. Liz convinced a Wayne County Circuit Court that Everest was entitled to rescind the plaintiff’s auto insurance policy because of the material misrepresen[...]
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17
Nov

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Proud to Join with ITC Holdings Corp. to Support MSU’s InnovateGov

Zausmer, August & Caldwell recently teamed up with its valued client, ITC Holdings Corp., to provide financial support for Michigan State University’s InnovateGov program. InnovateGov is an experiential learning program within the College of Social Science. A 10-week summer program, InnovateG[...]
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22
Oct

Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan Present on a Judge’s Role in Valuation Determinations

ZAC shareholders Mischa Boardman and Devin Sullivan recently presented to a large and very engaged group of attendees at the International Right of Way Association Fall Education Seminar (Michigan Chapter) in Bay Harbor, Michigan. In their educational session entitled “Judges Have the Final Say[...]
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16
Oct

Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright Obtain No-Cause Verdicts in Multimillion-Dollar Negligence Dispute

ZAC shareholders Jeremy Mullett and Jim Wright recently concluded a seven-day trial that resulted in the entry of no-cause verdicts against two plaintiffs. The third-party automobile negligence action, litigated in Wayne County Circuit Court, was brought by two plaintiffs, who sought non-economic[...]
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1
Oct

ZAC Lawyers Present at Insurance Alliance of Michigan Seminar

The Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM) held its annual “Insurance & the Law” Seminar for Insurance Claims Professionals on September 24th with nine Zausmer, August & Caldwell attorneys speaking on a variety of insurance topics. James C. Wright and Michael A. Schwartz’s presentati[...]
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21
Aug

Daniel Jedell Obtains Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Landlord

ZAC attorney Daniel Jedell recently obtained summary disposition for a valued firm client in a premises liability lawsuit involving a tenant’s alleged wintertime slip-and-fall. The plaintiff claimed that she fell on a patch of black ice on the sidewalk outside of her apartment building, sustain[...]
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30
Jul

ZAC Sponsors Golf Outing for County Road Commission of Michigan

Zausmer, August & Caldwell recently sponsored a golf outing for the County Road Commission of Michigan. Four ZAC attorneys, including Devin Sullivan, enjoyed the outing at the Links of Novi with clients and members of the organization. ZAC has a robust eminent domain practice, representing count[...]
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18
Jul

James Wright and Danielle DePriest Use ‘Out of the Box’ Approach for Win in Federal Court

Jim Wright
Using a creative legal strategy, James Wright and Danielle DePriest recently scored a significant win for a valued firm client. As a result of their “out-of-the box” approach, the team helped our client avoid more than $1.5 million in exposure. Two major medical providers filed suit against o[...]
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18
Jul

Theresa Bodwin and Elizabeta Rumery Obtain Summary Disposition based on Fraud

Theresa Bodwin
Theresa Bodwin and Elizabeta Rumery recently obtained summary disposition for a valued firm client in a matter that involved misrepresentations by the named insured. The insured was involved in an automobile accident and later complained of back, neck, and jaw pain, as well as headaches and dizzines[...]
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12
Jul

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Continues its Climb Up the List of the Largest Michigan Law Firms in 2018

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is pleased to announce that the firm is now the 19th largest law firm in the Michigan according to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, which published its annual list of the largest Michigan law firms on June 25, 2018.  Last year, the firm was ranked 23rd. “Our firm’s con[...]
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