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12
Mar

Zausmer, August & Caldwell Rises Up the List of the Largest Michigan Law Firms in 2019

Zausmer, August & Caldwell is proud to announce that it is now the 12th largest law firm in Southeastern Michigan, as published in Crain’s Detroit Business. “We are very pleased to continue our steady rise on the Crain’s largest law firm list. This is a testament to the hard work of al[...]
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7
Mar

New Act Limits County Road Commissions’ Autonomy in Looming 5G Rollout

Late last year, the Michigan Legislature enacted the Small Wireless Communications Facilities Deployment Act (the “Act”), which will have a significant impact on municipalities’ ability to collect fees for new technology added to utility poles. The Act purports to streamline Michigan’s ro[...]
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4
Mar

Michigan Court of Appeals Finds Fraud Provision in Policy Triggered Even Though the Plaintiff Later Admitted to Fraud

In a recent unpublished opinion, the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed summary disposition for the defendant insurer where the claimant misrepresented her abilities at her deposition, but later admitted that she had lied. In Marija Sabados v State Farm Mut Auto Ins Co., the plaintiff filed suit [...]
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26
Feb

Michigan Court of Appeals Offers Reminder that Requests for Admission are Not Meant to Establish the Merit of Claims

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently offered a reminder that Requests for Admission are meant to save resources by limiting the issues in dispute, and are not a means to litigate the merits of a party’s claims. In Malusi v Farm Bureau General Ins Co of Michigan, the plaintiff was struck by a [...]
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12
Feb

ZAC Associate Brian D. King Presents to Michigan Trucking Association

ZAC associate Brian D. King recently presented to the Michigan Trucking Association’s (MTA) Eastern Safety Council at its monthly meeting. Brian shared a number of steps that motor carriers could take to structure more effective driver training and document retention programs. He also talked about[...]
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