Pop. That was the sound of a champagne cork popping. But it was the insurance companies that are celebrating. Not only do they make record profits in Michigan, but those profits look to be in no danger of being threatened after the 2012 Michigan Supreme Court election.
Although the election of University of Michigan Law professor Bridget Mary McCormack was an extremely positive development for seriously injured accident victims, and victims of insurance company abuse and fraud, the reelection of two activist Republican justices with a 100% record of ruling for insurance companies was a definite set-back.
I’ve written previously about my own recommendations for the Michigan Supreme Court. This year the candidates will be part of the election on Nov. 6, 2012.
No matter your political ideology, no matter if you are a Democrat or a Republican or an independent, it is important to know two things:
In my previous blog, I gave some basic information about Judge Connie Marie Kelley, Judge Shelia Johnson and Bridget Mary McCormack. Today, I’d like to address some common questions about these justices:
Here’s a clever and funny campaign video featuring the cast of the West Wing, reuniting to teach Michigan voters how to fill out the ballot on Nov. 6, and addressing the importance of the Michigan Supreme Court election.
Walk and Talk the Vote – West Wing reunion – Bridget Mary McCormack
When most people vote on Nov. 6, they’ve already made up their minds for president. But judges and the Supreme Court are a different matter.
Justice Robert P. Young, Jr., a conservative Republican justice who is running for reelection to his second 8-year term on the Michigan Supreme Court, has a double standard when it comes to following the law. The auto accident attorneys at Michigan Auto Law want to warn voters that, simply put, Young thinks he does not have to follow the law if he doesn’t want to.
But he thinks other judges must follow the law no matter what.