Tag: Douglas v. Allstate

October 4, 2012

Important attendant care warning on Douglas v. Allstate for family member providers, those recovering attendant care On July 30, 2012, in Douglas v. Allstate Insurance Company, the Michigan Supreme Court issued new rules for when an auto accident victim’s family member can be compensated for providing attendant care services to the victim.  This decision will have …

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August 14, 2012

Activist Republican justices do ‘180’ on ‘reasonable charges’ analysis for attendant care services, but then refuse to commit in Douglas v. Allstate For nearly 30 years, Michigan courts have considered the rates charged by commercial care giving agencies when determining what constitutes a “reasonable charge” for family-provided attendant care services. But, now, the Michigan Supreme …

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August 7, 2012

The movie “the Godfather” ends with Michael Corleone taking revenge and wiping out all of the Corleone family enemies.  If you’re a Michigan lawyer or judge, you could be forgiven for wondering if the past two weeks have seen the equivalent of the Michigan Supreme Court’s version of this movie classic. The four Republican justices …

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