In Michigan, the limitations period for a suit based on a policy of property insurance is determined by the contract, and may be as little as one year pursuant to MCL § 500.2833(1)(q). As compared to the general breach of contract limitations period (six-years) this is quite short, making it a potential problem for insureds or […]
On June 11, 2017, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began, without any warning, arresting dozens of Iraqi nationals, many of them living in the metro-Detroit area. Most or all of these Iraqis are subject to final orders of removal (deportation); however, despite those orders, they have been living in the United States for years, and […]
The Michigan Court of Appeals, in Gonzales, et al. v Farm Bureau General Insurance Company of Michigan, distinguished between “general” and “specific” policy language as to its application to uninsured motorist benefits.
The Michigan Court of Appeals, in Batton-Jajuga v Farm Bureau General Insurance Company of Michigan, held that where a property destroyed by fire was replaced through an insured’s purchase of property pursuant to a land contract, the land contract was sufficient to trigger the insured’s replacement coverage.