It is very difficult to predict whether you or a loved one will one day need long-term care insurance. A diagnosis like Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia can drastically change your life and your financial plans. With an estimated five […]
In a recent opinion marked for publication, the State of Michigan Court of Appeals made clear that no-fault insurers cannot avoid penalty interest by delaying benefit payments while a particular claim is under investigation.
Fraser Trebilcock Litigation Department Chair, Thad Morgan, recently prevailed in a case involving a question of coverage under a life insurance policy. The main question in the case was whether the insurer properly denied the claim and rescinded the policy […]
The beginning of the year is always an excellent time to look at your financial situation. Financial planning, modifying your investments, determining what amount to put into your IRA or 401K plan, and college planning are all important and should […]
If your health insurance policy was cancelled in anticipation of the start of the Affordable Care Act, you may soon be able to have it reinstated. Today, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) said that after careful […]
Hospitals, health systems and group practices (“Providers”) have a new opportunity to create localized, exclusive provider networks by partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (“BCBS”) for its new insurance products. With the looming implementation of the of Patient […]
Slow as much as you can but hit it!!!…rather than swerve. I am referring to objects that suddenly appear in the road ahead of a driver. This advice is often given in relation to deer darting out in front of […]
Due to the hype about avoiding probate, many couples title their motor vehicles in both of their names. For convenience, some couples title their vehicles in the name of the spouse who purchased them regardless of who regularly drives them. […]
Many parents will soon be sending one or more of their children to college and many of those children will be living in an apartment or rental house. Among the lengthy list of things to consider when your child is […]
Under current Michigan insurance law, all persons who own an automobile operated on Michigan streets and highways must carry liability insurance. Liability insurance provides an available source of payment to a person seriously injured or killed as the result of a driver’s negligence.