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THE NEW NO-FAULT SCHEME: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

                        On July 1, 2020, Michigan’s new Auto Law will take full effect. While Michigan drivers were previously required to purchase unlimited No-Fault PIP benefits, drivers can now opt for less medical coverage in exchange for reduced premiums. Under the new law, drivers can choose from various coverage levels, including: $50,000 (if a Medicaid recipient); $250,000; $500,000; or unlimited. Further, Medicare recipients will have the option to “opt-out” of maintaining PIP coverage.

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Winter Weather Driving Tips

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New Law Aims to Lower Insurance Premiums

Author: Ashley Wahl

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Third-Party No-Fault: What is the Threshold?

AuthorAshley Wilson

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The No-Fault Road Map

AuthorAshley L. Wilson

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$100 million settlement reached in meningitis case

A preliminary settlement of more than $100 million for victims of a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak has been reached. Dingeman and Dancer, PLC, which represents northern Michigan clients invovled in a lawsuit is helping its clients file claims with the Federal Bankruptcy Court to take part in the settlment.

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Attorney General Investigating Contaminated Meningitis Case

The US Attorney General, Michigan Attorney General and the FBI are investigating the Massachusetts-based company that manufactured tained steroids that reached Northern Michigan. Dingeman and Dancer, PLC represent over seventy patients who were injected with this contaminated steroid in a civil case against the manufacturer, New England Compounding Center. In a recent Record-Eagle article, attorney Mark Dancer stated that while the criminal probe will have little impact on the civil case, it may bring some relief to his clients.

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Frivolous Lawsuits? What about Frivolous Defenses?

For nearly two decades, there has been a concerted effort by many in corporate America (and particularly in the insurance and pharmaceutical industries), with the help of the political right, to convince the public that “frivolous lawsuits” filed by “trial lawyers” are a pandemic.  Those trumpeting this charge want the public to believe that the vast majority of personal injury lawsuits are “frivolous” and that these “frivolous lawsuits” are responsible for many of the woes that we face in this country, including high insurance rates, sky-rocketing medical costs, and a civil justice system that is out of control and ...

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