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Michigan No-Fault Benefits
The No-Fault Automobile Act was enacted by the Michigan Legislature to provide adequate and prompt compensation to parties injured in automobile accidents, regardless of who is at fault.
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Ohio's Latest Tort Reform
On January 6, 2005, Governor Taft approved the most recent version of Am. Sub. SB 80. The new law will become effective April 6, 2005 and made several significant changes to existing statutory provisions.
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Decision Deals Blow to "Make Whole" Doctrine
Last fall, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision upholding a clause in an agreement allowing an insurance company to be reimbursed for the medical expenses it paid on an insured’s behalf from the insured’s third party tort recovery, even though the insured had not yet been fully compensated.
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