The Michigan Supreme Court in its 2022-23 term decided several consequential and in some cases tricky questions of law, including whether equitable parenting rights extend to certain LGBTQ couples, if premises are liable for open and obvious hazard injuries and, most significantly, whether those injured before the 2019 auto no-fault insurance reforms were subject to the new fee schedule.
The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a short, single paragraph ruling that may have put the final nail in the coffin of the state's Flint water criminal cases.
Rep. Andrew Fink will seek the Michigan Republican Party nomination for Michigan Supreme Court justice, he announced Monday, and will not run for reelection in the House of Representatives.
A longstanding mechanism that prevented property and business owners from being sued if a visiting person is injured – and the hazard was open and obvious – was overturned this summer, and now attorneys and business leaders across Michigan are working to understand how that could affect their clients and colleagues.
The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday unanimously denied leave to appeal in a trust dispute dealing with relationships by affinity and whether those individuals could be revoked from a will or trust under conflicting sections of estate law.
A split Michigan Supreme Court on Monday struck down the retroactive component to the 2019 no-fault auto insurance medical fee schedule that set limits on reimbursements in the system, with a 5-2 majority ruling it does not apply to those injured before its passage.
Courts can review criminal sentences that are within the proper guidelines outlined in law, a split Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
A new trial was ordered for a man convicted of armed robbery after a 5-2 majority of the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Monday that the use of involuntary statements during his trial, statements given during an interrogation, had violated the defendant's constitutional rights.
The disciplinary action leveled against 3rd Circuit Court Judge Tracy Green was modified by the Michigan Supreme Court on Monday and a six-month suspension without pay was imposed, the bench ruled in a fractured but largely harmonious opinion issued Monday.
A legal test to determine if a workplace incident had sufficiently contributed to an injury warranting worker's compensation benefits was overruled by the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday in a 4-2 decision – a finding that could affect pending and future workers' compensation cases.