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Property, Fire and Casualty
Property, Fire and Casualty / August 17, 2011
Court/Case No: Oakland County Circuit Court/2010-111937 CK
Tried/Argued Before: Jury Trial
Verdict: No Cause for Action on all counts
Name of Judge(s): Michael Warren
Keys to the Case:
This was a first-party insurance claim for water damage due to frozen pipes. Defense counsel obtained a ruling on a motion for summary disposition that the house was unoccupied at the time of the loss, and then proved to the jury that the homeowner failed to take the required precautions to maintain heat in the house by maintaining gas service.
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