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Negligence Law

  • 2017-2018 Legislative Session

    HB5073 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Procedures for Mediation & Case Evaluation of Civil Actions
    HB5456 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claims Act
    SB0644 A Bill to Provide for and Clarify the Liability of and Simplify Claims and Actions Against Insurance Agents and Agencies
    SB1017 Liability of Possessors of Real Property for Injuries
    SB1182 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Attorney Fees
    SB1183 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Attorney Fee Awards
  • 2015-2016 Legislative Session

    HB4175 Equine Activity Liability Act
    HB4244 Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Act, Aviation Activities
    HB4686 An Act to Make Uniform the Liability of Municipal Corporations, Political Subdivisions, and the State
    HB5282 An Act to Make Uniform the Liability of Municipal Corporations
    HB5587 Public Health Code, Pharmacist Refusing to Dispense A Prescription
    SB0149 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Affidavit of Merit
    SB0189 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Recovery of Costs & Fees in an Action Involving the State
    SB0190 Administrative Procedures Act of 1969, Contested Cases
    SB0248 The Insurance Code of 1956, Coverage & Benefits
    SB0288 The Insurance Code of 1956, Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program
    SB1104 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Damages for Medical Expenses
  • 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    SB0923 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Parental Waiver of Liability for Minor
    HB4354 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Medical Malpractice
    HB4612 Insurance Code of 1956, No-Fault Coverage and Benefits
    HB4770 Michigan Vehicle Code
    HB4771 The Michigan Penal Code,
    HB4772 The Code of Criminal Procedure
    HB5156 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Court of Claims Exceptions to Trial by Court Without Jury
    SB0475 Trampoline Court Safety Act
    SB0652 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Court of Claims
    SB0661 Michigan Campaign Finance Act
    SB0743 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Voluntary Membership in State Bar
  • 2011-2012 Legislative Session

    HB5670 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Physician Judgment Rule
    HB5671 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Medical Malpractice
    HB5698 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Emergency Treatment Rendered in a Hospital
    HB5900 Liability for Injuries Sustained in Organized Recreational Activities
    SB0901 Alternate Dispute Resolution Condominium Act
    SB0902 Alternate Dispute Resolution Uniform Arbitration Act
    SB0903 Alternate Dispute Resolution Uniform Arbitration Act
    SB1110 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Emergency Treatment Renderd in a Hospital
    SB1115 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Medical Malpractice
    SB1116 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Medical Malpractice
    SB1117 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Medical Malpractice
    SB1240 Protection from Civil Liability to Persons That Provide Court-Appointed Social Services
    SB1304 Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act
    HB4601 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Liability of Successor Corporations for Asbestos Claims
    HB4866 A bill to provide protection from civil liability related to the operation of farm markets.
    HB4867 Equine Activity Liability Act
    HB4936 The Insurance Code of 1956, Coverage and Benefits
    HB5153 Social Services Agency Liability Act
    SB0071 Insurance Benefits
    SB0191 Attorney Contingency Fees
    SB0293 Personal Insurance Protection Coverage
    SB0294 Fee Schedules for Medical Costs Paid by Personal Injury Protection
    SB0524 Good Samaritan Law
  • 2009-2010 Legislative Session

    HB5744 Torts
    HB4244 Insurance Practices
    HB4317 Drug Product Liability Cases
    HB4318 Liability for Inaccurate Representations Concerning Risks of Certain Drugs
    HB4329 Mini-Tort Recovery
    HB4403 Tort Liability Immunity
    HB4426 Annual Audit of Michigan Catastrophic Claims Associations
    HB4427 Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association
    HB4429 Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association Board
    HB4471 Catastrophic Claims Associations
    HB4680 Definition of Serious Impairment of Body Function
    HB4844 Insurance Practices
    HB4845 Notice and Statute of Limitations
    HB5144 Insurance Practices
    HB5145 Insurance Practices
    HB5146 Insurance Practices
    HB5147 Insurance Practices
    HB5150 Insurance Practices
    SB0160 Catastrophic Claims Association
    SB0161 Catastrophic Claims Association
    SB0354 Mini-Tort Recovery
    SB0425 Unfair Trade Practice
  • 2007-2008 Legislative Session

    HB5838 Mini-Tort Recovery
    HB5994 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Torts
    HB6277 Medical Malpractice Actions
    HB6351 Openness and Obviousness of Conditions on Property
    SB1260 Payment of Damages in Dog Bite Torts
    HB4044 Rescinds Immunity From Liability for Drugs That Have Been Approved By the FDA
    HB4045 Allows Drug Product Liability Cases Previously Prohibited Because of FDA Approval Defense to be Commenced within 3 Years of Repeal of Defense
    HB4046 Clarifies Liability for Inaccurate Representations Concerning Risks of Certain Drugs, Medications, and Supplements
    HB4267 Serious Impairment of Body Function
    HB4301 Define and Provide for General Amendments for Serious Impairment of Body Function
    HB4675 Require FOIA and Open Meetings of the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association
    HB4676 Require Open Meetings of the Catastrophic Clailms Association
    HB4677 Require an Annual Audit of Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association
    HB4678 Increase Membership on the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association
    HB4836 Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
    HB4994 General Amendments to Notice & Statute of Limitations
  • 2005-2006 Legislative Session

    HB5851 Creates Asbestos and Silicosis Compensation Fairness Act
    SB1123 Creates Asbestos and Silicosis Compensation Fairness Act
    HB4669 Expands Good Samaritan Law to Any Health Care Professional Providing Voluntary, Non-Emergency Services
    HB4778 Clarifies Immunity and Liability for Injuries Sustained by Renters and Users of Rented Non-Motorized Watercraft
    HB5024 Provides for Attorney Contingency Fees