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Amended complaint unrelated to original complaint in same proceeding because the original complaint did not constitute a claim
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2011

The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, applying Michigan law, has held that an amended complaint filed during a claims-made policy period constituted a claim, but determined that the claim did not relate back to the original complaint filed before the claims-made policy period because the original complaint was not a claim as defined by the policy.



Heather A. Lohman
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Coverage barred by insured's failure to report suit until after motion for default judgment
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

Applying Michigan law, the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan has held that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify an insured where the insured neglected to notify its insurer of suit or to forward pleadings as required by the policy.



In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

On July 11, 2011, the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, on its own motion, stayed the access charge litigation between Lucre, Inc., a local exchange carrier, and Qwest’s long-distance entity, rather than address Qwest’s motion to dismiss several claims in Lucre’s complaint.


Opportunity for FICA savings on severance
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2010

A recent US District Court case for the Western District of Michigan may give employers authority to file for refund claims of FICA (Social Security) taxes on severance pay and to avoid FICA taxation on future severance pay.


Chad R. Fuller
  • Troutman Sanders LLP

The Class Action Chronicle - Fall 2017
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2017

This edition focuses on rulings issued between May 15, 2017, and August 15, 2017. In this issue, we cover four decisions granting motions to


Nina R. Rose
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP