2020 Virtual No-Fault Institute

no-fault institute recordings & materials
2020 Virtual No-Fault Institute – What Now? 
Hosts: George T. Sinas, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Lansing and Wayne Miller, Miller & Tischler PC, Farmington Hills


Session 1: PIP

  • Introduction to the New Legislation & Update on PIP Cases
    Wayne Miller, Miller & Tischler PC, Farmington Hills 
  • PIP Options
    Tom Sinas, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Grand Rapids 
  • The New Fee Schedules; HB5858
    Pratheep Sevanthinathan, Seva Law Firm, Troy 
  • Coordination of Benefits and Related Issues
    Matt Payne, Sigal Law Firm, PLLC, Southfield 
  • The New Provider Cause of Action; Assignment of Benefits; Competition for Benefit Payment
    Richard Hillary, Miller Johnson, Grand Rapids 
  • New Rules for Neurological Rehab Clinics/CARF Accreditation
    Bryan Schefman, Schefman & Associates PC, Bloomfield Hills 
  • The New Utilization Review Process
    Catherine Tucker, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Lansing 

Session 2: PIP

  • New PIP Priorities and the ACP
    Martin Hogg, Miller & Tischler PC, Farmington Hills 
  • The IME Process
    William Decker, William W. Decker, Jr., LLC, Grand Rapids 
  • Statute of Limitations Issues
    Andrew Horne, Miller & Tischler PC, Farmington Hills
  • Attendant Care Limitations
    Nick Andrews, MAJ Silver Sponsor, Liss, Seder & Andrews PC, Bloomfield Hills 
  • No-Fault Penalties: Interest and Attorney Fees
    Jennifer Measel, Haas & Goldstein PC, Farmington Hills 
  • Out of State Issues: Non-Residents Injured in Michigan & Michigan Citizens Injured Out of State
    Richard Burns, Law Offices of Richard F. Burns Jr., Bingham Farms
  • PIP Case Law Update
    Wayne Miller, Miller & Tischler PC, Farmington Hills 

Session 3: Tort Update

  • The New RBI Options: Scope and Exercise
    Ayanna Hatchett, Johnson Law, PLC, Detroit 
  • Litigating Tort Claims for Non-Economic Loss
    Robert Raitt, MAJ Past President, Michigan Auto Law, Farmington Hills 
  • Litigating Tort Claims for Excess Economic Loss
    Steve Sinas, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Lansing 
  • Tort Claims for Out of State Residents
    Joshua Terebelo, Michigan Auto Law, Farmington Hills 
  • Liens in Tort Claims
    Robert June, Law Offices of Robert June, P.C., Ann Arbor
  • Implications for Uninsured and Underinsured Claims
    Ron Weiner, MAJ President-Elect, Lipton Law Center, PC, Southfield 
  • Threshold Case Law Update
    George Sinas, MAJ Past President, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Lansing 

Session 4: Mixed Bag

  • The DIFS ACP and the Andary Constitutional Lawsuits
    Mark Granzotto, Mark Granzotto, PC, Berkley 
  • Agency Issues:  Required Forms; Selling Experiences; and Agent E & O Liability
    Mike Hale, Hale & Hirn, PLLC, Northville 
  • The Role of DIFS Under the New Law
    Adrienne Logeman, Logeman, Iafrate & Logeman, PC, Ann Arbor 
  • Political Update and Status
    Kevin McKinney, Legislative Coordinator, CPAN 
  • Notice Requirements for Different Transportation Authorities
    Chad Engelhardt, Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC, Ann Arbor 
  • The New Court Rules and the Impact on No-Fault Litigation
    David E. Christensen, Christensen Law, Southfield