Supreme Court Declines to Address Court of Appeals’ Ruling Migrant Farm Worker Resided in Michigan for Purposes of No-Fault Insurance Coverage

The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to review an appeal of the Court of Appeals opinion in Lorenzo Tienda v. Integon National Insurance, which held that a migrant farm worker who maintained no permanent residency in any state resided in Michigan for purposes of the No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act’s provisions addressing priority among automobile insurers for payment […]

Supreme Court to Consider “Residency” of Migrant Farm Workers Under No-Fault Act for Purposes of Priority of Insurance Coverage for No-Fault Benefits

Yesterday, the Michigan Supreme Court ordered oral argument on an insurer’s application to consider the question of whether a migrant farm worker Salvador Lorenzo (Lorenzo) who maintained no permanent residency but spent time in North Carolina, Florida and Michigan every year was a “resident” of Michigan at the time passengers riding in his vehicle (Plaintiffs) […]