Employee’s Violation of Company Policy Regarding Computer Use to Access Flight Information for Airline Passenger Not “Disqualifying Willful / Wanton Misconduct” Sufficient to Deny Unemployment Benefits

In a published opinion issued on July 15, 2014, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that a security guard’s access of a computer to provide an airline passenger information about a flight’s departure did not meet the legal standard for “misconduct” sufficient to deny unemployment benefits after termination from employment. The employee was a privately […]

Court of Appeals Rules Disagreement Over the Terms of Settlement Contract Not an Ambiguity Over What Terms Actually Mean

This is an interesting, if not unsurprising, case in which the Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court’s finding concerning what the terms of a settlement contract were in a dispute over their meaning. The plaintiff and the defendant’s insured entered into a settlement agreement in which the plaintiff repaid the insurer an amount to […]