injury http://michiganradio.org en Changes in store for no-fault insurance coverage? http://michiganradio.org/post/changes-store-no-fault-insurance-coverage <p>The Michigan Supreme Court has set some new limits on expenses that can be claimed under auto no-fault insurance coverage by people injured in car crashes.&nbsp;</p><p>Kenneth Admire used handicapped-accessible vans since a 1987 auto accident. Three times before, his insurance company paid the entire cost of the modified vehicles.</p><p>This last time, though, the company said it would pay for the modifications, but Admire has to buy the van.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:10:52 +0000 Rick Pluta 12729 at http://michiganradio.org Changes in store for no-fault insurance coverage? Is it time to expand workplace safety regulations in Michigan? http://michiganradio.org/post/it-time-expand-workplace-safety-regulations-michigan <p>Union leaders are applauding a promise by state Democratic lawmakers to reinstate workplace safety regulations in Michigan.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The names of dozens of Michigan workers who died on the job were read aloud during a ceremony in Lansing. There are about 120 deaths in the workplace every year in Michigan.</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:22:10 +0000 Steve Carmody 12326 at http://michiganradio.org Is it time to expand workplace safety regulations in Michigan? High Court rules on "bizarre" toilet paper dispenser case http://michiganradio.org/post/high-court-rules-bizarre-toilet-paper-dispenser-case <p><a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2010/12/michigan_supreme_court_gives_g.html">The Associated Press</a> reports "the <a href="http://courts.michigan.gov/supremecourt/">Michigan Supreme Court</a>, in a 4-3 order, has refused to throw out Sheri Schooley's lawsuit against <a href="http://www.texasroadhouse.com/">Texas Roadhouse</a> in suburban Detroit."</p><p>Schooley sued the restaurant after a mishap with a toilet paper dispenser.&nbsp; Schooley said she was injured in the restroom at the Texas Roadhouse.</p> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 22:07:29 +0000 Mark Brush 479 at http://michiganradio.org High Court rules on "bizarre" toilet paper dispenser case