RCR Attorney Janine Plourde recently obtained summary disposition in favor of a vehicle owner who was sued for injuries arising out of a car accident that allegedly involved her vehicle. Under Michigan law, a vehicle owner can be held 100% liable for injuries in such cases. But Janine successfully proved that her client had not consented to the use of her vehicle and, as such, the claims against Janine’s client were dismissed with prejudice.
Permissive Use SD Victory
Max McHugh successfully argued for the dismissal of Plaintiff’s owner’s liability claim asserting that Co-Defendant was not a permissive user of the vehicle involved in the subject motor vehicle accident and that the use of the vehicle occurred without Defendant’s knowledge or consent. The Court dismissed Plaintiff’s claims with prejudice.