Panel Remands For Insurer To Plead Defenses ‘With Particularity’ In PIP Suit

(October 2, 2023, 12:40 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A Michigan appellate court vacated and remanded a lower court order granting an insurer’s summary disposition motion in a breach of contract suit by its insured, seeking coverage for personal injury protection (PIP) benefits after sustaining injuries incurred in an auto accident, finding that though the insurer “failed to plead with particularity,” the insurer “may amend its affirmative defenses to state its fraudulent misrepresentation defense with particularity.”...

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