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James A. Iafrate

Partner

James A. Iafrate - Personal Injury Attorney in Ann Arbor MI

James A. Iafrate

Position:  Partner
Phone: (734) 994-0200
Fax: (734) 994-8830

Address:
2950 South State Street, Suite 400
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Watson v Sportsstuff – Multi-Million dollar products liability settlement.

Botnar v Michigan Guarantee Fund – Favorable jury verdict with an award of more than $100,000 in no fault benefits and attorney fees

J & J Farmer Leasing, Inc. v. Citizens Ins. Co., 472 Mich 653 (MI Sup Ct 2005) – Insurer found liable for damages in excess of policy limits for bad faith refusal to settle.

Braley v Unum, 117 F.3d 1420, CA 6 (Mich) (6th Circuit 1997)

Braley v Unum, 696 NW2d 681 (6th Circuit 2005)

Consulting Unlimited, Inc. v Auto Club Insurance Assn, Case No. 14-919-NF – Jury verdict in favor of case management company resulting in verdict in the amount of $800,000.00 which included $414,000.00 in no-fault attorney fees against AAA for an unreasonable denial of benefits.

April, 2019 – (Speaker)-Allegiance Hospital, 2019 Trauma Grand Rounds, Auto-No Fault Insurance: Understanding the Rules – Optimizing Outcomes for Patients

April, 2018 – ICLE No-Fault Seminar (Speaker) – When Fraud May Bar a Claim under the Bahri Decision

October, 2015 – American Case Management Conference – Great Lakes Chapter
Overview of the Michigan No-Fault System

September, 2014 – RINC – Rehabilitation & Insurance Nursing Counsel Conference Proposed Auto No-Fault Insurance under the Bolger Plan

March, 2014 – (Speaker) – Allegiance Hospital, 2014 Trauma Education Series, Auto No-Fault Insurance Update

September, 2013 – (Speaker) – Cooley Law School, Guest Speaker, Third Party Auto Negligence Claims

August, 2013 – (Speaker) – Garden City Hospital Explaining Michigan Auto No-Fault Benefits

July, 2013 – (Speaker) – Allegiance Hospital, 2013 Trauma Education Series, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

June, 2013 – (Speaker) – Providence Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

May, 2013 – (Speaker) – St. John Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

April, 2013 – (Speaker) – Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

March, 2013 – (Speaker) – Sparrow Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

February, 2013 – (Speaker) – Genesys Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

2008 – ICLE No-Fault Seminar (Speaker) – Fraud as an Exception to the One Year Back Rule
When Is Attendant Care Recoverable – Ethical Considerations, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan

2000 – Speaker at Auto Club Ins Assn – Tort Reform – 1996, Lansing, Michigan

  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Italian Bar Association

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • No Fault Insurance
  • Auto Negligence
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

99% of Practice is devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Michigan, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1994

EDUCATION

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1989 – J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan – B.A.

Honors: With Distinction
Major: Political Science

LOCATION

Logeman, Iafrate, & Logeman
2950 South State Street
Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

HOURS

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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