John P. Jacobs

Approaching $3 Billion in Judgments Reversed on Appeal

John P. Jacobs

John P. Jacobs

jpj@jacobsdiemer.com


University of Detroit
(B.A. Cum Laude 1967)


University of Detroit
School of Law, J.D.,
(Magna Cum Laude 1970)
(First in Law Class Rank)

Petitions for Certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States

Elia v. Gonzales, U.S. 126 S. Ct. 2019; 164 L. ed. 2d 779 (2006)

Production Finishing Company v. Shields, 488 U.S. 955, 109 S. Ct. 392, 102 L. ed. 2d 381 (1988)

Awrey v. Progressive Insurance Company, 474 U.S. 920, 106 S. Ct. 250, 88 L ed. 2d 258 (1985)

E.R. Squibb & Sons, Inc. v. Abel, 469 U.S. 833, 105 S. Ct. 123, 83 L ed. 2d 65 (1984)

Cramer v. Metropolitan Savings & Loan, Inc., 436 U.S. 958, 98 S. Ct 3072, 57 L. ed. 2d 1123 (1978)


Federal Appellate Cases

Kawecki v. County of Macomb, 367 F Supp 2d 1137 (DC Mich 2005); 312 Fed. Appx. 752 (6th Cir. 2009)

Sloan v. Finsilver Associates, Inc., 208 F. Supp 2d 744 (DC Mich 2002)

Jackson v. American Building Maintenance Co., 203 F. Supp 2d 801 (DC Mich 2002)

Sloan v. Finsilver Assoc., 211 F. 3d 1270 (6th Cir 2000);

Coregis v. Hamtramck, 12 F Supp 2d 650 (DC Mich 1998)

Bazzetta v. McGinnis, 133 F3d 382 (6th Cir (1998))

Bazzetta v. McGinnis, 124 F3d 774 (6th Cir (1997))

Mt Vernon Fire Ins Co v. G & K Management Services Inc, 910 F Supp 316 (DC Mich 1995)

Taphouse v. Home Ins Co, 885 F Supp 158 (DC Mich 1995)

Mt Vernon Fire Ins Co v. Hicks, 871 F Supp 947 (DC Mich 1994)

American Home Assur. Co. v. Evans, 791 F2d 61 (6th Cir (1986))

Kurzawa v. Mueller, 732 F2d 1456 (6th Cir. 1984)

Awrey v. Progressive Casualty Ins Co, 728 F2d 352 (6th Cir. 1984)

Ralston v. Capper, 569 F. Supp 1575 (DC Mich 1983)

Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Co. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 701 F2d 573 (6th Cir (1983))

Invictus Records, Inc v. American Broadcasting Co, 94 FRD 419 (1981)

Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc v. City Nat'l Bank of Detroit, 628 F2d 969 (6th Cir 1980)

U.S. v. Gardner, 528 F2d 715 (6th Cir (1976))

Holloway v. Pacific Indem. Co., 422 F. Supp 1039 (DC Mich 1976)

Price v. Shessel, 415 F Supp 306 (DC Mich 1976)


State Appellate Cases

Pellegrino v AMPCO System Parking, 486 Mich 330; 785 NW2d 45 (2010)

DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Wesco Distribution, Inc., 281 Mich App 240; 760 NW2d 828 (2008)

Zaremba Equip., Inc. v. Harco Nat'l Ins. Co., 280 Mich.App 16; 761 NW2d 151 (2008)

Angott v. Chubb Ins Co, 270 Mich App 465; 717 NW2d (3415) (2006)

Hashem v. Les Stanford Oldsmobile Inc., 266 Mich App 61; 697 NW2d 558 (2005)

Craig v. Oakwood Hospital, 471 Mich 67; 684 NW2d 296 (2004)

English v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield, 263 Mich App 449; 688 NW2d 523 (2004)

Mann v. Shusteric Enterprise Inc., 470 Mich 320; 683 NW2d 573 (2004)

Valcaniant v. Detroit Edison Co., 470 Mich 82, 679 NW2d 689 (2004)

Veltman v. Detroit Edison, 261 Mich App. 685; 683 NW2d 707 (2004)

Auito v. Detroit Edison Co., 2004 WL 1254193

Stamplis v. St. John Health Care System, Inc., 2004 WL 1198250

Morales v. Auto Owners Ins Co, 469 Mich 487 672 NW2d 849 (2003)

Hurt and Hicks v. Michael’s Food Center, 249 Mich App 687, 644 NW2d 387 (2002)

Durcon Corp. v. Detroit Edison, 250 Mich App 553; 655 NW2d 304 (2002)

Travelers Ins. Co v. Detroit Edison Co., 465 Mich 185; 631 NW2d 733 (2001)

Powell v. St. John Hospital Corp., 241 Mich App 641; 614 NW2d 666 (2000)

McDougall v. Schanz, 461 Mich 15;597 NW2d 148 (1999)

Mudge v. Macomb County, 458 Mich 87; 580 NW2d 845 (1998)

Matthews v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, 456 Mich 356; 572 NW2d 603 (1998)

Gelman Sciences, Inc v. Freeman's Fund Ins Co, 183 Mich App 445; 455 NW2d 328 (1998)

Paul v. Lee, 455 Mich 204; 568 NW2d 510 (1997)

Poffenbarger v. Kaplan, 224 Mich App 1; 568 NW2d 131 (1997)

Hurt and Hicks v. Michael's Food Center, Inc, 220 Mich App 169; 559 NW2d 660 (1997)

Dresden v. Detroit Macomb Hospital Corp, 218 Mich App 292; 553 NW2d 387 (1996)

Heinz v. The Chicago Road Investment Co, 216 Mich App 289; 549 NW2d 47 (1996)

Scots Ventures v. Hayes Township, 212 Mich App 530; 537 NW2d 610 (1995)

Lakeshore Community Hospital v. George Perry, 212 Mich App 396; 538 NW2d 24 (1995)

Wischmeyer v. Schanz, 449 Mich 469; 536 NW2d 760 (1995)

In the Matter of the Appeal of the 1987-88 Medical Doctor Provider Class Plan Determination Report Pursuant to 1980 P.A. 350, 203 Mich App 707; 514 NW2d 471 (1994)

Skinner v. Square D Co., 445 Mich 153; 516 NW2d 475 (1994)

Isbell v. Brighton Area Schools, 199 Mich App 188; 500 NW2d 748 (1993)

Admiral Ins Co v. Columbia Casualty Ins Co, 194 Mich App 300; 486 NW2d 351 (1992)

Domako v. Rowe, 438 Mich 347; 475 NW2d 30 (1992)

Atlanta Int'l Ins Co v. Bell, 438 Mich 512; 475 NW2d 294 (1991)

Auto Owners Ins Co v. Winter, 188 Mich App 230; 469 NW2d 314 (1991)

Shields v. Reddo, 432 Mich 761; 443 NW2d 145 (1989)

Gianetti Bros Constr Co v. City of Pontiac, 175 Mich App 442; 438 NW2d 313 (1989)

American Casualty Co. v. Costello, 174 Mich App 1; 435 NW2d 760 (1989)

May v. William Beaumont Hosp, 180 Mich App 728; 448 NW2d 497 (1989)

Gracey v. Grosse Pointe Farms Clerk, 182 Mich App 193; 452 NW2d 471 (1989)

Michigan Mut. Ins. Co. v. CNA Ins. Companies, 181 Mich App 376; 448 NW2d 854 (1989)

Glazier v. Lee, 171 Mich App 216; 429 NW2d 857 (1988)

Baltrusaitis v. Cook, 174 Mich App 180; 435 NW2d 417 (1988)

McNeil v. Caro Community Hosp, 167 Mich App 492; 423 NW2d 241 (1988)

American Employers Ins Co v. Medical Protective Co, 165 Mich App 657; 419 NW2d 447 (1988)

McManus v. St. Joseph Mercy Hosp. Corp., 167 Mich App 432; 423 NW2d 217 (1988)

Matter of O'Brien, 430 Mich 323; 422 NW2d 685 (1988)

Riley v. Richards, 428 Mich 198; 404 NW2d 618 (1987)

In re: Contempt of Dougherty, 429 Mich 81; 413 NW2d 392 (1987)

Granger v. Fruehauf Corp., 429 Mich 1; 412 NW2d199 (1987)

Production Finishing Corp. v. Shields, 158 Mich App 479; 405 NW2d 171 (1987)

Ravery v. Reed, 163 Mich App 447; 415 NW2d 240 (1987)

Trpcevski v Kelley, 158 Mich App 148; 404 NW2d 642 (1986)

Gage v. Ford Motor Co, 423 Mich 250; 377 NW2d 709 (1985)

Kubiak v. Hurr, 143 Mich App 465; 372 NW2d 341 (1985)

Hobrla v. Glass, 143 Mich App 616; 372 NW2d 630 (1985)

Ross v. Consumer Power Co., 420 Mich 567; 363 NW2d 641 (1985)

Miller v. C.A. Muer Corp., 420 Mich 355; 362 NW2d 650 (1984)

Young v. Everlock Taylor Corp., 137 Mich App 799; 359 NW2d 213 (1984)

McCarthy v. Belcher, 128 Mich App 344; 340 NW2d 848 (1983)

Cramer v. Metropolitan Savings Ass'n, 125 Mich App 664; 337 NW2d 264 (1983) [also Cramer v. Metropolitan Savings Ass'n, 136 Mich App 387; 357 NW2d 51 (1983)]

Gardner v. McDonagh, 124 Mich App 253; 333 NW2d 568 (1983)

Avery v. American Honda Motor Car Corp, 120 Mich App 222; 327 NW2d 447 (1982)

Ingraham v. Interstate Motor Freight Sys, Inc, 115 Mich App 559; 321 NW2d 731 (1982)

Veselenak v. Smith, 414 Mich 567; 327 NW2d 261 (1982)

Allstate Insurance Co. v. Citizens Ins. Co. of America, 118 Mich App 594; 325 NW2d 505 (1982)

Swindlehurst v. Resistance Welder Corp, 110 Mich App 693; 313 NW2d 191 (1981)

Reiterman v. Westinghouse, Inc, 106 Mich App 698; 308 NW2d 612 (1981)

DeGrazia v. Johnson, 105 Mich App 356; 306 NW2d 512 (1981)

Sanderfer v. Mt Clemens Gen Hosp, 105 Mich App 458; 306 NW2d 322 (1981)

Burnett v. Mackworth G. Rees, Inc., 109 Mich App 547; 311 NW2d 417 (1981)

Great American Ins Co v. Queen, 410 Mich 73; 300 NW2d 895 (1980)

Smith v. E R Squibb & Sons, Inc, 405 Mich 79; 273 NW2d 476 (1979)

Yoder Co v. Liberty Mut Ins Co, 92 Mich App 386; 284 NW2d 810 (1979)

McElmurry v. Nine, 89 Mich App 290; 279 NW2d 301 (1979)

Monfils v. City of Sterling Heights, 84 Mich App 330; 269 NW2d 588 (1978)

Callahan v. William Beaumont Hosp, 400 Mich 177; 254 NW2d 31 (1977)

Johnson v. City of Detroit, 79 Mich App 295; 261 NW2d 295 (1977)

Belfry v. Anthony Pools, 80 Mich App 118 (1977)

Fireman's Fund American Ins Co v. General Electric Co, 74 Mich App 318 (1977)

Marquard & Karafilis, Inc. v. Detroit Osteopathic Hospital Corporation, 77 Mich App 728 (1977)

Crews v. General Motors Corp, 400 Mich 208 (1977)

Lanczyki v. Providence Hosp, 77 Mich App 732 (1977)

Burr v. William Beaumont Hosp., 67 Mich App 415; 241 NW2d 736 (1976)

Turner v. General Motors Corp., Fisher Body Plant, 70 Mich App 532; 246 NW2d 631 (1976)

Federoff v. Meyer Weingarden & Sons, Inc, 60 Mich App 382 (1975)

Smith v. Bordelove, 63 Mich App 384 (1975)

Hunter v. Doe, 61 Mich App 465 (1975)

Gellenbeck v. Sears Roebuck & Co, 59 Mich App 339 (1975)

Kujawski v. General Motors Corp, 56 Mich App 533 (1974)

Wilson v. Al-Huribi, 55 Mich App 95; 222 NW2d 49 (1974)

Hammond v. Weiss, 46 Mich App 717; 208 NW2d 578 (1973)

English v. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, 263 Mich. App. 449, 688 NW2d 523 (2004)

Stamplis v. St. John Health Care Sysytem, Inc., 2004 WL 1198250

Auito v. Detroit Edison Co., 2004 WL 1254193

Craig v. Oakwood Hospital, 471 Mich 67; 684 NW2d 296 (2004)

Komajda v. Wackenhut Corp, 2002 WL 181765

Moceri v. Barretto, 2000 WL 3343225

Goldstein v Progressive Cas. Ins. Co., 218 Mich App 105; 553 NW2d 353 (1996)

Morales v. Auto Owners Ins Co, 469 Mich 487; 672 NW2d 849 (2003)

Skinner v Square D Co., 445 Mich 153; 516 NW2d 475 (1994)

Domako v Rowe, 438 Mich 347 475 NW2d 30 (1992)

Gracey v Grosse Pointe Farms Clerk, 182 Mich App 193; 452 NW2d 471 (1989)

Michigan Mut. Ins. Co. v CNA Ins. Companies, 181 Mich App 376; 448 NW2d 854 (1989)

McManus v St. Joseph Mercy Hosp. Corp., 167 Mich App 432; 423 NW2d 217 (1988)

Matter of O′Brien, 430 Mich 323; 422 NW2d 685 (1988)

In re: Contempt of Dougherty, 429 Mich 81; 413 NW2d 392 (1987)

Granger v Fruehauf Corp., 429 Mich 1; 412 NW2d199 (1987)

Production Finishing Corp. v Shields, 158 Mich App 479; 405 NW2d 171 (1987)

Riley v Richards, 428 Mich 198; 404 NW2d 618 (1987);

Hobrla v Glass, 143 Mich App 616; 372 NW2d 630 (1985)

Ross v Consumer Power Co., 420 Mich 567; 363 NW2d 641 (1985)

Miller v C.A. Muer Corp., 420 Mich 355; 362 NW2d 650 (1984)

Young v Everlock Taylor Corp., 137 Mich App 799; 359 NW2d 213 (1984)

Allstate Insurance Co. v Citizens Ins. Co. of America, 118 Mich App 594; 325 NW2d 505 (1982)

Burnett v Mackworth G. Rees, Inc., 109 Mich App 547; 311 NW2d 417 (1981)

Pearsall v Williams, 93 Mich App 231; 285 NW2d 806 (1979)

Copeman v Line, 90 Mich App 45; 282 NW2d 235 (1979)

Kujawski v Cohen, 83 Mich App 239; 268 NW2d 358 (1978)

Turner v General Motors Corp., Fisher Body Plant, 70 Mich App 532; 246 NW2d 631 (1976)

Burr v William Beaumont Hosp., 67 Mich App 415; 241 NW2d 736 (1976)

Hammond v Weiss, 46 Mich App 717; 208 NW2d 578 (1973)

Bazzetta v McGinnis, 133 F3d 382 (6th Cir (1998))

Bazzetta v McGinnis, 124 F3d 774 (6th Cir (1997))

American Home Assur. Co. v Evans, 791 F2d 61 (6th Cir (1986))

Kurzawa v Mueller, 732 F2d 1456 (6th Cir (1984))

Awrey v Progressive Cas. Ins. Co., 728 F2d 352 (6th Cir. (1984))

Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Co. v St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 701 F2d 573 (6th Cir (1983))

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. v City Nat. Bank of Detroit, 628 F2d 969 (6th Cir (1980))

U.S. v Gardner, 528 F2d 715 (6th Cir (1976))

Ralston v Capper, 569 F. Supp 1575 (DC Mich (1983)

Holloway v Pacific Indem. Co., 422 F. Supp 1039 (DC Mich 1976)

Wilson v. Al-Huribi, 55 Mich App 95; 222 NW2d 49 (1974)