Court rules "No dual domicile" for emancipated kid
Farmers Insurance Exchange and the Auto Club fought over which should provide No Fault PIP benefits to Edward Carter and his Conservator, Angela Henderson, after Carter suffered catastrophic motor vehicle accident injuries. He was a pedestrian when he was struck by a car. He had no car or car insurance of his own, but family members with whom he sometimes stayed did have auto insurance. The trial court heard the various facts about where Carter was living, and concluded that he was maintaining a "dual domicile" with two different family members. The Court of Appeals rejected this outcome and sent the case back to the lower court to determine which of the places where he sometimes stayed was his "only one domicile that is the place where there is a true fixed permanent and principal establishment to which the person has the intention to return."