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Michigan lawmakers approve Uber, Lyft laws

Posted on: December 9th, 2016 by Steven Gursten

House Bills 4637, 4639 and 4640 set liability limits for on-duty, ‘transportation network company’ drivers with and without passengers; No Fault benefits for passengers; coverage exclusions; bills go to Governor We know that app-based ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have been doing business here in Michigan for a while. However, what we haven’t known […]

Senate approves MI speed limit law from 70 to 75 mph

Posted on: December 8th, 2016 by Steven Gursten

Senate also makes deadly decision to approve the following speed limit increases: 55 to 65 mph on highways; 60 to 65 mph for trucks and 60 to 65 mph for school buses What do I think about the Michigan Senate approving laws that will increase the speed limits for cars, trucks and school buses? I […]

Tips for an 8-figure semi-truck accident settlement

Posted on: December 7th, 2016 by Steven Gursten

Michigan Auto Law attorney Steven Gursten will share strategies and tactics that can literally add millions of dollars to a truck accident settlement during an American Association for Justice CLE webinar today I’ve now handled well over 300 truck accident cases over the last 20 years. There are strategies and tactics that many attorneys can […]

How should I wear my seat belt when pregnant?

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 by Steven Gursten

Learn the proper way to adjust your seat belt to accommodate your pregnancy’s growing belly and how to protect you and your unborn child in case of a car accident I received a question the other day from a friend of mine who’s pregnant.  It’s about a concern that effects so many, but one we […]

Leonard Koltonow, Jeff Feldman secure a $2 million accident settlement in Bay County

Posted on: December 5th, 2016 by Steven Gursten

Lenny and Jeff help secure a future for their client, who was rear-ended by a speeding driver and sustained a traumatic brain injury From time to time, I write about recent trial verdicts and injury settlements that our attorneys secure for our clients, just as I did last week regarding Kevin Seiferheld’s million-dollar settlement for […]

Should truck drivers with high BMI be required to take a sleep apnea test?

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by Steven Gursten

As Court upholds dismissal of trucker for refusing sleep study, our attorneys examine the balance between preventing a truck accident caused by a tired trucker with discrimination against people who are overweight Last month, a federal court ruled that a truck driver with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 must submit to a sleep […]

Why won’t State Farm honor hip injury claims?

Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by Steven Gursten

State Farm says car accident didn’t cause hip injury – but Michigan Court of Appeals smacks down insurance giant for “fractured ” liability theory once again in Connors v. State Farm As an insurance attorney who writes an auto law blog, I tend to write often about State Farm and how they treat people who’ve […]

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