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What are the best — and worst — auto insurance companies for 2015?

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Our “Attorneys’ Guide to the Best Auto Insurance Companies (And the ones our attorneys recommend you should avoid)” There are a lot of lists out there rating car insurance companies. But until now, there’s never been a list assembled by actual auto attorneys — who see firsthand how insurance companies treat people after a crash. […]

Progressive receives below average rating From J.D. Power … again and again

Posted on: June 27th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

This is the third-consecutive year Progressive receives the lowest ranking on study measuring consumers’ ‘auto insurance purchase experience’ It’s official, but it’s not surprising: Consumers are definitely not thrilled with Progressive Insurance Company. Progressive recently received a below average rating in the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Insurance Shopping Study (Auto Insurance Purchase Experience), which ranks […]

Farm Bureau, Auto Club & Citizens receive below average ratings from J.D. Power

Posted on: June 26th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Auto insurers receive lowest rating on study measuring consumers’ overall auto insurance satisfaction’ A recent national study has confirmed what many  insurance consumers apparently already know. Farm Bureau is a bad insurance company. Auto Club and Citizens (through its parent company, The Hanover) are also below average when it comes to consumers’ “overall auto insurance […]

Pressure builds for Uber to provide bodily injury coverage

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

MI House passes 3 of 4 bills addressing issues ranging from ‘primary’ auto insurance for drivers, to coverage limits, to limits on passengers’ No Fault claims The pressure is building in Michigan for Uber and similar app-based, ride-sharing programs such as Lyft to provide auto insurance coverage for its drivers, passengers or others who could […]

Should Uber drivers bear the burden for auto insurance?

Posted on: June 24th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Michigan Senate Insurance Committee approves version of SB 184, which requires drivers – not companies – to carry $1 million in liability and No Fault PIP Insurance  Should Uber drivers and drivers for similar app-based, ride-sharing services such as Lyft  – rather than the companies themselves – be responsible for securing the necessary auto insurance […]

Using mock juries and online focus groups to prepare for trial

Posted on: June 23rd, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Michigan Lawyers Weekly newspaper interviews Steven Gursten about when an attorney can use jury services to increase settlement values in car accident cases Last week, I was featured in a practice management Michigan Lawyers Weekly story by Doug Levy about using focus groups. The reporter wanted to interview attorneys who focus group cases frequently for […]

What are the Lansing intersections where you’re most likely to be in a car accident?

Posted on: June 22nd, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Here are the worst intersections for fender benders as well as car accidents involving injuries and fatalities in 2014 for Lansing, MI Today, our attorneys are sharing the dangerous intersections for mid-Michigan residents who travel throughout the Lansing area. This data was compiled by information provided by the Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit. […]

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