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Will SB 248 make No Fault attendant care retroactive?

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Or will current attendant care rates and hours no longer be grandfathered? Here’s how SB 248 may affect your No Fault benefits if it’s passed into law I’ve received a number of frantic emails these past two weeks on the various proposed changes to Michigan’s No Fault laws. I’ve been an outspoken critic against these […]

4 Michigan Auto Law attorneys named Top 1% of lawyers in U.S

Posted on: May 2nd, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Four Michigan Auto Law trial attorneys have been designated in the top 1% of the nation’s lawyers. The legal honor comes from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, designating the following in the top 1%: Steven Gursten Kevin Seiferheld Thomas James Ian Freed This comes after  11 of our attorneys were named Super Lawyers (top […]

Duggan’s ‘D-Insurance’ plan is bad deal for Detroiters

Posted on: May 1st, 2015 by Steven Gursten

The mayor’s plan fails to achieve stated goals and is terrible for Detroit residents. Here are the details. I really do like Mayor Mike Duggan. I think he’s doing a pretty good job so far. And the idea of trying to make auto insurance less expensive for Detroiters is an important one.  As I’ve written […]

Teaching attorneys how to depose a truck driver

Posted on: April 30th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Michigan Auto Law attorney Tom James speaking today at New Jersey Boardwalk Seminar   Today, attorney Tom James will be speaking to personal injury lawyers from New York and New Jersey during the New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar. His topic is “How to depose a truck driver” and he will be speaking at […]

Auto insurers strike it rich with No Fault ‘price controls’

Posted on: April 29th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

$550 million profit windfall for auto insurance companies could increase to $1.2 billion per year after expiration of SB 248’s two-year moratorium on price increases For an industry that’s so deathly averse to price controls being imposed on what it charges auto insurance consumers, the auto insurance industry is plenty gung-ho when it comes to […]

The ‘warning’ nearly says it all about Sen. Virgil Smith’s ‘low-cost automobile insurance’ plan

Posted on: April 28th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

Fails to mention how much consumers will save; no provision that medical benefits are provided on No Fault basis; no coverage if health or disability is available; can’t sue for medical expenses over $50,000; pain and suffering damages limited to $20,000; loss of right to a jury trial The “warning” nearly says it all about […]

Do doctors and hospitals charge more under No Fault?

Posted on: April 27th, 2015 by Steven Gursten

The real truth behind the insurance company talking point that hospitals and doctors are charging more under No Fault, as insurers push for 150% of Medicare rates for medical services Sometimes, something gets repeated so many times by the other side that it starts to be accepted as true. Even when it’s not. Today I […]

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