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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder now has a new definition

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

New criteria for PTSD means more awareness for auto accident victims who have this often disabling medical condition   Many auto accident victims develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), especially after sustaining serious injuries, or witnessing others being injured or killed in a serious crash. Yet when I began my legal career, it was common […]


More orange cones coming to Farmington Hills/West Bloomfield Township with Triangle Project

Posted on: September 1st, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

$14 million construction job slated for 14 Mile Road, Orchard Lake Road and Northwestern Highway There’s a substantial construction project slated for Farmington Hills and West Bloomfield, right by our Michigan Auto Law headquarters in Farmington Hills at the corner of Inkster and Northwestern Highway. Unfortunately, we’re all about to feel  the inconvenience of more […]


Amid truck driver shortage, trucking companies fight pay increases

Posted on: August 30th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

The link between low pay, safety violations and preventable truck accident crashes is clear, but continues to be ignored Everything you need to know can be encapsulated in just one sentence: There’s a  shortage of qualified truck drivers, yet truckers’ wages were 6% lower than in the previous decade. I commend what  Neil Irwin, author […]


What must a ‘temporarily unemployed’ car accident victim show to collect wage loss benefits?

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Must must show ‘actively seeking employment’ & ‘unemployed status’ not permanent; judges call Home-Owners’s argument ‘legally unfounded’ Michigan’s No Fault law is clear about what a car accident victim, who was “temporarily unemployed at the time of the accident,” must show to collect No Fault wage loss benefits. First, to make the claim under No […]


We can all save lives this Labor Day with these simple driving safety tips

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Almost 400 people will die this Labor Day weekend in car accidents – can you do your part to save a life? It’s a shocking number – at least 394 people will die in car accidents this weekend across the U.S. And another 42,000 people will suffer injuries in automobile accidents,  according to car crash […]


GM still making headlines for ignition switch recall, but don’t forget electronic power steering recall

Posted on: August 26th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Many General Motors vehicles having issues with EPS causing car accidents and serious injuries too The General Motors ignition switch recall continues to make headlines, and new facts now show how disturbing this cover-up by some GM execs and GM defense attorneys may in fact be. Federal prosecutors are developing a criminal fraud case hinged […]


Top 10 Worst Intersections in Ann Arbor, MI for car accidents

Posted on: August 25th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Drive carefully at Ellsworth Road West and State Road South – a new roundabout with 62 car accidents reported in 2013 Today we’re discussing the top 10 worst intersections in Ann Arbor. I’m defining “worst” as most dangerous by number of reported car accidents that occurred in 2013. Our list comes from the Southeast Michigan […]



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