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Who will cash in on No Fault ‘reform’ fee schedule?

Posted on: July 17th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Insurance companies will reap permanent savings of 55% to 64%, while consumers will – at most – save 10% for two years Who will be cashing in on the proposed medical-provider “fee schedules” contained in the various Republican plans for so-called No Fault insurance “reform”? Surprise (or maybe not), it will be Michigan’s auto insurance […]


My Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Kalamazoo, MI for Car Crashes

Posted on: July 16th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Watch out for Howard and Stadium, with 52 car accidents in 2013 Howard Street and Stadium Street is Kalamazoo, Michigan’s worst intersection. Today I’d like to cover the top 10 most dangerous intersections in Kalamazoo, Michigan. “Dangerous” is defined by the number of car accidents that have occurred at these intersections in 2013. My list […]


State Farm denies No Fault benefits to paralyzed man who didn’t insure his wheelchair

Posted on: July 15th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Even though the coverage doesn’t even exist How can a seriously injured  car accident victim who needs surgery be denied No Fault benefits for not having auto insurance on his wheelchair when he was struck and seriously injured by a car? Especially, when this  coverage he was supposed to have (according to State Farm and […]


Are all elderly and disabled people in MI who use motorized wheelchairs ‘uninsured motorists’?

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

State Farm declares open season on All wheelchair users in the state If State Farm (and Farm Bureau too) are correct, then every senior citizen and physically disabled person in Michigan has a very big problem. State Farm and Farm Bureau contend that every single person who is using a wheelchair right now is uninsured, […]


A trucker’s feedback on the dangers of overloaded trucks in Michigan

Posted on: July 12th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

“Truck drivers absolutely hate driving over weight, over hours or with unmaintained equipment. Many times we are forced to do so by the trucking companies …” I recently wrote about a proposed House Bill that would double fines for overweight trucks. My criticism is based on the physics: Heavier trucks have greater size, weight, and […]


Motorcyclist killed by downed tree on road – that Wayne County knew about for an entire week

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

A new and distorted interpretation of Government Tort Liability Act shields Wayne County for death even though fallen tree made road unsafe and unfit for travel One big reason for this legal blog is because being a plaintiff personal injury attorney in this state can be infuriating, and allowing me to write about the latest […]


Google now testing driverless cars on city streets

Posted on: July 10th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

People being people will pose unique legal challenges for driverless cars People jaywalking, indecisive bicyclists, darting children and swerving cars… The above examples serve to bring just some of the challenges of driverless cars into sharp focus. But these are not technological obstacles. They’re precious lives, and the mistakes that people make and will make […]



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