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Alison Duffy is a Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer”

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

Michigan Auto Law trial attorney Alison Duffy receives special legal award and recognition today Alison Duffy is receiving a special legal award as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer” for 2014 today. The recognition is for “legal practitioners who are establishing a name for themselves, go above and beyond, and display the ambition, drive, […]


New bill aims to raise MI speed limit

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

Under new house bill 5964, state speed limits could hit 80 MPH on rural freeways State speed limits could soon reach 80 miles per hour on “rural” freeways under new proposed legislation recently introduced in the Michigan House. The five-bill package, introduced by Rep. Bradford Jacobsen (R-Oxford), is similar to previous Senate Bills proposed early […]


No Fault protection for wheelchair users recommended for passage by Senate

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

HB 5636 – the “George Veness Bill” – could become law and provide protection for people in motorized wheelchairs and scooters There is a dangerous trap in Michigan’s current No Fault law that potentially leaves every motorized wheelchair and scooter user in this state at great risk. I discuss the case that started all of this […]


Why do SMART buses keep hitting pedestrians and causing accidents?

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Attorney Steven Gursten weighs in on Channel 4 News, after two SMART bus accidents  in one week left one dead and one critically injured On Thursday, reporter Kimberly Gill of Channel 4 news stopped by the office to interview me on bus safety – in the wake of two serious SMART bus accidents involving pedestrians. […]


2 of Michigan’s largest auto insurers receive lowest ranking on consumers’ satisfaction

Posted on: December 6th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Auto Club Group (commonly known as AAA), Liberty Mutual And Esurance receive below average satisfaction ratings From J.D. Power Auto Claims Satisfaction Study AAA Insurance (also known as Auto Club Group), Liberty Mutual and Esurance recently received below average ratings in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study, which rates auto insurers based […]


Attention parents: Senate votes to change Michigan’s car seat law

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Parents and adult drivers would know exactly when to use rear and forward facing child seats, booster seats and seat belts   The Michigan Senate has voted to clarify Michigan’s car seat law so parents and adult drivers know when to use rear- and forward-facing child seats, booster seats and seat belts for their child […]


No Fault breaking news: House Insurance Committee Republicans approve new No Fault hurdles for uninsured auto accident victims

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Democrats’ efforts to remove ‘due diligence’ and ‘proof of loss’ requirements defeated; no challenge made to ‘examinations’ requirement Over strong objections from Democratic lawmakers, the Republicans on the Michigan House of Representatives Insurance Committee moved forward and approved new legal hurdles for uninsured auto accident victims seeking No Fault insurance benefits, also known as PIP […]



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