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How do 3 different Michigan No Fault Insurance Reform plans compare?

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Steven Gursten 1 Comment

Chart shows similarities and key differences between the “reform” plans backed by Gov. Snyder, House Speaker Bolger and Sen. Pappageorge This past month, Michigan’s No Fault insurance laws were in the cross hairs, with plans introduced to drastically change parts of it introduced by House Speaker Jase Bolger and Sen. John Pappageorge. I’ve put together […]

HB 4612: A "Dollars & Cents Plan for Lining the Pockets of Auto Insurance Industry Fat Cats”

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Already bursting profit margins for Michigan’s insurance companies will be the biggest winner of No Fault “reform” Michigan’s already “highly profitable” auto insurance industry will get a whole lot  richer and more profitable if their plan to dismantle Michigan’s No Fault laws – being pushed by the insurance industry as their plan for No Fault […]

Did Rep. Pete Lund intentionally mislead Ruth to the Rescue, Channel 4 viewers on No Fault Reform?

Posted on: July 15th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

What’s the real story on “savings” from Rep. Pete Lund’s No Fault “reform” plan House Bill 4612? The public deserves to know the straight story about how much, if any, they will save on auto insurance expenses if Rep. Pete Lund’s (R-36th) plan for “reforming” or dismantling Michigan’s No Fault auto insurance system becomes law. […]

Is Gov. Snyder's plan for auto insurance reform dead?

Posted on: June 4th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

HB 4612, which would take away critical medical care for auto accident victims, is met with fierce resistance No Fault “reform” House Bill 4612 is a good example of the saying “pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered” in action. HB 4612 was the most extreme insurance industry wish-list to date.  The insurance companies threw moderation […]

No Fault "reform" bill HB 4612: Great for the insurance companies, terrible for you

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

My column this month in Attorney At Law magazine I write a monthly column for lawyers. Most of my advice columns in Attorney at Law Magazine are for other Michigan lawyers, and include tips and strategies for car accident and truck accident cases. But this month I chose to write about the new No Fault […]

Michigan House panel votes to end unlimited medical benefits for auto accident victims

Posted on: May 5th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

On Thursday, the Republican-controlled House Insurance Committee approved HB 4612, which would make sweeping changes to Michigan’s No Fault law and specifically, it’s currently unlimited, lifetime medical benefits for auto accident victims. The committee approved capping No Fault medical benefits at $1 million and $250,000 for injured motorcyclists. The committee also passed four amendments to […]

Consumers may pay MORE for No Fault insurance under HB 4612

Posted on: April 24th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

HB 4612 is “the most extreme wish list the insurance industry could come up with” Hidden fees and assessments in Gov. Rick Snyder’s Michigan No Fault “reform” proposal could cancel out promised savings and may end up causing auto insurance consumers to pay MORE for their No Fault policies. At his press conference last week, […]

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