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Mich. Supreme Court overturns Kreiner v. Fischer, making auto accident lawsuits more fair

Washington Examiner reports: Court says conservatives too strict in personal injury cases

The Washington Examiner reports that the Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out Kreiner v. Fischer (a 2004 decision) and opened the door for more fair lawsuits by people seeking pain and suffering compensation after being injured in auto accidents.

Personal injury lawyer Steve Gursten, partner of Michigan Auto Law, is interviewed. “This is huge,” Gursten said. “The way Michigan law was changing, it was going to eliminate almost everyone who had been seriously injured in a car accident. That was not the intent of the Michigan Legislature.”

Take a look at the full story in the Washington Examiner: Michigan Supreme Court overturns 2004 decision, says conservatives too strict in injury cases

August 2, 2010

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