Below is a press release that was distributed to the media and on PRWeb:
Steven M. Gursten of Michigan Auto Law authors 50-plus page Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer Resource Center on www.michiganautolaw.com to help truck accident victims and lawyers alike
Southfield, MI Feb. 12, 2009 – The truck accident lawyers of Michigan Auto Law have released more than 50 Web pages to protect truck accident victims, drivers and attorneys handling truck accident cases, on www.michiganautolaw.com.
The Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer Resource Center contains six sections including time-sensitive lawsuit information, details on unique truck accident issues, truck safety guidelines, advice on Michigan truck accident law and aid for truck drivers involved in accidents.
Steven M. Gursten, head of Southfield-based Michigan Auto Law, wrote the detailed yet understandable material. He is recognized as one of the nation’s top attorneys handling serious truck accident injury cases and automobile insurance no-fault litigation. Gursten is on the board of governors representing the state of Michigan for the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, and is immediate past president of the American Association for Justice Interstate Truck Litigation Group.
“I’ve had case after case involving innocent people who have been catastrophically injured or killed by trucking companies that knowingly let unfit, inexperienced truck drivers operate trucks that are not maintained,” Gursten said. “By reaching out to truck accident victims through my Web site, I’m simply doing my job: protecting the public from these egregious truck companies.”
Gursten is available for comment on truck accidents, truck accident law and driver safety. He also regularly blogs on Michigan truck accidents, and the legal issues surrounding such catastrophes.
Here’s an outline of the new Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer Resource Center:
The information highlighted in this section involves a heavy truck, defined as having a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of more than 10,000 pounds. For starters, our accident lawyers provide tips and the most critical to-dos to ensure the best possible outcome for anyone suffering personal injuries from a truck accident that occurred in Michigan. We also outline some of the legal differences between car accidents and truck accidents, and how they apply to Michigan residents.
The lawyers of Michigan Auto Law are shedding light on the dishonest tactics some trucking companies use to defend themselves, as well as the qualifications a truck accident attorney must have to overcome those hurdles. We’ve also included information to help you choose the best lawyer possible, so truck accident victims can get the benefits and compensation needed for full recovery.
There are several types of semi-truck accidents, and Michigan is one of a handful of states leading the country with the most truck accidents. Our team of truck accident lawyers explains how and why there are so many truck accidents, and gives staggering statistics of this continuous problem.
There are more than 1,000 trucking companies in Michigan with “unsatisfactory” safety ratings. In order to have safer Michigan roads, it’s vital that truck drivers are trained, insured, experienced and protected. The truck accident lawyers of Michigan Auto Law offer support for commercial truck drivers, ranging from help for those who’ve been in serious accidents and insurance protection to driver safety tips.
Our firm of Michigan truck accident lawyers is providing the nuts and bolts of Michigan’s trucking safety laws and regulations, such as driver requirements, licensing and hours; and truck inspection, weight and loading regulations.
When a commercial truck causes a serious accident in Michigan, there are state and federal laws and regulations that apply, which are different than those that apply to regular car accidents. To help other attorneys better handle truck crash cases, Michigan Auto Law has provided information on the intricacies of a truck accident lawsuit.
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