Have you been injured? you may have a case. GET A FREE CONSULTATION

Paraplegic loses case over rare stem cell surgery after a motorcycle crash

August 18, 2011 by Steven M. Gursten

“No-Fault specialist” Steve Gursten is interview by the Associated Press on Michigan Supreme Court insurance case

After a motorcycle accident turned Kevin Krohn into a paraplegic, he received stem cell surgery in Europe as part of his treatment. Krohn’s No-Fault insurance company disputed the medical bills for the stem cell treatment and filed a lawsuit.

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled that his insurance company ultimately did not have to cover those costs – because it was not “reasonably necessary” under Michigan law.

The Associated Press interviewed No-Fault insurance attorney Steven Gursten on this controversial case.

Here’s an excerpt from the story:

Attorney Steve Gursten, a specialist in No-Fault auto law, said the “troubling” decision has created a buzz among lawyers. He predicts it will be used by insurance companies to prevent more people from getting cutting-edge treatments for brain and spinal injuries.

“When I go to national conferences, brain-injury experts are so excited about advances in the next 10 years,” Gursten said.

You can read the full story here: Paraplegic loses case over rare stem cell surgery following a motorcycle crash

August 16, 2011

Related information:

Michigan No-Fault insurance resource center

What to do after a motorcycle accident in Michigan

[Community Guidelines]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts
Michigan Auto Law Makes US News Best Law Firms 2021 List
Michigan Auto Law Makes US News Best Law Firms 2021 List
November 24, 2020
Michigan Judicial Elections 2020: What Judges Should You Vote For?
Michigan Judicial Elections 2020: What Judges Should You Vote For?
October 2, 2020
Michigan Auto Law attorneys voted Super Lawyers 2020 and Best Lawyers in America 2021
Michigan Auto Law attorneys voted Super Lawyers 2020 and Best Lawyers in America 2021
September 28, 2020
Share
Tweet
Share
Pin
Email