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Lawyers to Michigan Supreme Court: Handle referral fees to protect accident victims

October 14, 2011 by Steven M. Gursten

Injury lawyer tells Michigan Lawyers Weekly that discouraging lawyer referrals is damaging to the public

Michigan Auto Law was quoted in a Michigan Lawyers Weekly story on proposed changes to court rules on attorney referral fees.

Our attorney told Lawyers Weekly that discouraging lawyer referrals with the change to the court rules “… encourages attorneys to keep cases better served in other hands,” and that it would be damaging to car accident victims.

He also said the amendment would hurt small firms and solo practitioners who rely on work from larger firms with budgets that are large enough to advertise.

Here’s the full story: Lawyers to MSC: Hands off our fees

 

Related information:

Blog: proposed change to referral fees is terrible for auto accident victims

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