Category: Pedestrian Accidents

November 14, 2011

Michigan auto accident attorney gives 9 safety tips to prevent pedestrian-car accidents from occurring Car accidents involving pedestrians are more common than you may think. Especially in a college town like Ann Arbor (where my firm has a law office on Main Street), pedestrians being hit by cars and suffering personal injuries sadly happens quite …

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October 31, 2011

Michigan accident attorney, statistics say risk of children being killed by a car while trick or treating is more than twice normal risk of pedestrian car accident Halloween is one of my most favorite times of the year. My wife and I love the excitement of taking our two little ones trick-or-treating. Seeing their faces …

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January 19, 2010

We are happy to announce that Michigan Auto Law has received the largest car accident settlement and verdict in the state for 2009, according to a year-end compilation of trial verdicts and settlements by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Steve Gursten’s settlement was for a serious traumatic brain injury accident in Roseville, which is in Macomb County, …

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March 1, 2009

Attorney Steve Gursten in Crain’s Detroit Business for large verdict from pedestrian auto accident, despite conservative jurisdiction Steve Gursten, partner of Michigan Auto Law, is listed in Crain’s Detroit Business for his top 2008 auto accident verdict, Broeren v. Bates. The case involved a pedestrian who was run over by his friend’s pickup truck and thrown …

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December 4, 2008

Jury awarded $5.6 million to victim of a pedestrian car accident with traumatic brain injury Chrysler asked a Macomb County judge to reconsider her denial of a new trial that maintained a $5.6 million verdict to a Bruce Township man who suffered serious personal injuries in a pedestrian car accident. But Circuit Judge Mary Chrzanowski ruled …

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October 7, 2008

Macomb County man run over by friend is angry, his auto attorney Steve Gursten fights back The Macomb Daily covers attorney Steve Gursten’s pedestrian car accident case Broeren v. Bates, which resulted in a $5.6 million verdict after a man was run over by a friend’s pickup on a hunting trip. The vehicle driven by the …

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September 8, 2008

Auto accident attorney garners victory for client injured by Chrysler-owned vehicle Michigan Lawyers Weekly covers Steve Gursten’s pedestrian/car accident case that resulted in a $5.6 million verdict, the largest reported auto negligence verdict for 2008. In Broeren v. Bates, a man was run over by a friend’s pickup on a hunting trip. The friend was a Chrysler …

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August 24, 2008

Auto accident attorney Steve Gursten represented plaintiff, who was run over by friend’s pickup truck, hurled head-first into a log cabin The Macomb Daily covers Steve Gursten’s pedestrian car accident case that resulted in a $5.6 million verdict in Macomb County. In Broeren v. Bates, a man was run over by a friend’s pickup truck on …

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July 31, 2008

Off road vehicle (ORV) drivers or passengers who suffer personal injury in Michigan highway accidents will now have little legal recourse for their pain and suffering. On July 17, 2008, Michigan House Bill 5559 was signed into law, Public Act 241 of 2008. It amended section 3101 of the Michigan no fault act to exclude …

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