Category: Attorney Solicitation

August 18, 2016

To find the most qualified accident attorney for you, get the answers to these crucial questions Last week, I shared my 9-point Best lawyer test for choosing the right car accident lawyer for you. The point of my post is that most people will spend time doing research before buying a new car, a new …

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June 8, 2016

Attorney Steven Gursten will speak about legal blogging at Injury Board seminar in Clearwater, FL I am a trial attorney. I’m a real attorney who litigates actual cases and I spend the majority of my time in the trenches. I say this because when I’m now asked to speak about my own experiences as a …

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March 2, 2015

How attorneys can help stop ambulance chasing in Michigan Last week, I ran a series of blogs outlining my 14-point plan to lower  car insurance prices in Michigan. The series was to advance some ideas on how to make No Fault insurance more affordable for the people of this state, and especially for people in …

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January 1, 2015

New Year’s Day reflections The New Year is here, and I’ve been reading more and more that people should have a purpose. Well, I have mine. Race to the top, not the bottom I am proud of my law firm and the excellent professionals who work here. In a profession where so many Michigan personal …

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March 31, 2014

What’s the secret to getting clients a great settlement result?  It isn’t what you think I don’t advertise on television, and I never have.  Same with billboards, buses, phone books, and all the other places we often find lawyers’ faces these days. Fortunately, the vast majority of my cases are referred to me by other …

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December 27, 2013

Gov. Snyder signs new law protecting auto accident victims from intrusive, aggressive and overreaching mail solicitations by ‘ambulance chasing’ attorneys Congratulations to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for cleaning up Michigan personal injury law and protecting auto accident victims from ruthless and overly aggressive mail solicitations by “ambulance chasing” lawyers in Michigan. On December 21, 2013, …

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November 25, 2013

Only one lawyer, Steven Matz, says bill is intended to prevent his Matz and Pietsch law firm from ‘staying in business’ The proposed  lawyer solicitation legislation contained in HB 4770 and HB 4771 that’s aimed at protecting auto accident victims from intrusive, aggressive and overreaching mail and phone solicitations from certain lawyers and law firms …

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October 24, 2013

After being passed by the Michigan House Of Representatives by nearly 10 to 1 margin, HB 4770-4771 gain important backing before Senate Judiciary Committee Legislation that would impose jail time and fines ranging from $15,000 to $30,000 for Michigan lawyers who solicit accident victims gained significant support during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. …

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October 10, 2013

By nearly a 10 to 1 margin, Michigan House Of Representatives passes Bills 4770 & 4771, which would criminalize solicitation of crash victims Fines, and even jail time may be in store for the personal injury lawyers in Michigan who have been using police reports to solicit – either directly or through hiring non-lawyer proxies …

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