Category: Best Practices

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July 16, 2018

MRPC 7.2(d)’s legal advertising rule puts an end to lawyers’ ability to advertise on Google and Facebook, violates First Amendment Free Speech rights

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February 23, 2017

An auto accident victim’s ‘statement’ minimizing what he can’t do after an automobile accident does not outweigh the evidence suggesting ‘serious impairment of body function’ under Michigan’s auto law The biggest problem with Michigan’s auto accident law is that it tends to punish those people who try to put on a brave face and downplay …

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February 6, 2017

Studies show how automobile accident victims respond to legal TV advertising Continuing on my take of the good and the bad of lawyer advertising, I last wrote about how legal advertising often has a negative effect on people with lower incomes finding the very best injury attorneys. Today, I’m going to write about personal injury …

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January 3, 2017

Important MCOA decision reinforces that auto accident victims cannot be bullied, as State Farm tried to do in St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital v. State Farm Mutual  What happened in this case won’t come as a shocker to auto attorneys familiar with State Farm and how the giant insurer handles accident claims. State Farm decided …

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December 28, 2016

CPAN v. MCCA, Hall v. Miko and more cases from the MSC and MCOA all have one thing in common – they’re good for insurance companies and very bad for injured auto accident victims  Yesterday, I discussed my pick for the “Worst Car Accident Lawsuit of 2016,” Bazzi v. Sentinel Insurance Company. Bazzi allowed innocent …

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December 27, 2016

In Bazzi v. Sentinel Insurance, there’s no justice in overturning 40 years of precedent that has protected innocent auto accident victims against punishment for “fraud” they had no part in and knew nothing about What makes a car accident lawsuit one of my picks for worst of the year? Bad reasoning? Misinterpreted law? Biased judging? …

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November 20, 2016

Part 1 of my blog series on the consequences of personal injury lawyer advertising and commercials when they’re done without regard for accident victims I recently wrapped up a blog series on how to truly choose the most qualified lawyer in Michigan to help you and your family after a serious auto accident. In the …

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October 24, 2016

Michigan Court of Appeals ruling in Jackson v. Berens reinforces essential protection for motor vehicle accident victims: ‘plaintiff can establish an injury and receive compensation for the aggravation or exacerbation of a preexisting condition’ It’s an obfuscation insurance defense attorneys bring up time and time again in auto accident cases: Trying to shift blame for …

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September 5, 2016

Use these tips when doing research on hiring an attorney – if you are seriously hurt in an automobile accident, the lawyer you hire will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make Channel 7 news just ran an expose on lawyer ambulance chasing in Michigan. It sheds the public spotlight on …

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