Category: Best Practices

April 22, 2016

Controversial Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman wants Court to  ‘consider’ whether landmark ‘serious impairment of body function’ case should be ‘overruled’ and whether Michigan’s auto accident injury threshold law is ‘most compatible’ with No Fault law   Justice Stephen J. Markman, who mounted a vigorous dissent to McCormick v. Carrier, thinks the time may …

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March 10, 2016

Published Appellate Court rulings mark second, third times that State Farm is rebuked for same argument to avoid paying uninsured motorist claims to auto accident victims How many times does State Farm have to have its hand smacked by Michigan courts before it learns to stop trying to wrongfully deny auto accident victims the “uninsured …

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October 29, 2015

When judges don’t follow the law, auto accident victims are denied justice: Appellate court rules jury should hear auto accident victims’ pain and suffering lawsuit after trial judge ‘mistakenly focused’ on wrong legal standard How can Michigan auto accident victims get justice if trial judges don’t – or won’t – follow the correct law and …

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October 2, 2015

Bulletin from DIFS director says car insurance policies are ‘not enforceable’ if ‘fraud’ provisions allow termination of coverage without notice Ironically, today is Wayne County  motion call and almost certainly there will be judges deciding Bahri motions. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Michigan judges are grossly misusing the Michigan Court of Appeals’s poorly-reasoned …

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September 26, 2015

Attorney Josh Terebelo will speak on litigating auto accident cases for Canadian drivers injured in Michigan during the Michigan Association for Justice No Fault seminar This week, trial attorney Joshua Terebelo will present during the Michigan Association for Justice 12th Annual No Fault Institute.  The topic is cross border legal issues in car accident cases …

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September 9, 2015

What will it take to stop Home-Owners from refusing to provide coverage that the auto insurer willfully and knowingly allowed consumers to purchase? This year, Home-Owners made my attorneys’ list of the best and worst car insurance companies.  Home-Owners wasn’t my best auto insurance company, but it wasn’t singled out as the worst either.   There …

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August 26, 2015

Nbunh v. Pitkin says 0ne’s inability to do ‘normal’ recreational activities is critical to recover pain and suffering legal compensation, but evidence must be  presented First question: Does an attorney need to present proper evidence of an auto accident victim’s “normal” recreational activities? In almost all other states, the answer is “no.” But not in …

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August 22, 2015

A checklist for attorneys, including info on discovery, trial and special considerations for the truck case Last week, I wrote about the accident reconstruction in the truck crash case. Specifically, what, why and when injury attorneys can use such an expert in a serious truck accident case. The topic is based on Michigan Auto Law …

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July 24, 2015

This common – and commonly misunderstood – problem impairs many car accident victims with TBI I’m an attorney who helps many people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) suffered from car wrecks. And I spend a lot of time helping people who suffer additional intense anxiety because so many people – including their doctors, families and …

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