Category: Litigation Tips

April 28, 2009

As personal injury lawyers who handle automobile negligence lawsuits, we normally write about car accidents and truck accidents in Michigan. But given the recent headlines regarding the national outbreak of swine flu, our lawyers wanted to pass along these important tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s our most sincere hope that …

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April 7, 2009

Recently, my dad Larry Gursten and I attended the Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s 11th Annual Spring Tribute Dinner and Auction at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn. This was also an event that our law firm sponsored, because we are believers in such a worthwhile cause. The Brain Injury Association of Michigan is a …

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March 20, 2009

The shocking death of Natasha Richardson has certainly struck a chord with the TBI lawyers of Michigan Auto Law, our clients and friends. Yesterday I posted a blog about the reality of “Talk and Die Syndrome.” For further information, check out this story from ABC News. It includes some great basic questions and answers for …

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October 30, 2008

On Tuesday, I spoke at a Plymouth seminar on Michigan no-fault law for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE). My topic, “Locating and Effectively Dealing with Experts on Direct- and Cross-Examination in First- and Third-Party Litigation,” was vital for Michigan plaintiff lawyers and defense attorneys alike, who must overcome jurors that are skeptical of …

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September 3, 2008

The Michigan Court of Appeals has thrown out yet another serious impairment of body function threshold case under the no-fault act, creating more confusion for Michigan car accident lawyers and more bad news for innocent victims of serious automobile accidents. The case, Jeanene Adams and Beverly Adams v. Willie Hodge, is a striking reminder that …

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March 17, 2008

Reprint of Steven M. Gursten’s Letter to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Rarely does the Michigan Lawyers Weekly completely miss the point of an important case, but I feel compelled to respectfully suggest that your recent story on Benefiel v. Auto Owners Insurance Company1 did exactly this. Benefiel is the most important automobile negligence case to be …

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February 22, 2008

There is a new auto new insurance company delay tactic in Michigan.Claims adjusters are putting innocent people “under investigation” to avoid or delay paying auto no fault insurance PIP benefits.These are lawful, reasonable, no fault claims made by people that were injured in Michigan car accidents.This blog explores how and why illegal delay tactics work …

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January 24, 2008

Don’t let your insurance company shortchange you on medical mileage reimbursement after a car accident. Medical mileage reimbursement is an important insurance benefit that is provided under the Michigan No Fault Act. It is available to anyone injured in an automobile accident in Michigan, provided there is no fault insurance coverage for the car or …

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