Category: Elderly Driving

October 7, 2017

With new ‘flex route’ lane, rush hour traffic gets a better flow and responders have safe clearance for emergencies — as long as everyone can follow the process

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December 13, 2016

Michigan Auto Law attorney Joshua Terebelo proves that elderly plaintiffs hurt in car accidents are entitled to the same pain and suffering damages as everyone else One of the most offensive arguments I hear from defense attorneys and claims adjusters throughout the country is that elderly car accident victims aren’t worth as much; that the …

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August 24, 2016

Tragic car accident raises questions, again, about Michigan’s law and when older drivers are too old to drive How old is too old to drive? Sadly, that’s the question that was on my mind – and, likely, the minds of many other people – after the deadly, head-on car accident involving an 86-year-old driver who was …

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September 25, 2015

Attorneys Kevin Seiferheld and Steven Gursten weigh in on Fox 2 News The issue of when it’s time to take away the keys away from elderly drivers is in the news again, this time after a Michigan State trooper was allegedly hit and killed by an elderly driver. It isn’t the first time. It won’t …

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September 10, 2014

Latest deadly elderly driving car accident raises question: When is it time for an elderly person to hand over the car keys? Last Friday, there was a wrong-way car accident caused by a confused elderly driver. This one was in West Michigan, near Marne in Ottawa County. Donna Laymon, 81, of Grand Rapids, died at …

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January 27, 2014

Attorney Steven Gursten explains how we can protect society and preserve the rights of elderly drivers on Fox 2 Detroit “Let it Rip” I was a guest legal commentator last Thursday on Let it Rip on Fox 2 Detroit News, where the topic of  elderly driving and how old is too old to drive was …

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May 2, 2013

The Michigan elderly driving laws do not take away a person’s driver’s license once they reach a certain age, nor do they impose age-related requirements for obtaining or renewing a license. However, elderly drivers can have their driving privileges revoked or restricted depending on their ability to drive safely. Michigan elderly driving statistics In Michigan, …

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May 2, 2013

Attorney Steve Gursten, head of Michigan Auto Law, was featured on the Mitch Albom radio show as an expert on elderly driving, and discussed a new Michigan law that affects older drivers. You can listen to the whole interview here.  The new law, Public Act 354 and Public Act 355,  allows doctors to alert the Michigan …

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December 16, 2011

Little-known section of Michigan’s No-Fault insurance law gives retirees chance to save on premium by waiving wage loss benefits As a Michigan No-Fault insurance lawyer who has represented hundreds of of auto accident injury victims and who fights for a living with insurance companies, I can say that there are rarely many opportunities I see …

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