Category: Elderly Driving

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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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October 8, 2013

Excluding senior drivers over age 65 from No Fault insurance punishes those injured in car accidents, as HB 4959 would deny essential medical care under No Fault Michigan drivers and residents should steer clear of House Bill 4959.  It is a reckless proposal to exclude senior drivers over the age 65 from Michigan’s No Fault …

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September 26, 2013

Attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law weighs in on the elderly driving debate with the Grand Rapids Press When 85-year-old Carl Hainer of Grand Rapids, had his drivers license taken away from the Secretary of State due to a medical condition – but despite a clean driving record – he filed a lawsuit against …

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September 9, 2013

HB 4959 would take essential protections away from injured senior drivers and drive them into financial ruin House Bill 4959 was introduced last week  to exempt  senior drivers over the age of 65 from the Michigan No Fault law. It sounds like a good idea. At first. But as an attorney who practices in this …

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