Category: Elderly Driving

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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April 22, 2011

Michigan auto lawyer discusses the rights of older drivers and public safety I had the pleasure to sit down this week with Noah Ovshinsky, a news reporter for WDET, to discuss the growing problem of elderly drivers causing car accidents on the roads. Obviously, this is a problem in all 50 states. But Michigan is …

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October 13, 2009

Last week, a reporter from the Des Moines Register interviewed me for an article on the national debate on elderly drivers causing auto accidents: Do they pose a great risk to others and should therefore face more restrictions, or could that constitute age-based discrimination? As a personal injury attorney handling car accidents and truck accidents, …

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July 28, 2009

Auto Accident Attorney Says No, But Crashes Can be Prevented As the U.S. population ages, the number of licensed drivers over 54 is projected to double to nearly 57 million by 2030, according to a recent article by the Wall Street Journal. Also as the population ages, we as car accident lawyers in Michigan are …

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May 3, 1999

Steven M. Gursten, who handles personal injury auto accident cases for the elderly, tells Michigan Lawyers Weekly, yes Michigan Lawyers Weekly interviews personal injury attorney Steven M. Gursten on whether it’s possible to collect large verdicts and settlements for elderly plaintiffs. Gursten, who handles car accident cases for the elderly, said that personal injury attorneys must first …

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