Category: No-Fault Reform

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April 2, 2009

For nearly all of Michigan’s automobile insurance companies, the simple request to cap their insurance rates to help struggling Michigan residents has been completely ignored. A collapsing local economy seems to matter very little to these insurance companies — clearly not as much as their record-breaking profits and accompanying greed. Yesterday, I wrote about how …

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March 31, 2009

Most Michigan automobile insurance companies should be ashamed of themselves. Since they are making record-breaking profits from personal injury protection (PIP) cases while Michigan struggles through a financial crisis, Gov. Jennifer Granholm asked local insurance companies in her 2009 State of the State Address on Feb. 3 to cap their rates just for a year, …

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November 6, 2008

On Election Day, Michigan residents took a stand by ousting Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Cliff Taylor in favor of his Democratic challenger, Judge Diane Marie Hathaway. Voices rang clear that people were fed up with the extreme right-wing agenda that has controlled the Court, leading Michigan automobile insurance companies to report record-breaking profits, as …

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October 21, 2008

As Michigan lawyers handling auto accident law, we are constantly asked by our clients and friends who we feel is best qualified for the Michigan Supreme Court. Our attorneys support Judge Diane Marie Hathaway for Michigan Supreme Court justice. She is a 3rd Circuit Court judge in Detroit and a former prosecutor. Judge Hathaway is …

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October 14, 2008

We have received much feedback from my recent blog, Michigan Man Killed by Epileptic Trucker Driving Out-of-Service Gravel Truck. The blog outlined the case of my client, who was killed in a truck accident when a fully-loaded 150,000-pound gravel hauler lost control on I-75 in Detroit and pinned his car against the highway retainer wall, …

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June 27, 2008

Today Michigan has the worst automobile accident law in the country. But last week, Republican Senator Bruce Patterson, with the help of Democrat Gretchen Whitmer, took an important step to change that by moving a bill to the Michigan Senate floor to finally fix the terrible Kreiner v. Fisher case. For the past 4years, thousands …

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October 30, 2007

This letter to the Detroit Free Press was written by Wayne Miller, an excellent lawyer, friend and colleague practicing law in Southfield, Michigan. Wayne and I serve together on the Michigan Auto No-Fault Committee for the Michigan Association for Justice. In addition to teaching law at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Wayne handles …

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