Category: Car Insurance

July 16, 2008

Michigan no fault insurance lawyers should now be insisting on 58.5 cents per mile, which is the new IRS business mileage rate that began on July 1, 2008, for all medical mileage claims in litigation with auto insurance companies. The new mileage rate has been raised significantly from the 50.5 cents per mile that was …

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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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April 22, 2008

On April 1st, 2008 the New York Times reported on the practice of automobile and disability insurance companies overloading the Social Security Administration by forcing people to apply for Social Security Disability. It is a practice that Michigan social security disability lawyers and lawyers who help people injured in car accidents already know too well. …

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February 28, 2008

On February 14, 2008, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled against State Farm Insurance Company on an important new uninsured motorist case (Suminski v State Farm). State Farm, it seems, did not act like a good neighbor, which comes as no surprise to Michigan No Fault Attorneys. The surprise with this case is that State …

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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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August 5, 2002

Auto lawyer Steve Gursten says uninsured motorist coverage is illusory, and insurance carriers are denying policy holders who have been in car accidents Auto lawyer Steven Gursten tells Michigan Lawyers Weekly that auto insurance carriers who provide underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) in Michigan are acting in bad faith by routinely denying policy holders permission to settle their …

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