Category: Injuries

August 14, 2008

The Michigan Court of Appeals has clarified the test for medical causation under the no fault act in a recent published opinion, Scott v. State Farm. Our team of Michigan personal injury attorneys believes the test might make Michigan insurance companies think twice before denying payment to victims of serious auto accidents. In Scott, The …

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July 29, 2008

Our accident lawyers often write and speak about the unreasonably difficult threshold law that exists in Michigan, which bars many residents who are seriously injured in car accidents from recovering money for their pain and suffering. But lawyers rarely discuss the role that automobile safety standards play in injury cases, or the misleading safety standards …

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July 2, 2008

On June 12th, the Michigan Supreme Court issued a decision in Stokes v. Chrysler which will have a devastating effect on injured workers and Michigan workers compensation lawyers. Workers injured on the job in Michigan will be the biggest losers, as the 4 activist justices on the Michigan Supreme Court (Justices Taylor, Corrigan, Young and …

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June 2, 2008

On Friday, June 6, 2008, Steven Gursten will be speaking at the Michigan No-Fault Institute Seminar in Southfield, Michigan. This seminar is presented through the Michigan Association for Justice, for lawyers who handle car accident injury cases, truck accident cases, and attendant care and other no fault first party cases stemming from motor vehicle accidents. …

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May 22, 2008

Helping people who have been injured in car accidents throughout Michigan, our lawyers have found that some hospitals, for example Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, and Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, do not always aggressively follow-up with auto insurance companies for payment of medical bills for people who have suffered …

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January 4, 2008

I was surprised by the recent editorial by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Maura Corrigan that appeared in the Detroit Free Press on December 19, 2007. Justice Corrigan wrote about her efforts in protecting children. I note Justice Corrigan chose to ignore her own role in the Cameron case from last year in her article. For …

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November 13, 2007

Dealing with a “Normal MRI” is a common problem that many lawyers face when helping traumatic brain injury accident victims. A normal MRI is something that doctors who treat brain injuries actually expect will be normal in most brain injury cases. The misconception that many people have is that if a person truly has suffered …

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June 8, 2001

Personal injury attorneys Steven Gursten and Lawrence Gursten in the news for noteworthy award for TBI victim The car accident case of Butler v. Anchors Unlimited, Inc. is outlined in Michigan Lawyers Weekly. The traumatic brain injury victim received a $1.4 million settlement. Steve Gursten and Larry Gursten, traumatic brain injury lawyers for the plaintiff, were able to get …

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February 13, 1997

Organization: Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Date: 1997 Audience: Michigan TBI lawyers

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