Category: Personal Injuries

May 6, 2011

Car accident lawyer discusses the new change in the scope of chiropractic treatment in Michigan I’ve written before about chiropractors and car accidents – including how some lawyers and chiropractors can abuse the process. Nevertheless, I’m a big believer in chiropractors helping accident victims make faster and better recoveries. As a lawyer who specializes in …

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April 27, 2011

Michigan car accident attorney explains the car accident law and important time limits As an accident attorney, I’ve sadly been involved in many car accidents that have resulted in profoundly tragic deaths. I’ve been contacted by grieving family members and loved ones, and I’ve had to explain the law for when family members can file …

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January 19, 2011

Lenawee County news story draws controversy over lawsuit for pain and suffering, personal injury lawyer highlights importance of jury trials When one of our attorneys was in trial last week on a serious car accident case in Lenawee County Circuit Court, The Daily Telegram (a newspaper that serves Adrian, Michigan and several cities in Lenawee …

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December 8, 2010

“Hopefully…. insurance companies get hit hard for this abuse” An auto accident victim named “Aron” contacted me about one of my many blog posts on insurance company IME doctors ruining Michigan’s No-Fault insurance system. Aron told me that he’s unfortunately experiencing exactly what I wrote about. Here’s what he said: Steven, My wife actually told …

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August 26, 2010

Dr. Mary Kneiser’s IME lawsuit is strong example of independent medical examiner abuse This is the last post in my mini series of blogs on independent medical examiners. Mary Kneiser is a busy IME doctor, and has been for many years. Dr. Kneiser has been hired by auto insurance companies and personal injury defense law …

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April 6, 2010

Bill 5744 would change ‘open and obvious’ defense to better protect Michigan residents How bad is Michigan’s “open and obvious” premises liability law? So bad that in one fell swoop in 2002, it wiped out over 65 years of human factors science. Our “open and obvious” law essentially wipes out slip and fall cases. The …

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February 11, 2010

Detroit Lawyer to Share Experience with Wayne State University Law School Students Tonight I will be speaking to a Wayne State University Law School trial advocacy class, taught by Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth Gleicher. As a personal injury lawyer handling car accidents, I’m going to be sharing real-life advice with the law students …

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December 17, 2009

There are a lot of doctors “staring into the abyss” in Michigan, as philosopher Nietszche warned. These doctors see a patient who has been injured in an auto accident, and they must quickly order a battery of expensive medical tests to “work up” the patient. This is unfortunate and it increases medical costs. But why …

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November 17, 2009

Car Accident Lawyer Highlights Court Trend Requiring Permanent Injuries for Plaintiffs to Win I’d like to remind my fellow car accident lawyers that judges in Michigan are forgetting injuries do not need to be permanent to be serious. This is exemplified in O’Keefe v. Auto Club, an unpublished Michigan Court of Appeals win for an …

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