April 9, 2009
Who’s the Michigan Court of Appeals protecting? A dishonest auto insurance company, or a baby with traumatic brain injury? Auto attorney Steve Gursten discusses a Michigan Court of Appeals ruling which denied a child who was seriously injured in a car accident attendant care benefits, even though her insurance company lied to her caregiver by insisting there were no more No-Fault benefits available.
The Court’s reasoning was that any accident victim should check out the accuracy of everything an insurance claims adjuster says by consulting with an attorney. Now Gursten responds to a lawyer who disagrees with his first editorial, Decision allows No-Fault insurers to get away with lying.
Take a look at the opinion piece in the Detroit Legal News: Why Johnson v. Wausau encourages insurance adjusters in Michigan to lie