Tag: Bloomberg

July 31, 2018

Parents texting, talking on phone, using social media while behind the wheel with children in car is common – and incredibly dangerous

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August 23, 2016

‘Tesla on Autopilot’ is an important step toward preventing ‘19 of every 20 crashes on the road’   It’s not going to happen overnight. The process of abandoning how we’ve driven cars for more than 100 years and let go of the wheel, open up an e-book and trust that our computer-controlled, driverless, self-driving car …

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March 7, 2015

Michigan Auto Law attorney Todd Berg weighs in on Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast on the Legal Talk Network Driverless cars are well on their way. They’re being tested right now on Michigan streets and highways, and as I told a roomful of several hundred lawyers at the Florida Association for Justice Workhorse Seminar last week, …

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January 28, 2015

WalletHub study shows one reason why Detroiters pay more: Allstate charges 116% more to consumers with poor credit; Farmers, Progressive & State Farm all charge more If your credit score is poor, it will cost you more. Last week I was interviewed by Bloomberg News on the cost of auto No Fault insurance in cities …

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January 26, 2015

My interview with Bloomberg News on the No Fault insurance crisis in Metro Detroit High car insurance rates in Detroit might not be news to us, but it is to the rest of the country. Last week, I was interviewed by Chris Christoff of Bloomberg News. Chris wanted to delve into this complicated issue, and …

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January 14, 2015

Gursten on why the city’s soaring auto insurance rates are a hindrance to economic development Attorney Steven Gursten was featured in a Bloomberg News story on Detroit’s high auto insurance rates and how they’re affecting the city economically. Gursten told Bloomberg that the cost of insurance is a civil rights issue in Detroit, as insurers …

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July 24, 2014

Gursten tells Bloomberg Businessweek that if Allstate gets its way in a Macomb County case, all people in motorized wheelchairs better watch out Attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law was featured as a legal expert in a recent Bloomberg Businessweek story about an underhanded shot Allstate insurance is taking at all people in motorized …

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September 19, 2013

The key to making driverless cars safe is not “killing all the lawyers” Bloomberg’s Megan McArdle got it all wrong in her September 11, 2013, column, “To Enjoy Driverless Cars, First Kill All The Lawyers.” I say this not out of any sense for self-preservation because I am a lawyer. Although, to be fair, I …

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August 2, 2010

Auto attorney Steve Gursten tells newspaper that McCormick v. Carrier says personal injuries don’t have to be life-long to collect non-economic damages Bloomberg Business News reports that the Michigan Supreme Court has thrown out a 2004 decision called Kreiner v. Fischer (that ravaged the rights of auto accident victims in the state), and opened the door for more …

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