Tag: Detroit Free Press

January 3, 2018

Businesses in Michigan could face liability for car accidents caused by employees texting with an employer or other employees

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May 10, 2017

Detroit car crash victims who need No-Fault most will suffer the greatest harm under D-Insurance. Solution: a reasonable No-Fault medical-provider fee schedule

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May 8, 2017

It’s the exploitation of No-Fault by insurance industry that could open door to ‘reform’ that would drastically limit medical benefits coverage & deny care

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November 25, 2014

Issues concerning initial capitalization, reserve funds, causes of increased auto insurance prices and other alternatives will need to be considered The Detroit Free Press ran an excellent story on Sunday about the city’s high auto insurance prices. I was interviewed as part of the story. Yesterday, I wrote why No Fault insurance is not to …

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November 24, 2014

Don’t blame No Fault: Focus on reducing costs must be on excessive insurer profits, punishing PIP fraud by lawyers & doctors, reducing number of uninsured drivers, use of credit scoring & combating auto thefts J.C. Reindl wrote a great story in Sunday’s Detroit Free Press, “Auto insurance rates put the brakes on Detroit.”   The only …

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October 9, 2013

Speed demons are revving up as a group of Michigan Senators led by Sen. Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) are working on legislation to increase speed limits. Most reports seem to suggest the new bill will increase some speed limits to 80 miles an hour. But is getting to your destination a few minutes faster worth …

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August 23, 2013

Lawyer Steven Gursten tells The Detroit Free Press that it’s a deadly idea Attorney Steven Gursten was recently featured in a Detroit Free Press story on the effects of legislation that would increase Michigan speed limits to up to 80 miles per hour. Gursten told reporter Kathleen Gray that upcoming proposals by a group of …

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April 12, 2013

Guest column in Detroit Free Press on what’s really behind no fault “reform” Lawyer Steven Gursten, head of Michigan Auto Law, was featured as a guest columnist in the Detroit Free Press. Gursten’s piece highlighted the point that while the powerful  insurance industry makes a hard push for no fault “reform” under the pretense that …

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April 11, 2013

Even as the insurance industry pushes  for no fault “reform,”  insurance companies collect over $2 billion more in auto premiums in 2011 than they paid out in claims Today, the Detroit Free Press ran my guest column: Profits, not medical claims, drive up cost of auto insurance in Michigan The  point  of my piece is …

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