Tag: independent medical exam

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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September 28, 2010

ICLE 2010 download No. 4 for injury attorneys, from State Bar of Michigan seminar in Grand Rapids on helping lawyers find the value in auto accident cases Take a look at the supporting response to a defense motion below. It was used in Steve Gursten’s Grand Rapids presentation, “Representing Injured Personal Injury Victims and Finding …

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ICLE 2010 download No. 3 for injury lawyers, from State Bar of Michigan seminar on helping attorneys find value in auto accident cases Below is the supporting letter used in Steve Gursten’s Grand Rapids presentation, “Representing Injured Personal Injury Victims and Finding Value in Car Accident Claims After McCormick v. Carrier.” Letter stating no IME …

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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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August 24, 2010

No-fault insurance lawyer breaks down the proposed independent medical exam rule 500.2252 This is the third post in my mini-series of blogs about independent medical examinations (IMEs) and how many notorious IME doctors make a great living claiming people with serious personal injuries are able to return to work and no longer need medical treatment. …

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August 19, 2010

Michigan TBI attorney warns auto accident victims who have suffered traumatic brain injury about a popular insurance medical examiner On Tuesday, I wrote about the havoc “independent” medical examiners are bringing to car accident victims and the No-Fault insurance system in Michigan. Which brings me now to John Baker, Ph.D. This man is a neuropsychologist …

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August 17, 2010

No-Fault insurance lawyer explains how “independent” medical examiners devastate lives after serious car accidents and undermine our No-Fault system When people suffer personal injury in car accidents in Michigan, their auto insurance companies must pay No-Fault insurance benefits for all auto accident-related medical treatment that’s reasonably necessary for the injured person’s recovery and rehabilitation. By …

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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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June 4, 2009

In Michigan, Independent Medical Examiners Are Anything But Our auto accident attorneys frequently help victims of car accidents and truck accidents after they’ve been “cut-off” by their own no-fault insurance companies. After someone has been in a crash, it’s usually a matter of time before an insurance company tries to stop paying medical bills and …

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