Tag: McCormick v. Carrier

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October 18, 2017

Democrats & Republicans back Michigan No Fault reform that includes fee schedule, IME oversight & imposing fair dealing/good faith requirement on auto insurers

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June 26, 2017

Despite judges missteps and specious defense attorney legal arguments, Michigan Court of Appeals says car crash injury victim can still proceed with pain and suffering lawsuit against Comcast

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June 14, 2017

Court rules Oakland County auto accident lawsuit can go forward based on cervical and lumbar MRI evidence & accident victim’s ‘more sedentary’ post-crash life

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April 22, 2016

Controversial Michigan Supreme Court Justice Stephen Markman wants Court to  ‘consider’ whether landmark ‘serious impairment of body function’ case should be ‘overruled’ and whether Michigan’s auto accident injury threshold law is ‘most compatible’ with No Fault law   Justice Stephen J. Markman, who mounted a vigorous dissent to McCormick v. Carrier, thinks the time may …

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July 8, 2011

Michigan Lawyers Weekly interviews injury lawyer Steven Gursten on  why the Michigan Supreme Court spared its car accident ruling In two recent orders, the Michigan Supreme Court has declined the opportunity to reconsider Michigan’s auto law, McCormick v. Carrier. Therefore, McCormick, and the rights it provides seriously injured auto accident victims to sue for pain and suffering damages, …

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July 5, 2011

It’s interesting to read our state’s highest jurists equating a victims’ rights ruling with pending economic disaster — without any supporting facts or cases and of course completely neglecting to mention Michigan’s auto insurance companies’ record-breaking profit margins. Last week I blogged about how our auto accident case law McCormick v. Carrier has survived in …

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June 28, 2011

Car accident victims, injury lawyers, dodge a bullet Last week could have been the week that Michigan injury lawyers, insurance companies, and hundreds of others have been watching and waiting for. Last week, McCormick v. Carrier could have been overturned. Instead, in two auto accident cases that went up to the “new” Michigan Supreme Court …

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March 10, 2011

Injury lawyer Steve Gursten tells Crain’s Detroit Business – NO. Steve Gursten, injury lawyer and head of Michigan Auto Law, is featured in Crain’s Detroit Business on No-Fault insurance rates in relation to the state’s new auto law, McCormick v. Carrier. When asked if McCormick could raise auto insurance rates, Gursten told Crain’s that the insurance …

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March 5, 2011

Which auto law applies to cases filed under Kreiner, before McCormick v. Carrier?   As I’ve previously discussed in my blogs about McCormick v. Carrier, I believe McCormick will apply retroactively to all auto accident cases that had been filed before the decision was released by the Michigan Supreme Court on August 1, 2010. In …

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