Tag: pain and suffering

April 17, 2018

If judges want to just completely ignore the law, then we have no law. Zichichi case contradicts existing No Fault threshold case law and requirements from McCormick v. Carrier in favor of radical new ‘judge made law’

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April 13, 2018

Court rules that award of SSD benefits 20 years prior to crash doesn’t stop a car accident lawsuit from being filed for injury victim; SSD benefits awarded on different basis than claim from auto accident

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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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June 2, 2017

Unlike with auto No-Fault, health insurance companies could take away a car crash victim’s right to see the doctor of her choice and claw back pain and suffering compensation through liens

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March 6, 2017

The ‘Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017’ is all about shielding negligent doctors, negligent hospitals and negligent medical providers from being held fully liable for the harms they’ve caused — at the expense of those they have harmed

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October 29, 2015

When judges don’t follow the law, auto accident victims are denied justice: Appellate court rules jury should hear auto accident victims’ pain and suffering lawsuit after trial judge ‘mistakenly focused’ on wrong legal standard How can Michigan auto accident victims get justice if trial judges don’t – or won’t – follow the correct law and …

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October 10, 2014

Court affirms verdict for auto accident victim who suffered ‘bodily injury’ and sued under Michigan’s motor vehicle exception to governmental immunity Tension over what the words “bodily injury” mean continues to build as I write these words. Michigan lawyers are waiting for the Supreme Court to weigh in on the issue of governmental immunity and …

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August 2, 2010

Top auto lawyer tells network that McCormick v. Carrier eases the serious impairment threshold that must be met to pursue an injury lawsuit CNBC covers the Michigan Supreme Court decision McCormick v. Carrier and what it means to auto accident victims in Michigan. The court in a 4-3 decision, said conservative justices in the majority six years …

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Auto accident lawyer says under McCormick v. Carrier, personal injuries now do not have to be life-long in order to bring pain and suffering lawsuits MLive.com interviews Steve Gursten, one of the counry’s top auto accident lawyers, on McCormick v. Carrier. McCormick is a August, 2010 Michigan Supreme Court decision that overturned Kreiner v. Fischer, Michigan’s previous auto law …

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