Tag: Serious impairment of body function

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 12, 2017

Jeffrey Feldman tells Michigan Lawyers Weekly how he and Leonard Koltonow handled the pre-existing injuries defense

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April 28, 2017

Robert Raitt will speak at ICLE’s annual No-Fault Summit about common pitfalls from the plaintiff’s perspective when adjusting a No-Fault PIP claim

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August 26, 2015

Nbunh v. Pitkin says 0ne’s inability to do ‘normal’ recreational activities is critical to recover pain and suffering legal compensation, but evidence must be  presented First question: Does an attorney need to present proper evidence of an auto accident victim’s “normal” recreational activities? In almost all other states, the answer is “no.” But not in …

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January 6, 2015

Important lesson for Michigan lawyers in Wiedyk v. Poisson – Show, don’t tell, to survive serious impairment motions Show, don’t tell! That’s the crucial lesson I’m taking away from Wiedyk v. Poisson, et al., when the Michigan Supreme Court justices unanimously rejected an auto accident victim’s injury and pain and suffering claim. The fatal mistake: …

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Steven Gursten Attorney and Author of Michigan Auto Law blog
April 20, 2013

I’d like to share my advice column from this month’s issue of Metro Detroit Attorney At Law magazine. I write the column  for lawyers who represent and defend auto accident cases. I’ve been writing a series of columns, mostly aimed towards plaintiff attorneys, on ways that lawyers can increase the value of auto accident cases, …

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Steven Gursten Attorney and Author of Michigan Auto Law blog
March 14, 2013

Below is my column from this month’s issue of Attorney At Law magazine. It’s geared toward attorneys who are helping injured auto accident victims in Michigan: Will the current auto threshold law as interpreted by McCormick v. Carrier be overturned?  And if it is,  will it revert back to the previous threshold under the draconian …

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Awards and Honors
October 27, 2009

15 Months Off Work and Unable to Walk From Personal Injuries Is Not “Serious Enough” If there’s one truth to emerge from the horrifically flawed Michigan Supreme Court ruling in Kreiner v. Fischer, a case that has doomed thousands of auto accident victims in Michigan, it is this: The word “normal” doesn’t mean what you …

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Awards and Honors
February 16, 2004

Auto accident attorney says personal injury lawyers should take advantage of Halucha v. Dore, where injuries affected plaintiff’s normal activities Auto accident attorney Steven Gursten is interviewed by Michigan Lawyers Weekly on Halucha v. Dore, an Oakland County car accident case that said a driver who sustained personal injuries to her neck, back and tailbone after being rear-ended, …

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February 1, 2001

Michigan personal injury lawyer gives plaintiff and defense ideas for making and defending motions on “serious impairment” – in State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section Quarterly Steve Gursten analyzes the controversial No-Fault Law, MCL 500.3135, in an article for all personal injury lawyers in Michigan. He says, “Several decisions seem to contradict each other …

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