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Steven M. Gursten

Steven Gursten’s Legal Guides

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  • Michigan Auto Accident Vehicle Damage - How to File in Small Claims Court

    If yourcar or truck was damaged in a Michiganaccident you can recover up to $1,000 from the at-fault driver to use for paying the vehicle damage repair costs. This is called the Michigan Mini Tort law. Normally,the owner of the damaged vehicle makes their Mini Tort claim with the...

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  • Reimbursement for Vehicle Damage in a Michigan Auto Accident - Michigan's Mini Tort Law

    Learn how to get your vehicle damage fixed with a Michigan mini tort claim As many Michigan drivers know, the no fault auto law in this state can be confusing. One area that many people are not aware of isreimbursementoptions fordamage to your car from an accident. Depending on ...

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  • An Overview of Michigan No Fault Auto Insurance PLPD Coverage

    PLPD stands for Public Liability and Property Damage. Its basic meaning is that your auto insurance policy contains only the types of coverages required by law. However, when people say they have basic PLPD, what they mean is that they dropped their collision coverage and usually...

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  • Driving a Car in Michigan From Out of State? Understanding Insurance Requirements

    Have you or someone you know recently moved to Michigan or are staying here over 90 days? Are you a college student who brings a car from out-of-state to drive in Michigan? If you do, then you'll want to read aboutwhat the Michigan No-Fault law says about out-of-state residents...

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  • Attendant Care Nursing Services for Michigan Auto Accident Victims

    Many people think of attendant care as in-home nursing services. But the definition I’ve been using when explaining attendant care to my own clients is this: because of how serious the injuries are, an “attendant” is required to provide “care” for the accident victim.

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  • Household Replacement Benefits for Michigan Auto Accident Injury Victims

    Michigan PIP benefits pay for a ‘replacement’ to perform tasks and chores that an auto accident victim cannot perform due to injuries. It is an important Michigan No-Fault benefit (also referred to as Michigan PIP), that many people know nothing about.

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  • Overview of Michigan Wage Loss Benefits for Auto Accident Injuries

    You’ve been injured in a car accident, and for the moment you cannot return to work. How do you pay the bills? The mortgage? Wage loss from your No-Fault insurance company provides an injured auto accident victim a financial lifeline. It is one of your Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits.

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  • Tips for Completing an Application for Michigan No-Fault Auto Accident Benefits

    You do not need a lawyer to fill out an application for No-Fault benefits. But after helping hundreds of car accident injury victims with their benefits in Michigan, our insurance attorneys would like to share some helpful hints.

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  • Why Auto Accident Lawsuit Plantiffs Should Deactivate Their Facebook Accounts

    If you are currently involved in an auto accident lawsuit and are using a social networking account such as Facebook or Twitter, it is recommended that you temporarily deactivate your account until your lawsuit is over.

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  • What to do at the Scene of a Truck Accident

    Experiencing any accident with a large truck or semi can be extremely scary and overwhelming. There are some basic legal tips that are helpful when a typical auto accident occurs, but truck accidents are different than a typical car accident.

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