Steven M. Gursten’s Guides

Steven M. Gursten

Farmington Hills Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

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  1. Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Auto Accident Case

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Under-estimating Auto Insurance Companies Expect that your auto insurance company and at-fault driver’s insurance company will conduct surveillance and hire investigators to take photos and videos o

    17 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. How to Minimize Problems with Your Auto Insurance Claim in Michigan

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Many auto insurance companies use common tactics to either avoid or minimize their payouts to customers after a car or truck accident. Learn what steps you can take to protect yourself both before and after an auto accident. Read and Understand the Fine Print in Your Insurance P...

    11 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 2 years ago.

    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...

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, about 2 years ago.

    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 ...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. An Overview of Michigan No Fault Auto Insurance PLPD Coverage

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, about 2 years ago.

    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...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

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

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, about 2 years ago.

    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...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Attendant Care Nursing Services for Michigan Auto Accident Victims

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 3 years ago.

    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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  8. Household Replacement Benefits for Michigan Auto Accident Injury Victims

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 3 years ago.

    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.

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Overview of Michigan Wage Loss Benefits for Auto Accident Injuries

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 3 years ago.

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

    Written by attorney Steven Gursten, almost 3 years ago.

    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.

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful