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Posted by yolanda, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I had called a lot of attorneys after the accident. I didn't get that great of a response. When I reached Michigan Auto Law, I felt defeated and I was sick from my car accident injuries. That was the beginning for me, because I had no idea what was going on, what a closed head injury was or anything. If it weren't for them taking the initiative to help me, I would have been in big trouble. In the beginning, I dealt with Larry Gursten. What I liked was he was thorough and told me things exactly how they were, but he was compassionate. He cared more than just about me. He was concerned about how I was going to be able to take care of my very small children, their well being. I felt like Larry went above and beyond. I talked to him many times, even on Saturdays, times you wouldn't think an attorney would be available. He always took the time to call me back. Then when I talked to Steve Gursten, he was very much like his father, compassionate. He knew the law like the back of his hand and he was going to do everything possible to make sure I was protected. I see the things that people at therapy go through because they didn't have proper counsel in the beginning. I'm so glad that I found Michigan Auto Law, and Steve and Larry Gursten to help me provide for my family after I was injured. Also, I don't know what I would have done without their paralegal Lori Chase. There was not one time that she did not return my call. She's knowledgeable and supportive. She always pointed me in the right direction and was willing to listen to me. I cried many of days and she was there. I can never say enough good things about this firm.
Posted by Lisa, a Car Accident client, Flag
Out of all the attorneys I dealt with during the several years I spent as an insurance adjuster, there was only one who truly stood out and struck me as being the best of the best: Steve Gursten. He is the only person I even considered calling when I was in a serious auto accident, and I am glad that I did. Steve and Ian Freed did a fantastic job handling my case. They are aggressive yet professional, and they always return your calls.
I would highly recommend Michigan Auto Law to anyone who has been seriously injured in an auto accident. The bottom line is that they get results, they are wonderful to deal with, and they absolutely look out for you each step of the way.
Posted by S.K.London England, Flag
I'm from London, but I was in town for a wedding in Grand Rapids, Michigan and I was in a horrible car accident. I spent months recovering in the U.S., and this law firm was a huge part of my recovery. Michigan Auto Law really amazing. Together with getting back to myself and getting better, they were really helpful and happy to explain and make sure I understood everything. The attorneys, staff and paralegals were very nice and friendly. Steve Gursten, Larry Gursten and Ian Freed were especially pleasant and truly cared for my well being and that of my family. I never had to deal with such things beforehand. These special attorneys made sure I was protected so I could carry on with my life.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
Steve Gursten calls you by your name and not your case number. He is not like a lot of other attorneys who promise things they can’t deliver. He said we will try our best and take it day by day. He is an attorney who returns phone calls and he is very organized and friendly. Every time I met with him he asked about family. I like that he goes beyond the legal duty and cares about my wife and kids. I am happy with Steve Gursten and this law firm. I actually referred Steve to my son’s hockey coach.
Posted by Jim and Kim, a Trucking Accident client, Flag
Steve Gursten and Tom James are the best of the best truck accident lawyers. Nobody has more passion and knowledge about Michigan auto laws, and this is exactly what I needed after I was injured in a truck accident. Combine that with compassion for their clients and ability in the courtroom, and they are unbeatable. Steve and Tom make you feel like a member of their families, which you are during trial. As far as I'm concerned, they did what my wife and I thought was impossible. They found and won a record judgement in a county not known for large judgements - Jackson County. Thanks again to Steve, Tom, Larry, Elize, Laurie and all the rest of the staff at Michigan Auto Law, who had a part in this great victory. Thank you very much!
Posted by Steve, a Car Accident client, Flag
I was proceeding through a green light and a semi truck ran a red and crashed into me. A family friend and renowned attorney referred me to Michigan Auto Law and specifically, Steve Gursten and Larry Gursten, because they handle more truck accidents than any law firm in Michigan. Larry made us feel very comfortable because he was so competent. When we didn't know where the road was going, he led me and my wife. He was just so dead-on with his information and able to guide us. He took care of everything and was there to answer questions. It was very important that Larry made us feel comfortable and that everything was going to be alright, because my wife was uncomfortable with pursuing a lawsuit. Larry knew so much about my injuries, too. I felt like I was talking to a doctor at times. He made it feel like it was more about me than a lawsuit. Steve Gursten was just as amazing. He explained everything and he makes you feel very comfortable. Our insurance company would play their games throughout this process. We would turn to Steve and he took care of it. The defense tried settling for much less than what Steve thought my injuries were worth. I had a closed-head injury, memory loss, speech difficulties and neck and lower-back problems. Steve fought for us – hard. I would absolutely refer Steve Gursten and Larry Gursten to anyone trying to recover from a truck accident. They made us feel like family. We wouldn't have made it through this process if they hadn't made us feel so comfortable.
Posted by Synthia, a Car Accident client, Flag
I went online and I was searching for a law firm and I initially prayed about finding the right person. I called Michigan Auto Law and they returned my call promptly. Working with Steve Gursten was a wonderful experience. No complaints whatsoever. The first meeting was very informative. It was such a breeze. Everything was such a breeze. It's almost like there are no words to describe it. In getting my medical bills paid, Steve was very helpful. The results from my case were outstanding. I would refer other people injured in car or truck accidents to Steve and I also have referred someone, as of today, to him. I recommend this law firm highly. I feel like my prayers were answered.
Posted by Barb, a Car Accident client, Flag
I was going through a lot and even though I didn't feel like it, I knew I needed to talk to an attorney. A truck had cut into my lane and cut me off. I hit two guard rails and totaled my car, and I'm still dealing with my injuries. Everybody at Michigan Auto Law, especially Steve Gursten, was really nice. He made me feel comfortable and I could call him anytime I wanted to. Steve and his secretary always responded to my emails and phone calls too. I would sure recommend this firm to someone who was in my situation because Steve makes you feel comfortable and takes care of everything for you. You just need to worry about getting well.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
Steven Gursten and the whole Michigan Auto Law office did an outstanding job for my family when my daughter was injured in a car crash. They were concise, personable and put our needs first. Mr. Gursten was very communicative and let me know about any changes in the case almost instantly. When it came to the settlement, he thought of my daughter's needs first and how to plan for the future. I've never dealt with a better group of professionals. - Jim Diaz, Caro
Posted by Judy, St. Clair Shores, a Car Accident client, Flag
My 87-year-old mother-in-law was driving to her retiree luncheon in Harper Woods. When she was stopped at a red light on Kelly Road, a large semi-truck rear-ended her and killed her instantly. The loss of my mother-in-law was devastating for the family. We chose Michigan Auto Law to handle her wrongful death case because the firm exclusively handles Michigan auto accident cases, and they have more accolades and successful cases than any of the competing firms. My lawyer Steve Gursten was very compassionate throughout the entire case. He was always available when we had concerns and he truly helped us understand the complicated legal process following a car accident, with all of the given insurance issues. Some lawyers we interviewed told us that the loss of an 87 year old wasn't worth much, but Steve got us every penny there was from the trucking company's insurance carrier. I would refer Steve Gursten Michigan Auto Law to my friends and family - or anyone whose life has been turned upside down by a car accident.
Posted by BB, a Personal Injury client, Flag
I was actually referred to Steve Gursten from another law firm! He is caring and very prompt with responding to any concerns that I may have had. He actually makes you feel as if you are his only client. He is very aggressive and knows his stuff. He talks with you in understanding terms (instead of the legal mumble jumbo). I actually call him for any legal questions that may arise (even not accident related and he takes the time to help). I would recommend anyone at anytime to him and the law firm.
Posted by Felicia, a Car Accident client, Flag
I previously had an experience with a bad attorney, so when I was hit by an oil tanker, I was worried maybe my new lawyer wouldn't be attentive or even pay attention to me. But I found the exact opposite with Michigan Auto Law, specifically, Steve Gursten. Steve is very nice and attentive. For as busy as he is running a large law firm, he always takes time for me and I feel he genuinely cares about my well being. He always answers my questions too. Steve and the Michigan Auto Law staff have been tremendous, even in helping with my wage loss. I appreciate services thus far and I will recommend them to someone that seeks services for truck or accidents.
Felicia [last name removed], Eastpointe
Posted by Tony, a Car Accident client, Flag
Steve Gursten looked tirelessly for more insurance and he did it out of kindness
My lawyer Steve Gursten came into my life under the most devastating circumstances. One day, my girlfriend was driving to pick me up from work when she ran out of gas on I-75. As she was putting gas in her car on the side of the highway, a semi-truck veered from its lane and hit and killed her. My deceased girlfriend’s family was not satisfied with the money the insurance adjuster was offering, so I called Michigan Auto Law to see if there were more benefits available for her children. Steve Gursten looked tirelessly for more insurance and he did it out of kindness — he didn’t charge me a dime. I appreciated that so much. Steve also treated me with dignity and he was always there to answer my questions. I would recommend him for anybody who needs help with a truck accident in Michigan , because he is a polite man, a man of his word and he does what he says. You don’t get that with most lawyers. Most other lawyers wanted to take 33 percent or charge $200 an hour, and didn’t even care if insurance was there. Losing my girlfriend to a truck accident caused by a trucker who may have been asleep at the wheel was horrible. But at least now I had can lay my head on my pillow, knowing I did the right thing by getting all of the insurance possible for her family. I wouldn’t have been able to do this without Steve Gursten’s generous help.
—Tony Harris, Newaygo , Michigan
Posted by Anthony, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Steve Gursten fought for me
I was a pedestrian and I was struck by an automobile. I couldn’t work, and I was in pain. I originally signed with a different lawyer, but immediately canceled once I met with Larry Gursten and Steve Gursten. My wife and I felt Michigan Auto Law was a larger, more specialized firm, and we liked the way things were progressing once we started talking to the attorneys there. For my first-party case, the auto insurance company didn’t want to take primary responsibility for my benefits. But my first-party lawyer Tom James was very personable and got things resolved in the best way possible. My third-party lawyer Steve Gursten was willing to fight for my family and me, knowing because of my injuries I could not return to my career and my family was desperate. Steve and Tom were very helpful preparing, educating and reassuring me throughout my lawsuits. A lot of people thought the guy who hit me had to pay all of my medical bills and damages, and I had to explain that his insurance is responsible. I didn’t know that before either, but I learned from the Michigan Auto Law web site. It is comprehensive, and answered a lot of questions I had on what to expect from an auto accident lawsuit. Steve didn’t rely on his internet resource though. He was very warm and professional, quick to respond to questions, always told us to keep in touch, and had a good handle on what we should expect as well as every other aspect of the case. We felt very comfortable that they were competent on all of the legal issues we came across. We are relieved that the stress of the case is finally been resolved, but Steve Gursten was always in our corner. Since the resolution of my trial, I have recommended Michigan Auto Law to a friend, and I would do it again to family members or anyone who asked me for an attorney for this kind of matter.
— Anthony, Macomb County, MI
Posted by Heather, a Car Accident client, Flag
I was stopped at a red light. And, out of no where, I was rear-ended at about 50 miles an hour. I needed to get a lawyer. I went to one of my close family friends, who happens to be a partner at one of the largest defense firms in the Detroit area. He told me that Steven Gursten was the best. My first impression of Michigan Auto Law was that everyone was very laid back, warm and friendly. I felt comfortable there right away. In my car accident, I broke my neck and damaged both my shoulders and my jaw; resulting in multiple surgeries to fuse my neck. I was ultimately fighting my own insurance company because the individual that hit me didn’t have good insurance. If it wasn’t for Steve, on the phone with them every single day, I sometimes wonder if I’d even be where I’m at right now. Not only did Steve answer my questions, but he answered all of my family’s questions and concerns. I’ve referred him to strangers already. I’m more than satisfied with the resolution of my case. Steve went out of his way to try to get to know you on a personal level, so he could fight for you, and your well-being, not just the case.