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How The Michigan No-Fault Law Changes Affect Medicaid

Bulletin #4 – What the Change in the No-Fault Law Means for Medicaid    On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There a number of huge ramifications [...]

10 of The Worst Nursing Homes in Michigan Named in Government Report

Synopsis Not until now was a list of 400 underperforming nursing homes, which require extensive oversight by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) as a Special Focus Facility, been made available for public review. The list of troubled homes was previously kept quiet by CMS officials for nearly twenty years until two U. S. [...]

By |2019-07-31T01:22:16+00:00July 30th, 2019|Legal News, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

Michigan No-Fault Legislation – PIP Coverage

Bulletin #3 - Changes to PIP Coverage On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families and anyone [...]

Michigan No-Fault Law Legislation – Changes in the Auto Insurance Law

Bulletin #1 - Changes in The Order-of-Priority On May 30, 2019, Governor Whitmer signed a major overhaul to the Michigan no-fault system, completely transforming Michigan car accident law. The legislation took effect on June 11, 2019 as Public Act 21 of 2019. There are a number of huge ramifications for Michigan drivers, their families, and [...]

Eric Steinberg Acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice

Synopsis Law Office of Lee Steinberg attorney Eric Steinberg has been acknowledged as a Pacesetter by the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ). Steinberg is also on MAJ’s Executive Board and a monthly contributor to Justice PAC where he shares his experiences and expertise on personal injury law. Eric serves clients in a broad range of [...]

By |2019-06-19T02:51:15+00:00June 19th, 2019|Firm News, Legal News, Michigan News|0 Comments

New Michigan No-Fault Law Passes – What You Need to Know

Michigan No-Fault Reform Recap – What You Need to Know Last week, Governor Whitmer signed a bill that contains sweeping changes for the Michigan No-Fault Law. The governor, despite promises to the contrary, removed the mandatory unlimited PIP coverage that has protected so many Michigan citizens over the past 45 years. The new legislation, which [...]

The Destruction of the “Grand Bargain” – Republican No-Fault Bills and Third-Party Claims

Michigan No-Fault Injury Lawyers Since SB 1 and HB 4397 were introduced out of nowhere a few weeks ago, all the talk in Lansing and throughout the state has centered around PIP choice and the limitations on medical coverage both legislative pieces entail. This is not surprising given the proposals are radical, seeking to curtail [...]

Heads They Win, Tails You Lose – Insurance Companies Win Either Way on Republican PIP No-Fault Legislation

Bill Passes with Little Notice and No Debate Last week, the Michigan legislature passed two separate bills aimed at attacking and effectively ending the Michigan no-fault law. There is no question that auto insurance rates are too high in Michigan. But the two proposals – SB 1 and HB 4397 – are completely one-sided insurance [...]

Michigan Senate Takes Aim to Destroy No-Fault Once Again

Michigan No-Fault Law Comes Under Siege The Michigan Senate GOP is taking another swing at the Michigan No-Fault Law. And the new Senate Bill 1 is a doozy. For years now the insurance lobby and Republican legislatures have attempted to remove unlimited medical coverage and other benefits available to individuals injured in a Michigan car [...]

Michigan Appeals Court Finds Walkway Not Fit For Intended Use in Landlord-Tenant Injury Case

Michigan Landlord-Tenant Law - A Win for the Injured Party The Michigan Court of Appeals issued an important ruling on landlord-tenant personal injury cases. The case, Estate of Daniel Trueblood v. P&G Apartments, LLC, (docket no. 340642 published on 3/12/2019), could have far reaching implications as it may allow injured tenants to pursue cases for [...]