Skip to main content

Lawrence E. Gursten

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Farmington Hills, MI

Michigan Auto Law
30101 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: 800-968-1001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Michigan Since: 1966
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Lawrence E. Gursten's triumphant legal career as an auto accident attorney spanning more than 45 years got off to a great start when he joined his father's firm in 1965, having achieved the highest score on the Michigan Bar Exam. From there, Larry developed a passion for helping seriously injured people throughout Michigan battle powerful insurance companies, and he continues to advocate for them today. Larry is included in Best Lawyers in America, and recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association. Larry is also named as one of Michigan's top lawyers by DBusiness magazine. For the past 25 years, Larry has been selected as an AV-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest lawyer rating available for legal ability and legal ethics. With a strong belief that knowledge is power, Larry has lectured and moderated extensively at seminars and legal conventions, especially on the subjects of helping clients with traumatic brain, neck and back injury cases, and strategies for litigating automobile and truck accident cases.  Larry has been called as an expert speaker to the Michigan Legislature on the Michigan no-fault law. He has appeared on television and in print discussing auto insurance and no-fault law. Larry has even taken gross anatomy classes at the Wayne State University School of Medicine to better understand his clients' personal injuries.Larry graduated from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.

About Lawrence E. Gursten

First Admitted: 1966, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.michiganautolaw.com/about/attorneys/lawrence-gur...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Michigan Association for Justice, Past Executive Board Member; Past Chair, Auto Attorney Committee
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, National Advisory Board member, 2008
  • American Association for Justice - Sustaining Member, Member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements

  • In another case of a client with a severely fractured femur from a sideswipe accident in Warren, Larry used demonstrative evidence to achieve an auto accident settlement of $1.25 million.
  • One of Larry's memorable cases is that of a doctor who was injured when a driver ran over him in Farmington, Mich., where he was biking. The plaintiff returned to work within three weeks. Larry claimed a large excess economic loss, based on the client's inability to work the tremendous hours he performed prior to the auto accident. With an offer of $200,000 from the insurance company, Larry won more than $750,000 for the client during an Oakland County jury trial.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Expert Speaker to Michigan Legislature on Michigan No-Fault Law

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Highest score on Michigan Bar Exam, 1965

Educational Background

  • J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, 1966

Videos

Honors/Awards

  • , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • Award, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2020
  • Award, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2008
  • AV rated for 25 years, AV-rated Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in Metro Detroit, DBusiness Magazine
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell

Industry Groups

  • Car Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Truck And Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
Show More
Office Location for Lawrence E. Gursten

30101 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Last Updated: 5/10/2021

Page Generated: 0.81248784065247 sec