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Attorney Tom James speaks to national truck lawyers group at American Association for Justice Annual Convention

Written by Steve Gursten Posted July 31st, 2014

Michigan Auto Law attorney Thomas James

This week, Attorney Tom James presented during the American Association for Justice (AAJ) 2014 Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland. Tom spoke before the Truck Accident Litigation group of the AAJ, and his topic was, “My case has been moved to federal court, now what?”

Tom shared practice tips on what to do once a case is removed and cannot get back to state court. He also covered the basics of opening a truck case and litigation tips from intake to verdict or settlement, as well as how truck accident attorneys also work toward truck safety and preventing wrecks.

Tom is an affiliated attorney of the Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable. With more than 25 trials – and several million-dollar verdicts for truck accident victims – Tom is a tenacious advocate for his clients.

The American Association for Justice is the nation’s largest association of advocates serving the needs of personal injury victims, with more than 50,000 lawyer members.

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About Steve Gursten

Attorney Steven Gursten is president of the Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association and past president of the American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group. He has been named a Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Leader in the Law" for his efforts to prevent truck accidents and promote national truck safety. Steve was also a Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Lawyer of the Year" for a record settlement in a truck accident case. He has received the top reported truck accident jury verdict and top reported truck accident settlement in Michigan for multiple years, according to published year-end compilations of all jury verdicts and personal injury settlements by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He has been named a "Top 50 Super Lawyer," by SuperLawyers, is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and has been awarded an AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating for legal ability and ethics. Steve speaks to lawyers throughout the country on truck accident litigation. He is a founding member of the Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable, head of Michigan Auto Law, and has dedicated his legal career to making our roads safer.
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