Vandeveer Garzia - Attorneys and Counselors - Servicing the Troy and Metro Detroit Area
Guy D. Silvasi

Guy D. Silvasi

Associate

Phone: (248) 312-2800
Direct Phone: (248) 312-2938
Fax: (248) 879-0042
Email: gsilvasi@vgpclaw.com

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GUY D. SILVASI is an Associate Attorney with Vandeveer Garzia. He specializes in litigation of personal injury matters, catastrophic first and third party auto negligence claims, premises liability, and general civil litigation. During law school, Guy worked as a research intern at the Michigan Supreme Court. He then clerked at Vandeveer Garzia. Prior to returning to the firm, Guy worked in-house for a major insurance carrier handling all aspects of first and third party no-fault litigation.


Education

Michigan State University, James Madison College, B. A., International Relations, 2009

Wayne State University, J.D. 2012


Licenses

State Bar of Michigan 2013

United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan 2014


MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of Michigan


RECENT SUCCESSES AND NEWSWORTHY EVENTS


NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Dismissal granted on underinsured motorist claim

Perkins v Encompass Indemnity Company

Nico Vesprini and Guy Silvasi obtained summary disposition in Montcalm County Circuit Court in a uninsured/underinsured motorist claim brought against Encompass Indemnity Company. The Motion was argued before Judge Suzanne Hoseth Creeger by Guy Silvasi. Plaintiff claimed he sustained a serious impairment of body function following an accident in which a truck carrying a horse trailer struck Plaintiff’s motor vehicle at a high rate of speed. Plaintiff alleged injuries primarily to his neck and back. Defendants contested that Plaintiff did not sustain a serious impairment of body function, and that Plaintiff failed to present any objective evidence of injury as required under the first prong of McCormick v Carrier. The Court agreed, and granted our Motion for Summary Disposition dismissing the uninsured and underinsured motorists claims against Encompass with prejudice.