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Joshua R. Terebelo, auto accident attorney

Joshua Terebelo

Michigan Auto Law

Joshua Terebelo Average Rating: Joshua Terebelo works in the law firm's litigation division, where he focuses on No-Fault insurance lawsuits and helps auto accident victims receive their first-party personal injury protection (PIP) benefits. 5 out of 5 based on 30 reviews
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Joshua R. Terebelo works in the law firm's litigation division, where he focuses on No-Fault insurance lawsuits and helps auto accident victims receive their first-party personal injury protection (PIP) benefits.

Client Testimonials

5
I've referred 3 other people
By T.P.C., Detroit March 10, 2014
This firm does an absolutely great job. Ive referred 3 other people here that also say the same thing. Our attorney Josh gave us his all in all. He held up through our case and did a great job on my behalf. He's a hard, diligent worker.
5
My memory wasn't great from my injuries and Josh had compassion
By Rhonda Hubbard, White Lake February 07, 2014
Josh Terebelo is a very down to earth attorney. He made me feel very comfortable. He took care of matters in my car accident lawsuit in a timely manner. I never felt pushed aside. My memory wasn't all that great from my injuries and he had compassion. He never made me feel different for that, and that was nice. Brandon was also a great attorney. Very warm and caring like Josh. Both were very helpful. The case was taken care of quickly. Josh was able to get it settled for a great amount rather than going to court. He worked very hard for me. I appreciate all that they have done for me.
5
Settled my tractor trailer case to my satisfaction
By Dan Henry, Otsego January 24, 2014
I got great advice for my accident after I was hit by semi tractor trailer on how to interact with the insurance company. Attorney Josh Terebelo settled my case to my satisfaction. I was very happy with the way he treated me. He was very upfront and honest and could appreciate my honesty and dignity. He stayed in communication with me the entire time. I would absolutely recommend Josh for any auto case.
5
Hit by a semi: Made the traumatic process easy for me
By Doug Scharer, Monroe November 13, 2013
Everybody at Michigan Auto Law is thorough and gives good communication. This firm did a good job with my case. I was hit by semi in my Jeep and in bad shape. But my lawyer Josh had my best interests in mind and made the traumatic process easy for me. He always answered my phone calls and didn't leave me hanging when I needed questions answered. My insurance company was paying my benefits and then they cut me off. Josh filed a lawsuit against them for medical bills. He got me a really great settlement that I'm very pleased with. I would absolutely recommend Josh.
5
Made sure the insurance company covered all of our medical bills
By Ronald and Katrina Gasiorowski, Hazel Park October 31, 2013
We love our lawyers Josh and Brandon. They helped us a ton. My wife and I weren't sure what to do after our car accident. It was the first time. We were hit by a 16 year old kid who was driving a permit at night. He shouldn't have been on the road at all. We were both bedridden and on top of that there was a ton of stress because we were getting called by our insurance company and didn't understand what to do. Josh and Brandon explained the law to us and our rights. They called us every week and let us know the status of the case. My doctor was worried about my car insurance covering my cast after the crash but the lawyers made sure the insurance company covered all of our medical bills. Happy with the settlement and we would definitely refer Michigan Auto Law to everyone we can tell.
5
I gained a friend in my attorney
By Michelle Nellis-Kinney, Adrian September 20, 2013
I would recommend anyone in a car accident to go to Michigan Auto Law. My experience with my lawyer Josh Terebelo was awesome. The compassion from the get go, the attention to detail and care that he put into my case was amazing to me. Typically attorneys get a bad rap for wanting to take care of themselves. I didn't get that from Josh. He genuinely cared about whether I was taken care of and to me, that speaks volumes. He is a great guy. Just the fact that he took care of everything, and I didn't really have to worry about anything that had to do with legal stuff. He really handled my case seamlessly. It was nice to be able to trust somebody knowing he had my best interest in mind. The case settled out of court, which was great. I was absolutely happy with my settlement. Josh is still involved in helping me even though my case has ended. I feel like I gained a friend.
5
It's easy to find a lawyer but its hard to find a lawyer like Joshua.
By Elvis Pllumbaj, Macomb September 13, 2013
Michigan Auto Law is a very professional law firm. They always made me feel comfortable. Always on time with everything. For example if I forgot a date or paper to fill out or something they always called me. They were very patient with me. And then there was my attorney Joshua Terebelo. He is very nice, very kind, very professional and caring towards me. He is very understanding. He explained to me almost everything about my car accident and what was going to happen throughout my case. With regard to the case, he took it personal. I felt like his family pretty much. I highly recommend him to anybody that has a problem with a car accident or an accident case. I've had a great experience with Joshua. I feel like it's easy to find a lawyer but its hard to find a lawyer like Joshua.
5
I wouldn't trade Josh for the world!
By Felicia Jones, Detroit August 20, 2013
I wouldn't trade Josh for the world. He's a very dependable attorney. He listens to you. He's not the type to just tell you facts. He breaks it down and tells you exactly how your lawsuit will go. He doesn't sugarcoat anything. He always gives me advice on what's in my best interest and that made me feel well protected. I needed help with everything after my car crash. And also what I liked about him, if I called him and he wasn't available, he called me back that day. Josh was there legally and friend wise. He was really there. His name is common in our household in family meetings and he even helps my family when they have legal questions. I have referred Josh to several people in my family who have been in accidents.
5
I love Josh like a family member
By Tia Scott, Bloomfield Hills July 09, 2013
I got hit by a truck when I was riding in my car. I was hurt and having problems with my insurance company so I called Michigan Auto Law for questions and advice. Mike Shaffer answered all of my legal questions and helped me start a case. He did a wonderful job. I was very satisfied. Josh Terebelo represented me too. They returned calls. They were very kind, sweet and no one was ever rude to me. I love Josh like a family member. He was very honest. He always called to check up on me and touch base. Josh got me a great settlement and I would recommend Michigan Auto Law to anyone who needs a lawyer for a crash.
5
Attorney Josh Terebelo got me what I deserved from my car accident
By Sherrie Kerschenheiter, Lake Orion May 31, 2013
Josh Terebelo has always answered my questions efficiently and made me feel comfortable and at ease throughout my entire case. He knows how to balance warmth and friendliness and still maintain professional integrity. I'm happy with the settlement that Josh was able to get for me. He is a great lawyer. I highly recommend him to anyone who who needs an accident attorney.
5
Josh got me the max
By Ada Edens, Warren May 01, 2013
Josh is a great attorney. He kept me posted all the time. He got my medical bills paid when my auto insurance expended me. He got me a settlement that I'm happy with. He got me the max.
5
Completely took the stress and worry off my shoulders
By Lynn Abduok, Waterford April 26, 2013
Michigan Auto Law completely took the stress and worry off my shoulders. The accident, a head on collision was bad enough, and having to worry about everything was really hard on me. But Josh took care of all my needs. He was an excellent attorney. He talked me down when I had panic attacks. He reassured me that everything was going to be alright and if Plan A didn't work, there was a Plan B. He had my back, he really did. I got everything that was entitled to me with my lawsuit so I'm very happy. I would highly recommend Josh and everybody at this firm. I can't thank him enough for doing what he's done for me. There was no way I could have gotten through without him.
5
I was vulnerable, and having a lawyer like Josh on my side was very helpful
By J.T., Roseville February 25, 2013
One thing I really appreciate about my lawyer Josh Terebelo is that when I e-mail him or call him, he always responds very quickly. That is extremely appropriate. He always follows through 100%. He always answered every question thoroughly, and he simplifies the answers and puts them in laymans terms. This was my first experience being involved in a major life changing accident. When you're feeling very vulnerable about these issues having a lawyer like Josh on my side was very helpful. He helped me get my lost wages from my insurance company and my medical benefits. That was one less thing to worry about so I could worry about healing. For example, I got a very large hospital bill in the mail. I forwarded it to him and he made sure my no fault insurance paid for it. This was a huge ordeal for me and I wouldn't have been able to get through it without Josh.
5
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
By Richard Williams, Eastpointe January 09, 2013
Josh was my attorney and he treated me really well. He explained everything to me about my three cases - nofault, workers comp and third party for pain and suffering - and it was really helpful. I didn't know one from the other. He kept his line open so I could call him any time I needed. Josh is a really wonderful attorney and I would recommend him to anyone. I was very satisfied with the settlement Josh got for me. He told me what he thought he could get and that's what he did. He's true to his word and he kept me informed all the way.
5
Highly respected firm
By Darlene Collins, Clinton Township December 05, 2012
Michigan Auto Law is very honest and trustworthy. Prompt in returning my calls. Sincere concern for my well being. I'm happy with my experience here and would most definitely recommend this law firm. Even at my mediation, the mediator said this law firm is highly respected.
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Honors

Josh is a Michigan Super Lawyer – Rising Star. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The honor is limited to the top 5 percent of Michigan attorneys.

Josh was also named in the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association. This is a professional organization comprised of America's top young trial attorneys, those who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results and leadership as a lawyer under the age of 40.

Education

Wayne State University Law School; Detroit, Michigan
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
Recipient of Bronze Key Award for Academic Excellence
National Moot Court Team Member

Michigan State University, James Madison College; East Lansing, Michigan
Bachelor of Arts – Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy
Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Vice President
University Honors

Legal experience

Prior to joining Michigan Auto Law, Josh worked for a Michigan personal injury law firm in Southfield, where he focused his practice on helping auto accident victims pursue damages for pain and suffering, as well as No-Fault insurance benefits.

He also worked for a Rochester law firm, where he litigated commercial claims.

While in law school at Wayne State University, Josh was a research and teacher's assistant to Professor Steven M. Davidoff. His research focused on international takeovers and international securities regulation. It was accepted and published by the North Carolina Law Review.

Memberships and affiliations

  • Insurance and Indemnification Council of the State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Jewish Committee, ACCESS

Licenses

Josh is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. He is also licensed to practice in Eastern and Western District Federal Court.

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