Joshua R. Terebelo, auto accident attorney
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.
Everytime I needed something, my lawyer took care of it
By Mark Tack, Dearborn
My lawyer Josh was very good. He answered all my questions about the law and my rights after my car accident. Every time I needed something, he took care of it. I already have recommended Michigan Auto Law to a couple people who have been in car accidents. It’s an excellent law firm.
Specializes in car accidents and has a fabulous reputation
By Janice Davis, Farmington Hills
When I came to Michigan Auto Law with my problems after my car accident, the attorneys started to work on it and resolve it immediately. I spoke to Mr. Larry Gursten, the founder of the firm, first. The ironic part is I had an attorney prior to Michigan Auto Law that was assigned to my case but wasn’t doing a good job. I decided to switch because I knew the representation I was getting wasn’t good, and if I came here I would have everything I needed. This firm specializes in car accidents and they have a fabulous reputation. Joshua Terebelo was my attorney. He told me from the very beginning what he was going to do. And he followed through with everything. He responded to all my calls. His secretary always was helpful too. I felt comfortable and candidly sure I was being told all the information I needed to know. I’m happy that it’s all over. Michigan Auto Law helped me through a very difficult time.
Hit by a semi: Made the traumatic process easy for me
By Doug Scharer, Monroe
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.
I gained a friend in my attorney
By Michelle Nellis-Kinney, Adrian
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.
It’s easy to find a lawyer but its hard to find a lawyer like Joshua.
By Elvis Pllumbaj, Macomb
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.
I wouldn’t trade Josh for the world!
By Felicia Jones, Detroit
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.
Attorney Josh Terebelo got me what I deserved from my car accident
By Sherrie Kerschenheiter, Lake Orion
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.
Josh got me the max
By Ada Edens, Warren
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.
Completely took the stress and worry off my shoulders
By Lynn Abduok, Waterford
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.
I was vulnerable, and having a lawyer like Josh on my side was very helpful
By J.T., Roseville
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.
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
By Richard Williams, Eastpointe
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.
Highly respected firm
By Darlene Collins, Clinton Township
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.
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.
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
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
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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