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Ann Arbor Car Accident Lawyer

Michigan Auto Law

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Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers have the skills, experience, resources and proven results to fight for your right to compensation if you have been injured in a crash. With a law office located right downtown Ann Arbor, our attorneys specialize in helping residents of the community who have been injured in car accidents and the families of victims in wrongful death cases. For more than 50 years, our attorneys have recovered record car accident settlements and trial verdicts for Michigan Auto Law clients in the area

To date, Michigan Auto Law has recovered more million dollar car accident settlements and trial verdicts for car accident injury victims than any other lawyer or law firm in the state of Michigan. Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers can help you, too, with the goal of resolving your car accident case faster and for more money. Our track record of results demonstrates that we get significantly higher settlements for our clients. And we do it within a culture of caring and communication, backed by our reputation in the legal community for the highest ethics and integrity within the legal profession. 

Michigan Auto Law’s attorneys are the most awarded motor vehicle crash lawyers in the state of Michigan. We have consistently been named by third-party, independent lawyer review organizations, and the media, as among the “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms” in not just Ann Arbor, and not just in Michigan, but in the entire U.S. We also have more lawyers ranked as “Super Lawyers” than any other personal injury law firm in our state, including two lawyers who are ranked among Michigan’s top 50 lawyers in Michigan, based on a review of 60,000+ Michigan lawyers of all areas of legal practice.

What’s more important than the legal honors and awards that our attorneys receive are the reasons behind them: We work hard to help our clients and their loved ones get through an incredibly stressful experience in their lives, and we do it with care, dedication and communication. The recognition and the honors and awards we receive reflect the hard work, caring and communication that our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers put into helping you.

Our mission is simple: To be the best motor vehicle crash attorneys in the state of Michigan, year after year. That means treating every client we help with dignity, respect, and care. We work incredibly hard, marshalling all of our experience, skill, dedication and grit, to get our clients the best possible legal results. We are here to help.

Joseph Bennett
At a point in my life that was so very hectic I was involved in an accident in early 2019 that had intensified my hectic life even more. I was unsure what and how to do what was necessary. Thankfully Michigan Auto Law was there for me to make sure everything was taken care of and nothing was overlooked with regard to my case. All while offering good advice and help when needed. They have a very kind and friendly staff as well and during the almost two years my case was open that very staff had talked with me and helped me many of times. I want to thank everyone at Michigan Auto Law for everything and I have to say the big check they got for me and my two children is greatly appreciated. I’m glad I found Michigan Auto Law amongst the many law firms out thereGoogle
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Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers serve clients in the following practice areas

Auto Accident Lawyers: Auto Accident Attorneys | Michigan Auto Law

I’ve been injured in a Car Accident

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I’ve been injured in a Truck Accident

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I’ve been injured in a Motorcycle Accident

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I’ve suffered a serious Personal Injury

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Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers are some of the highest rated auto accidents attorneys in the area, with an office on South Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor, less than a mile west of the University of Michigan campus. Michigan Auto Law attorneys are active in the local Ann Arbor community, too, supporting the Main Street Ann Arbor Association, with active memberships in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber and Washtenaw County Bar Association.

Michigan Auto Law attorneys always provide personalized, caring attention to our clients. We have received over 1,000  five-star reviews because we are willing to work harder to keep our clients informed throughout the case process, answering every question promptly and doing everything we can to make the challenging time surrounding an injury accident easier for the victim and their loved ones. 

Why Do I Need an Ann Arbor Car Accident Lawyer?

If you are injured in a crash, you need an Ann Arbor car accident lawyer to help you. An experienced attorney can help you protect your legal rights to collect No-Fault wage loss and PIP benefits and ensure that your medical bills are paid under our state’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Michigan’s auto law can present challenges for those who aren’t familiar with how it works.

Take, for example, the requirement for providing “notice” if you are injured in a hit and run or in an accident with an uninsured driver. Insurance policies can have contract language requiring 30 days notice, in order for you to recover under the uninsured motorist protection. If you are injured in a hit and run car accident (which unfortunately is common with approximately 20% of all drivers in Michigan driving uninsured), failure to comply with the “notice” requirement in your own “uninsured motorist” policy could mean your policy will be voided and you lose the ability to recover compensation for injuries and losses. This “notice” clause can leave you with nothing – or worse yet, with expensive medical bills you have to pay out of pocket and no insurance to cover needed medical care and treatment in the future.  

An experienced Ann Arbor car accident lawyer can protect you from falling into traps that can trip up the unwary accident victim. Sadly, this includes auto insurance companies and claims adjusters who may try to trick Ann Arbor residents, who are already under financial pressure after an accident, into “settling” their car accident injury claims for a lot less than they’re worth. They may also talk an accident victim into forfeiting all of their future legal rights to No-Fault benefits and pain and suffering compensation as a result of the crash. 

Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers are here to protect you and help you. We make sure you receive everything you are entitled to after a car crash, both from your own insurance company and from the insurance company of the careless driver who caused your injuries. It’s important to call for a free consultation with an experienced car accident attorney immediately after any car accident in which you or a family member are injured.  

How Our Ann Arbor Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers specialize in helping people who have been injured in car accidents. We have helped car accident victims in Ann Arbor for 50-plus years, recovering more million dollar car accident settlements for our clients than any other lawyer or law firm in Michigan. 

We want you to understand 100% of your legal rights after an injury car crash and our attorneys are here to help with all aspects of your car accident claim, including: 

  • Ensuring that you get all of the No-Fault insurance benefits to which you are entitled
  • Identifying and verifying any and all applicable insurance coverage 
  • Getting you the best possible settlement, as quickly as possible.

Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers will help you navigate Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law, so you can recover the financial compensation you deserve from a negligent driver.   

We guarantee that our service will exceed your expectations. If you’re not totally satisfied, you are under no obligation to pay any fees. We guarantee that our accident lawyers will win and recover for you – or you won’t pay a dime.

Our Results

The experienced Ann Arbor car accident lawyers at Michigan Auto Law have recovered Michigan’s top reported motor vehicle crash settlements.  Check out some recent car accident results we’ve been able to recover for our clients:

  • $34.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law’s Steve Gursten secured the largest-reported motor vehicle crash settlement in the U.S. for that year.  This auto settlement is also  the largest car/truck injury settlement  by any attorney in Michigan. 
  • $13.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys settled a case for a victim in a car/truck accident who suffered major burn injuries. 
  • $9 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys helped a man who suffered a leg amputation.   This was the largest Michigan pain and suffering auto settlement of the preceding decade.  
  • $7 Million – The parents of a young man who was killed by a speeding driver sued for his pain and suffering.  This was the top reported Michigan motor vehicle crash settlement that year.  Notably, our attorneys were also able to recover an additional $4 million dollars in contribution over the insurance policy limits for the family.  
  • $6.2 million – Details about parties, injuries and insurers are confidential for this case.
  • $5.65 Million – A jury awarded this amount to our client who had suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being run over in a car accident. This was the largest reported crash verdict in Michigan for the year and the second largest reported personal injury  verdict in all of Michigan that year.
  • $5.1 Million – This wrongful death settlement in a rear-end collision case was the largest reported wrongful death settlement in Washtenaw County and the largest reported motor vehicle wrongful death settlement in Michigan for an individual killed in a crash in 2018.

Besides the above cases, Michigan Auto Law attorneys have obtained 80-plus separate crash settlements, verdicts and awards of one million dollars or more for our clients. That is more than any other lawyer or law firm in the state of Michigan. There is a reason that Michigan Auto Law receives more referrals from other Michigan lawyers for vehicle crash cases throughout the state than other law firms. We help our clients and their families, with a focus on making a difficult time a lot easier through our compassion, communication, and care. Read more about the settlements our lawyers have recovered for our clients: Michigan Vehicle Crash Settlements and Verdicts.

Vehicle Crash Resources

If you’ve been in a crash, you probably have a lot of questions for your Ann Arbor car accident lawyer. We’ve covered some of these questions below, and provided additional car accident resources, too.

When To Get An Attorney For A Crash?

Find specific reasons for getting an attorney after a crash.

Michigan Crash FAQs

Michigan Auto Law attorneys have answered common questions – like what to do after a crash, how to interpret the Michigan No-Fault law and how to file a lawsuit.

Vehicle Crash Checklists

Find the tools you need to best protect yourself throughout the litigation process, like what to do at the scene of a crash, how to practice safe driving techniques and 18 mistakes crash victims should avoid.

Do I Have a Lawsuit?

Read about the Michigan motor vehicle crash law and how the inner workings of your possible case can affect the outcome.

Medical Care Resources

Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers explain how the right medical treatment can dramatically impact your recovery and the results of your lawsuit.

Insurance Coverage Resources

Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers provide straight answers about insurance protections for crashes involving different driving situations, like being a passenger in a crash, driving someone else’s vehicle and driving rental vehicles.

More Ann Arbor Car Accident Lawyer FAQs

What other information do you need to know if you’re considering hiring a Ann Arbor car accident lawyer? If you are injured in a car accident, you could be entitled to important benefits, pain and suffering compensation and other damages, though it’s important to remember that you’re more likely to recover the highest value of your claim when you hire the right legal team to protect your rights. Read our attorney FAQs below or call now to speak to an experienced car accident attorney with no obligation or fees.

How much does a Ann Arbor car accident lawyer cost?

One of the first questions many people ask after a crash is: How much does a Ann Arbor car accident lawyer cost? It’s common to think that hiring a lawyer is too expensive, but that’s not true. In fact, at Michigan Auto Law, we never ask our clients to pay any fees, unless and until we win the case. You don’t pay anything – up front or out-of-pocket. We are paid at the end of the case and only if we make a recovery for you first. It’s called a contingency fee and it means we only get paid if you get paid. We win your case first, but you ALWAYS get a 100% client satisfaction guarantee

Is getting an Ann Arbor car accident lawyer worth it?

It’s definitely worth it, but don’t take our word for it. The insurance industry has researched this topic and their data demonstrates that a person who is represented by an experienced car accident attorney recovers significantly more than a person who is not represented by a lawyer. Also, at Michigan Auto Law, you don’t pay unless and until we win. Our Ann Arbor car accident lawyers will handle all aspects of your injury case so you can focus on recovering and putting your life back together. We are always here to answer any questions about the process, the case, the law, the insurance company, the adjuster, or anything else, for that matter. We’re on your side and we’re here for you.

Do I need to get a lawyer for a crash that isn’t my fault?

You are not legally required to hire a Ann Arbor car accident lawyer after a car accident when it isn’t your fault, though it’s definitely in your best interest to do so. An experienced Ann Arbor car accident lawyer like the ones at Michigan Auto Law, who specialize in car, truck and motorcycle accident cases, will help ensure that you get the best possible legal and financial settlement. Your lawyer will help ensure that you get all of the lost wages and medical benefits to which you’re entitled – both now and in the future – under the auto No-Fault insurance law, along with any possible pain and suffering compensation and other economic damages. The right experienced attorney will help you win compensation and protect your rights, so you can focus on your medical recovery and getting back to your normal life.

How long does a settlement take?

How long does it take to get a settlement after a crash? Since every case is unique, that’s a really difficult question to answer. In general, there are several factors that can impact how long a case will take to settle. These can include: your injuries, prognosis, and current and future medical needs; whether you’re partially or fully disabled; whether you are prevented from working; whether your injuries have caused an impairment that affects your ability to lead a normal life; whether your injuries necessitate “excess” coverage for medical bills and lost wages in the future; the relevant experience, proven track record and reputation of your attorney; and the actions of the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company, adjuster and defense attorney.

Get Help From Our Ann Arbor Car Accident Lawyers Now

To speak with an Ann Arbor car accident lawyer now, call Michigan Auto Law at (866) 886-9668, or fill out our contact form for a free consultation. We’re here for you – 24 hour a day, 7 days a week and there’s never any fee or obligation.

If you or a loved one is injured in a crash, it’s time to consult an Ann Arbor car accident lawyer with extensive experience handling personal injury car crash cases. At Michigan Auto Law, we specialize in these types of cases, so we understand the physical, emotional and psychological problems that crash victims experience. We are always here to help. To find out how Michigan Auto Law can help, check out our testimonials from previous clients and read about our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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