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Detroit Car Accident Lawyer - Michigan Auto Law Serving Wayne County

Michigan Auto Law

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Our Detroit car accident lawyers are active in the local community, with our annual Forgotten Harvest volunteer event, as well as our support of the Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency’s annual Walk for Warmth. Our Detroit car accident lawyers are also members of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.

Our Detroit office is located inside the Ford Building in downtown Detroit, just one block south of Campus Martius Park. However, we don’t ask you to travel to us during a stressful time – say the word and our Detorit car accident attorneys will travel to meet you.

Our Detroit car accident lawyers serve clients throughout the metro Detroit area who have been injured in auto accidents and need legal services to get the compensation they’re entitled. From our unique knowledge gained from the city, our Detroit car accident lawyers are experts with handling your individual case.

Michigan Auto Law – Auto Accident Attorneys is featured in both Dbusiness and Hour Detroit magazines for being named “Best Lawyers in America” each year. Our auto accident attorneys are also featured as legal sources in stories on No-Fault reform and the auto insurance crisis that deeply affects Detroit drivers who cannot afford No-Fault coverage. And head trial auto accident attorney, Steven Gursten has been quoted in a variety of other Detroit newspapers and TV stations as an auto and truck accident expert and has shared his views on Mike Duggan’s Insurance Plans for Detroit residents.

Steve is a regular guest lecturer at Wayne State University Law School and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Our Detroit car accident lawyers serve clients in the following practice areas

I've been injured in a Car Accident
I've been injured in a Truck Accident
I’ve been injured in a Motorcycle Accident
I was in a bad car accident a couple years ago, and I hope it never happens again. But I was very happy with the way Michigan Auto Law and handled my case. I like their honesty. When you call, they ...
Darlene Schmechel from Taylor
I would recommend them to anyone!!!! Alison is a wonderful compassionate person and she is one of the best of you ask me!!! Thanks again for everything...... God Bless!!!!
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Josh and Jeff have been great in assisting me with my case. They both really explained things in great detail, along with always responding if I needed anything. I cant think of a better law firm to g...
Victoria Garcia from Trenton
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
My auto attorney Steve Gursten is absolutely wonderful. I was actually referred to him from another law firm. He is caring and very prompt with responding to any concerns that I may have had. He actua...
BB Rosson from Detroit
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by someone I trusted and had a great experience with Bobby Raitt and Alison Duffy. I knew I was hurt when my crash happened, but I didn’t expect to need a lawyer o...
Austin Phillips from Madison Heights
Michigan Auto Law did a great job.... Alison Duffy is a great attorney.
Terry Mullins from South Rockwood
This firm does an absolutely great job. I've 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 ...
T.P.C. from Detroit
I truly appreciate the Great Service I received. I can't agree more that I had a Awsome team of Lawyer's they were very knowledgeable, understanding, & caring. They always took their time and walked m...
Linda Little from Detroit
After my car accident, I originally had a local lawyer representing me and she thought I would do better if I got a specialist, because she didn't think many people would take the case in Michigan. It...
Lisa Young from Monroe
I have had nothing but the greatest experience since I got here. Mr. Brandon Hewitt, who was very informative and kept me up to date about my case every step of the way. He is just great! I began to w...
Beverly Spriggs from Detroit
Josh is a polite, courteous, well mannered, respectable attorney. When I called he always called back. He is honest and always on time. He helped me through the situation I was going through. Real hel...
Kenneth Williamson from Detroit
Mr. Shaffer is a wonderful attorney. He will explain everything to you. He explained everything to me, my rights in an accident and the no fault laws. It was just comforting because me and my family k...
Sheree Whetstone-Brown from Hazel Park
Brandon was very wonderful, patient, understanding. I liked working with Brandon as my lawyer a lot. I was in an auto accident. I actually got hit from the rear, and he assisted in getting the insuran...
B.V. from Detroit
I had a great experience with Michigan Auto Law. My attorneys, Alison and Bob, helped me with my lawsuit after I was injured in a car accident. They worked in a timely manner. They are always prompt t...
Benita Evans from Grosse Pointe Woods
Alison is a beautiful person. She guided me through my whole case from start to finish. Alison did everything for me. All questions and concerns were answered very quickly. Colleen and Barb are extrem...
Dena Easter from Detroit
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by a friend. I was in a car accident and hit by a semi truck and needed to look for an attorney, so that's why I reached out. Kevin Seiferheld was the attorney who ...
Carolyn Wright from Detroit
Jeff Bussell handle my case with care and walked me through the whole process. He was very understanding and answered any questions I had. I definitely recommend Jeff and the Michigan Auto Law firm. T...
Brandon Butzu from Roseville
Sometimes people are intimidated by lawyers or think that lawyers are just people out there looking to make some money off of you. But everyone I interacted with at Michigan Auto Law constantly asked ...
Derek from Allen Park
I was involved in an automobile accident and I came to Michigan Auto Law because my husband previously had a case with this law firm and recommends them to all of our loved ones. Josh Terebelo was my ...
Candice Franklin from Grosse Pointe Woods
I am not a person who has had a lot of experience with legal matters. That's got an upside and downside. In a no fault state like Michigan there's a definite downside. Someone like me needed a compete...
Robert Gochicoa from Detroit
At Michigan Auto Law, everything was handled very professionally, with great courtesy and concern for me as a person. After my accident, I was somewhat nervous about seeing an attorney and once I star...
James Tucker from Dearborn
I had a car accident back in 1983 and that is when I met Lenny Koltonow. He was very honest, very nice, he supported my case and he did the best for me. I unfortunately had another car accident recent...
Mohamed Saghir from Dearborn
This was my first experience with dealing with a law firm and dealing with an attorney. I had always heard horrible things about attorneys. There could be nothing further from the truth about Michigan...
Julius Clark from Detroit
I had never been involved in an auto accident so I did not know what to expect. When I met Bobby and Alison, I knew I would be in good hands. They both did a great job for me. The whole process was v...
Paul Travis from Detroit
I was online researching an auto accident attorney and found Michigan Auto Law. The experience was great. I did not have to worry about a thing. Mike and Josh were a treat to work with. He really know...
Tim Troxell from Bridgeport
Get the job done
Pam Magee from Harper Woods
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law. It was a great decision. In the beginning, I really did not understand how the laws worked. Bobby and Alison were great. They made sure that all my questions and c...
Lynette Young from Detroit
Alison and Bobby are a fantastic team. They definitely listed to my every concern. I realize that I was such a pain. Despite that, they still both took so much time and really cared for me. Any questi...
Megan Winn from Southgate
Allison Duffy is a great Attorney.. She will work very hard for you! Michigan Auto Law takes charge and will do there best for you & your Family. Highly recommended..
Terry Mullins from South Rockwood
I have been treated wonderfully
Anna Wright from Detroit
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Winston
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I liked that Lenny was patient with me and he broke everything down to me where I could understand the law and my case. I like his personality. It was like gold. Also, he answered all of my phone call...
Jeanette Moody from Detroit
I had a very serious Accident that deeply affected my health when I was hit by a truck. I interviewed several lawyers and turned to Steve Gursten, the Head trial attorney at Michigan Auto Law for hel...
Will Wheeler from Detroit
Thomas James couldn't have been a better lawyer. He is friendly and personable and really cares about you. He spoke to me on my level instead of giving it to me in the lawyer terms he s probably most ...
Jeffery Bain from Riverview
Michigan Auto Law is not an ordinary firm. It's exceptional.
D.T. from Jackson
I found my great attorney Josh at Michigan Auto Law. He explained the process in great detail. Josh always called me back anytime I needed anything. He has great qualities as a person, as well as an a...
Christal Williams
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I was employed with a window company and going to a job site in a van on I-75 when we were rear-ended. I wanted the best lawyer possible, and the internet showed that Lenny Koltonow is the top trial l...
Adam Johnson from Riverview
Everyone at Michigan Auto Law that I met was very friendly and caring. Bobby was no exception to this, he was understanding and very knowledgeable. Having never been in a auto accident that required g...
James Michael Adams from Garden City
Excellent lawyers! Your going to need these hard hitting attorneys to go up against those walking demon insurance companies/pro insurance judges. Very intelligent and kind people, I never felt unwelco...
Thedoc 88
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My experience with my attorney Chris was great. He has always given me the best information in order for me to make the best decisions regarding my case. Chris has been professional the whole way thro...
Darnell Valentine from Detroit
Josh and Jeff have been great in assisting me with my case. They both really explained things in great detail, along with always responding if I needed anything. I cant think of a better law firm to g...
Victoria Garcia
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Michigan Auto Law kept me informed with what was happening with my case. They have a very friendly staff. My lawyer was one of the partners, Lenny Koltonow. He knows what he's doing, he pays attention...
Cherry Grassell from Monroe
I was reading and I came across Michigan Auto Law. It seemed like it would be a good fit for me, being it's all about Michigan and I needed a lawyer because I was out of town when I had an accident. I...
Terry McDaniel from Detroit
Everyone that I had contact with was very nice especially, when it came to questions and making sure I was ok. I would like to really thank Carol Birnkrant, Michelle Gerken and Tom James. You guys are...
Keely Morris from Dearborn Heights
Austin Phillips
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Josh, Alex, and Megan were very helpful with everything that was going on with my case. Whenever I called or emailed Josh’s team they were very prompt and answered any questions that I had no matter h...
Amber Brunner from Bay City
My accident was related to a woman who hired a rental truck and that made my case difficult. She had barely any insurance. But I was able to get the absolute maximum settlement because of my lawyers K...
Katharine Alfather
Google
Thank you so much for everything. Helped me a lot over these past 2 years. Would recommend!
Alisha Anderson from Detroit
I had both Bobby and Alison as my attorneys. They were both awesome and to the point. Anytime I called or sent an e-mail, they sent an instant reply. Their secretary Colleen was awesome as well. Anyth...
F.H. from Dearborn
I have worked with Bob Raitt and his associates in the past and I have always been very happy with the outcome of my case. During my time of need I knew I could depend on him. He has always been like ...
Zagrafos Filippis from Trenton
Jeff Bussel is a Great Attorney. He explained everything every step of the way. Julie, Jeff's Paralegal is Amazing. She responded to my email within minutes and no longer then a half hour. They make a...
mike williams
Google
Great experience , thank your firm for all there experience , especially attorney Chris Hunter the attorney of the year award i like to present to him . Thank you
Gary Hot
Google
Recovering from my car accident was one of the most difficult things I've had to face in my life. My wife and I had no money coming in, we got cut off from my lost wages and had medical bills piling u...
Stanley Crabtree from Riverview
Michigan Auto Law cares about the injured person. It's not about whether it's an easy case, it's about what's right and what's wrong. Big law firms, like the ones that do commercials, unfortunately do...
Charles Squires from Detroit
Bob Raitt is good. He took care of business after my car accident. My wife and I were injured and he pointed us in the right direction. If you called he or Alison would call you back. Very independent...
Carl Baker from Detroit
With Michigan Auto Law, my phone calls were always answered same day. It took some time but I got a good settlement, so it was worth it. Alison Duffy and Robert Raitt were my attorneys. I always felt ...
Marsha Hufford from Taylor
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
From the very beginning Ian was more concerned about my health, not money at all. He really cared for my well being. It was more like a close family member relationship. Ian treated me with the utmos...
James Anthony Williams from Detroit
These were the first attorneys I had ever worked with and I felt the whole Michigan Auto Law team was dedicated to me. They were always very kind and responsive. Steve Gursten was very good at explain...
Sarah Graves from Detroit
Alex Kemp was a wonderful attorney for me in my time of need. He was caring and always willing to listen. His staff was amazing as well, always returning my calls and keeping me informed. I will ha...
Patricia Whaley-Lauderdale
My attorney Chris Hunter was very attentive to my case. He always kept me in the loop the entire time. Chris is definitely a great attorney and does his job very well.
Beverly Clark from Detroit
I love them they made sure everything was in order an handled quickly as possible an that you're every need is meet
Dena Easter from Detroit
I was very pleased with the work and the way jeff took time to review my case.One thing i can say about Michigan Autolaw they do good work i thank you so much every day is blessing for me
Alfred Gray from Detroit
Very pleased with the help I got from the law firm. This being my first lawsuit I was always calling with Questions & I always got a response the same day or next day latest. Bobby & Alison talked me ...
Megan Winn
Google
You guys was excellent very professional love the way you handled things
Eric Hughes from Detroit
Michigan Auto Law is very efficient. Whenever you call, they will call you before the days end. Tom James is excellent at what he does. You can't ask for better attorneys. I give them all the praise i...
Richard Hurt from Detroit
Everyone was great . Very professional and respectful. Michelle, Ann and the whole gang were wonderful. Receptionist very patient and professional. Tom your the best you worked really hard and showed ...
Kaylass Seegars from Detroit, MI
When I was hit as a pedestrian, everyone fell down on me - everyone. No one was there for me except Steve Gursten and Larry Gursten, and my doctor. I have suffered through horrible experiences - but t...
James Gingrich from Monroe
A neighbor of mine referred me to Michigan Auto Law. It was the best referral I could have gotten. My attorney Tom was very pleasant. Everything was completely transparent from beginning to end. He is...
Shaaista Muntaqim from Redford
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law by another attorney. My attorney Kevin Seiferheld is a very, very nice person; warm and good-spirited. He's helped me through the process of recovering from a car a...
Carmella Cummings from Eastpointe
My whole experience with Michigan Auto Law has been wonderful. My attorney Lenny Koltonow was thorough in handling my car accident case. I respect his mentality, as he is a seasoned trial lawyer. But ...
K.J. from Detroit
Thank you
James Anthony Williams from Detroit
Jeffrey Bussell, Lenny, and Chris were all great to work. I was treated with a great deal of respect from them all. They explained the process and kept me up to date from start to finish. If I come ac...
Marissa Horton from Romulus
Being a client of Josh at Michigan Auto Law was the best. I am very pleased with my results. Josh was there for me every step of the way. The entire staff is professional and kind.
Patricia Bell
Google
I was at a complete stop and going onto Telegraph from the 7-11 on the corner of 7-11 and Oxford, and a car was in the wrong turning lane and hit me. The accident was the other driver's fault. On top ...
Lana Gaber from Dearborn
I have to say Michigan Auto Law has made me feel very secure and confident in my auto accident lawsuit. Going through these kinds of things is very stressful, but having them on my side has been a hug...
Victoria Schuster from Monroe
I was online looking for an auto accident attorney after my car crash. I came across Michigan Auto Law. I looked at their website and reviews, and decided to give them a call. This was the best decisi...
Derek Thomas from Detroit
Luarie and Ian did a great job. I would recommend them to a friend.
Aundray Reams from Detroit
Everyone at Michigan Auto Law was nothing short of Amazing. They were incredibly helpful in every aspect through my accident and recovery. I spent a majority of my case working with Joshua Terebelo. ...
Dillon Vansickle from Waterford
I was involved in an accident many years ago and had this firm. I had another accident and came back to this firm. They treated me like family during my worst times. Lenny, Brenda, and Gayle were wond...
Denise Brown from Taylor
The people at Michigan Auto Law was very professional. The secretary everybody that I came in contact with was very friendly and helpful. Just a great set of people to work with for getting things don...
Bettie Lothery from Dearborn
Josh took care of everything
Mark Tack from Dearborn Heights
I am so glad it’s finally over. Lenny and Brenda are awesome. Kept me informed every step of the way.
Kourtnei Hollins from Redford
Did great
Stephen Barting from Detroit
I could not be happier with how things went. Tom and Steven walked me through the entire process from the beginning to a successful conclusion.
Sean Patrick Cunningham
Mr. Thomas James, thank you for being there when myself and wife had questions about our cases. If anyone needs an Auto Accident Attorney, I will recommend Mr. James and the Michigan Auto Law team of ...
Donald Jones from New Boston
Nothing but professional and empathetic
Shannon Amesse from Rochester Hills
`very competent, and informative. Always keeps you up to date on issues, times, etc..would use MAL again if I ever needed anything to do with our legal system. Thanks so much.
Robert Gregory from Byron Center
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
Richard Williams from Eastpointe
The friendly service, I highly recommend anyone who’s been in an accident to Michigan Auto Law. They get the job done. They’re not rude like Mike’s.. they get the job done and they’re about business. ...
Carl Smith from Detroit
I initially contacted a law firm where I feel I was brushed off and the care was not there. I am happy that I stumbled upon Michigan Auto Law .They had glowing reviews. They actually specialize in thi...
Regina Werksma
Google
I was very happy with the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law. They are very responsive and all great to work with, and genuinely nice people. They made my decision a very quick and easy one, and made me f...
M.M. from Wayne County
I learned about Michigan Auto from W.J. Rideout. He has recommended several other clients to this firm. I absolutely loved my attorney Josh. He took took such great initiative with my case. Josh kept ...
Candice Frankin from Grosse Point Farms
I would like to share that you guys are straight direct and concerned for the clients. I liked the hospitality in that I was first and cared for. My case wrapped up beautifully.
Steven Clay from Detroit
They're amazing at Michigan Auto Law, especially my lawyers Bobby Raitt and Alison Duffy. They're more than lawyers. Amazing to deal with. And they treated me not like a client, but like a friend. I w...
Wansa Charara from Dearborn
Thomas James is an excellent lawyer. I would use him again. Thank you for everything
Dana Peoples from Detroit
I was hit head on by a garbage truck. I called Michigan Auto Law because I started having back pain and wanted to know about my rights. They helped me through the process because I didn't know what I ...
K.K. from Dearborn

Detroit Local Resources

Have you been in an accident around the area? Here is a handy list of resources from our Detroit car accident lawyers including where to obtain copies of your accident report for your auto insurance company.

Detroit Police Department

Detroit Public Safety Headquarters
1301 Third Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Non-emergency (313) 596-2200
detroitmi.gov/police

Ordering Your Detroit Traffic Accident Report

You may purchase a traffic accident report online, using your credit card by going here: policereports.lexisnexis.com.
A crash report can be obtained in person at:
Third Precinct
2875 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The following information is required to get a crash report in person:
1. You must have the exact date of the accident
2. The cross streets where the accident happened
3. Valid ID
4. Cost of the Accident Report is $10.00 cash or money order (exact amount, no change provided)

Wayne County Sheriff’s Department

1231 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 224-2222
waynecounty.com/sheriff/

Ordering Your Wayne County Traffic Accident Report

If your accident occurred outside of Detroit city limits, and a Wayne County Sheriff responded to the scene, you can order an accident report at policereports.lexisnexis.com.

Detroit Fire Department

1301 3rd Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 596-2900
detroitmi.gov

Detroit Courthouses

36th District Court
421 Madison Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-2200
www.36thdistrictcourt.org

Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse (Federal)
231 W. Lafayette Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226

Detroit Hospitals

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 916-2600
henryford.com

Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-5437
www.childrensdmc.org

Harper University Hospital
3990 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-8040
dmc.org

Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center
4201 Saint Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 745-3000
dmc.org

St John Hospital & Medical Center
22101 Moross Road
Detroit, MI 48236
(313) 343-4000
healthcare.ascension.org

2018 Top Ten Dangerous Intersections in
Detroit, Michigan

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    Joy Road @ M 39 Southfield Freeway - 99 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Rd @ Woodward Ave - 87 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ I 75 - 86 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ Gratiot Ave - 70 Auto Accidents

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    Mack Ave @ I 75 - 67 Auto Accidents

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    M 39 Southfield Freeway @ Warren Ave - 67 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Rd @ Van Dyke St - 65 Auto Accidents

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    i 94 @ Moross Road - 64 Auto Accidents

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    Warren Ave @ I-75 - 61 Auto Accidents

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    Conner Street @ I 94 - 59 Auto Accidents

Source: Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit

Michigan Auto Law – Auto Accident Attorneys has full lists of the most dangerous intersections in Detroit, Wayne County and across the state: