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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 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 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
Ian and this firm have assisted me in my hardships since my accident. Brandon, Laurie, and Ian have been a great asset to me and my case. I was referred by a family member to this law firm. This was n...
Chris Copeland from Detroit
I was referred to Ian Freed from another attorney, who said Ian would be great to handle my case because of his knowledge and experience with auto accident cases. Ian definitely was a friendly and he...
Nichole Holland
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My car accident lawyer Josh was nice, polite, caring, concerned and did a great job. He explained what I needed when I was confused. He got my settlement as quick as he could.
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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 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
Bob Raitt and Alison Duffy served me real well. They did what they said they were going to do. Check into my case and see if they could get me a decent settlement. I was working and in a three car rea...
Richard Williams from Detroit
I was with another law firm that I was unhappy with before I came to Michigan Auto Law. When I first met my attorney Josh, I knew this was the firm that I would go with. He fought for me tooth and nai...
Daniel Price from Detroit
If your in an auto accident, the best place to call is Michigan Auto Law. Because they do the job well. When you call they approachable, you will get a respond right back rapidly no problem, step by s...
Darryl Lee from Detroit
Tom James and this whole law firm gets the job done. All of the attorneys here are great. Every time I called, Tom made sure he returned my calls same day and I appreciated that. The questions I asked...
Antoine Woods from Detroit
It's very hard for me to trust people, and I was very skeptical. The moment I met my attorney, Larry Gursten, I knew immediately that I could trust him and felt the same when I met my other attorney, ...
Kesha Gibson from Taylor
The best firm to represent you, my accident was in 2003 and I can tell you they will go the extra mile and they have a great staff on top of it.
Carol Burkard
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Leyla Capitelli
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Kevin and his entire team worked hard for me
Doug Scharer from Monroe
I enjoyed Josh for being my attorney. He was a nice person. I had a car accident. Somebody ran up in the back of my car when I was turning in my driveway. I hurt my back. Josh made sure I got a good s...
Geraldine Smith 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
Steve Gursten is the BEST in Michigan! And I would know, I've been to them all. I had signed on six different attorneys over time and
Jerry Treadway from Monroe
i was in a car accident in 2016 work with Brandon and his team they were great . Brandon and Rick did a wonderful job for me
Wendy Irwin Coleman
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Nothing but professional and empathetic
Shannon Amesse from Rochester Hills
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 ...
Doug Scharer from Monroe
The best place to get all your concerns answered and the greatest staff- from the receptionist - to the paralegals and secretaries and of course the lawyers - they will spend as much time with you so...
Erica Koltonow
Facebook
I would definitely recommend this law fair. Alex Kemp took great care of me and my needs! I really appreciate everyone involved in my case. They were all so very kind and answered every question I had...
ameika luvene
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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
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I was in a rollover car accident. I didn't even think about getting an attorney, but my sister urged me to because of the severity of my injuries. I'm so glad she led me to Michigan Auto Law. I was ve...
Karen Lemerand from Southgate
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
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
Tonya Brown
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It was a Sunday and I was going to the 9 o'clock church service. I was going down Middlebelt Road and I saw a cargo van just sitting there at the entrance of the school it was stopped at. As soon as I...
Jack Miller from Taylor
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 Aut...
Mark Tack from Dearborn
Dee Garrison
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I had a very difficult and complicated case and was not sure I even had a leg to stand on. The attorneys at Michigan Auto Law did their research and turned my questions into answers. Thank you to Josh...
ernie west
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Everyone is very friendly and I felt very comfortable. I didn't feel like I had to really worry about anything. I was stopped at a light and a truck hit me. This firm made sure I had everything I need...
Robin Woods from Detroit
Tony Broeren
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`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
my sons are wrecker drivers in Auburn hills, to many have died over stupid drivers texting and talking on the phone this has to stop thank you for caring
Diana Deegan Wahl
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A friend of mine that was a client with Michigan Auto Law referred me. It was the greatest referral I could have gotten. Meagan and Josh were wonderful. I could not have asked for better people to wor...
Maria Yurkovich from New Boston
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
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
I contacted Michigan Auto Law after a terrible auto accident I was involved in. Jeff spoke with me right away. This really shocked and impressed me. Brandon also helped me out a great deal in the begi...
Jeff Young
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I needed help after my accident. A gentleman in a truck from a steel company ran a red light and t-boned me going about 60 miles an hour. It was pretty nasty and I'm glad to be alive today. My attorne...
Jonay Inman
Facebook
Josh is great. He is very thorough and answered all of my questions. Josh is also a very warm person. He is eloquent and responded to me very quickly regarding my concerns. I plan on recommending peop...
Rosalinda Jayme from Westland
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
I was really ill after being in a car accident and I needed some help. I called Michigan Auto Law. It was great, because they sent someone to my house that day to talk to me. The firm has been wonderf...
Claudia Pinson from Ecorse
Michigan Auto Law handled my car accident case in a reasonable amount of time. I had two lawyers and Mike Shaffer was one of them. I liked them very much. They helped me with the insurance company as ...
Nico Hill 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
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
Jeff Bussell, Josh Terebelo, Megan Tillman all worked on my case and have done a great job. I also referred my daughter who was also in a accident to Michigan Auto Law Thank you and God Bless.
Cal Mata
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I had Jeff initially and he was wonderful to me. He was very informative in the beginning stages of my case. Alison was wonderful as well. She was very responsive to me, along with being very compassi...
Marsha Hill from Trenton
They helped when nobody else would. My son deserved something for the injury he received which killed his wrestling career, and chances at a scholarship. We appreciate everyone at Michigan Auto Law. T...
Phil Allen
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I was referred to Bob Raitt by my sister in law. She spoke highly of him. I can truly say that he was a very nice man. He worked on my case with another lawyer Allison Duffy and she was very sweet and...
Patricia Rogan from Detroit
Kevin and Amy were very good and helpful attorneys. They always got right back to me really fast and answered all the questions I had. Everybody at Michigan Auto Law, including Jeff Bussell, the first...
Patricia Trevino from Southgate
I was in a rear end accident sitting at a red light with my sister. We believe the driver of the other car was texting. I had shoulder and low back injuries from the accident. I felt that I was due co...
Patricia W. from Wayne
Carol Gabler
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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
I really like my attorney Josh. He was always available to me for any concerns I had. Josh always contacted me with updates regarding my case. I was so relaxed throughout this whole process. I was tak...
Linda Little from Detroit
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law. It was the best referral I could have gotten. I worked with Jeff. He was great. I then began to work with Josh. He was very easy to get a hold of and quick to resp...
Brigid Roberts
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Michigan Auto Law did a great job.... Alison Duffy is a great attorney.
Terry Mullins from South Rockwood
Josh and Alex were great in assisting me with my case. They were both prompt in answering any questions or concerns that I had. I had the best experience working with Michigan Auto Law. This is the pl...
James Tillman-Brown 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
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
Love the staff!
William Garrison from Detroit
For me these are the best attorneys
Adriana Villarreal from Detroit
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
Get the job done and very friendly!
Pamela Magee from Detroit
The attorneys here are fantastic. I had three attorneys all working on my case, josh, Allison and Brandon. They were always there when I needed them. They always responded back in an adequate amount o...
Ashlee Saddler from Dearborn Heights
I was involved in an injury on a construction site. I got hit by a commercial vehicle that caused me to be off work and in the hospital for my back surgery. I reached out to Michigan Auto Law for help...
Tammie Dubose from Detroit
Thanks for all of your help Ian!
Charissa Cooper
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Alison Duffy is a very honest and straightforward attorney. She took care of her business and was very helpful to me during my truck accident lawsuit. A truck hit me on the highway as I was merging an...
Andre Fontenot from Detroit
Kujtim Sterbyci
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Touched by my attorney's kindness
Kelly Crocker from Farmington Hills
I worked for attorneys for over 20 years, and where a lot of firms will do a blanket standard of all kinds of cases - slip and falls, dram shop, divorce, criminal - Michigan Auto Law has always been k...
Melissa from Wyandotte
This is a great law firm. They do exactly what they will say: They make you happy. Anytime I called my lawyer Kevin, he would either take the call or quickly get back with me. I was very pleased with ...
Devon Green from Detroit
My lawyer Josh kept me informed on what was going on with my lawsuit. He was very understanding and sweet and when I was panicking, he calmed me down. He did everything he could to help me. He did a w...
Angie Miracle
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I dealt with Brandon Hewitt and Josh Terebelo. Both of their services were professional. If I were to be in another car accident, I would come back to this law firm. They settled my case and they trea...
Dena Davis from Highland Park
I'm in law enforcement, so I wanted a high profile place to handle my car accident case, not one of the lawyers that are in your face on television. Michigan Auto Law seemed much more professional and...
Anonymous from Monroe
Rob Roll
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I would like to say that my business with Michigan Auto Law was nothing less than great! After my accident, a friend recommended Michigan Auto Law. I made the call and was quickly turned over to Mr. B...
Gerard Wilson from Dearborn Heights, MI
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.
Eric Hughes from Detroit
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
A friend referred me to Michigan Auto Law after my car accident. I went to the right place. Josh Terebelo was an excellent attorney. He was always calling to check on me to see how I was doing and see...
Ngozi Chinedu from Detroit
I chose Michigan Auto Law after reading about the firm online. They are a big firm that only handles auto accidents. After I had the first meeting with my attorneys Bob Raitt and Alison Duffy, I knew ...
Micheal Demetsenare
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I would give Michigan Auto Law six out of five stars! I refer this place to everybody. Bobby and Alison are thorough, friendly, they explain things really well. You never feel like you are bothering t...
Alice Nieman from Taylor
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
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
It's nice when an attorney makes you feel like they care about you. I wasn't just another client at Michigan Auto Law. Anytime I had a question, there was always someone available. My attorneys Bobby ...
Christina Young Robinson
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I got injured in an accident where somebody rear ended me at a red light. The driver was elderly and on a cell phone. I had to get my neck operated on and so I called to see what I was entitled to aft...
Janifa Williams from River Rouge
Lenny Koltonow is a caring attorney. He fought for me after I was in a car accident. He went out of his way and still goes out of his way to help me. I know whenever I need anything legal matter or el...
Dan Jakubowski from Taylor
Thank you so much for everything. Helped me a lot over these past 2 years. Would recommend!
Alisha Anderson from Detroit
Darcy Fousie Hoyes
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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
I was in a car accident after another driver ran a red light and turned head on in front of me. It was a serious accident and I hurt my neck and back. My husband made the call to Michigan Auto Law for...
Jamey Conrad
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I had never been involved in serious car accident, so I did not know what to expect. I contacted Michigan Auto Law and have had the greatest experience with them from start to finish. I started with M...
MarleneTom Chio
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I would recommend them to anyone!!!! Alison is a wonderful compassionate person and she is one of the best of you ask me!!! Thanos again for everything...... God Bless!!!!
Joanie Williams from Detroit
I was in a car accident and my injuries prevented me from working. I lost so much. I was close to losing my home. It had been in my family for generations, but my lawyer Alison helped me stay in my ho...
Frankie Hunter-Lispey from Detroit
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
Thank you
James Anthony Williams from Detroit
My lawyer Larry Gursten and Michigan Auto Law team certainly know what they are doing. They did a wonderful job for my son after he was injured in a car accident. They are truly compassionate and have...
Helen Massingo from Monroe
Michigan auto Law are just a small group of SMART lawyers bottom line just watch the videos above and you'll see what I mean.. They work for you not the other guy
Eddie Cooper
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To me it was very important that all Michigan Auto Law does is auto law. So I knew they're very good at it and could help me after I was rear ended by a big truck. I felt like my lawyer Lenny cared ab...
Dawn Francis from Monroe

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: