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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 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 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
Right from the beginning my first conversation with Leonard was great. We really hit it off. He made me feel very comfortable like I was a friend. Leonard is very detail oriented and explained my case...
Jonathan Rogers from Plymouth
Kevin Seiferheld is an amazing attorney!! Trust me he is very knowledgeable about what he does. I felt very confident that I had nothing to worry about. He is honest, prompt and very hands on. He woul...
Beauty Nation
Google
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
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
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
When I first met Jeff, he was very polite and concerned. He offered to take my case. Jeff was really on his job. We actually became good friends throughout this process. He is an attorney that truly c...
Kwann Hicks from Detroit
They do great work. Very welcoming at their office. Very polite & professional. They’ll help you get through your difficulties & fight your battles. They’re a great team to have in your corner. Very s...
Cdlsmom2003
Google
I was at Orchard Lake and 12 Mile at the red light and all of a sudden I looked in my driver's side mirror and saw a truck going back and forth and we got slammed by the commercial vehicle. We got pus...
Jamie Gwizdak from Wayne
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
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
I could not have picked a better law frim, the people were nice and pleasant the wait time was not long. I was please with my attorney and the level and knowledge that he have.
Sereta Harrell
Get the job done and very friendly!
Pamela Magee from Detroit
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
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
Michigan Auto Law did a great job.... Alison Duffy is a great attorney.
Terry Mullins from South Rockwood
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
Kevin was a great attorney. He helped me after my car accident. I knew he would take care of me because Kevin has represented numerous family members. He's a good guy. Very professional. If you have a...
Cathy Cobb from Detroit
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
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
We were sitting at a red light and I looked in the side view mirror and I noticed that the person was not going to stop and in turn, they hit us. I was taken to the hospital by ambulance and when I wa...
Cheryl Verdun from Taylor
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
Richard Williams from Eastpointe
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
Google
Let me start by saying this is a great firm. I have already referred someone here. My attorney Tom was great. He was very thorough with helping me to understand my case. Tom has a great personality, a...
Lawrence King from Detroit
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
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
Everyone from start to finish was excellent here at Michigan Auto Law. Initially the investigator Calvin came to my home and spent three hours with me. He was very patient with me, letting me know how...
Tonya Lewis from Southfield
Alison was always available for me via email and phone. I was actually surprised at how quick she would get back with me. I never expected that. My questions were answered without me having to ask at ...
Miguel Vargas 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!!!!
She_is_Unique Williams
Google
My lawyers took all of the worry away and got a great outcome
Raymond Frisbee from Lansing
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 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
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
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
Very good firm. They treated me good and they got me a great settlement without going to court. Jeff Bussell was A very good lawyer. He knew his stuff.
Robbie Khayat from Dearborn
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
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
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
Michigan Auto Law changed my life, because when I was rear-ended, I was a passenger. Major surgeries later, I found my way to Michigan Auto Law. The attorneys returned my calls and explained and walke...
Angela Haynes from Detroit
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 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
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
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Julius Triplett 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
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
Google
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
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 perm...
Ronald and Katrina Gasiorowski from Hazel Park
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
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
A delivery truck ran a red light and T-boned us. I was looking online for legal advice because our son was only four months old when he had the accident and we wanted to make sure there wasn't an inju...
T.I. from Eastpointe
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
Lenny is a good guy. Honest. Right to the point and so am I. He keeps you aware of what is coming up I your case. Very professional. He got me my benefits, he contacted my auto insurance company and m...
Rickie Johnson from New Baltimore
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Winston
Google
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
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 hit by a City of Detroit dump truck. I was at a red light and he plowed into the back of my car. My son saw me hurting and urged me to call Michigan Auto Law. I did and Lenny Koltonow took my ca...
Anna Wright from Detroit
The entire family at Michigan Auto Law were very good to me. They made me feel very at ease and very comfortable through my entire ordeal. Their investigators, my attorney Bobby Raitt as well as his a...
Miguel Vargas from Taylor
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
After my auto accident, I didn't know who to call. I found Michigan Auto Law online, which was good, because they have been great attorneys. Bob and Alison have been very prompt, were here to answer p...
Sandy Pinson from Ecorse
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...
Brandon Horton
Google
I was treated like family here!
Claudia Pinson from Ecorse
From the moment I was contacted by Michigan Auto Law, I knew I was in the right hands. They immediately began to lead me in the right direction. I first came to know Mike and Jeff, they were both grea...
Shiaretha Holden from Linden
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
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
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
Great experience with Michigan Auto Law!
Benita Evans from Grosse Pointe Woods
My team provided me A1 treatment from the start. Special thanks to Julie P. She's always pleasant, accessible and timely - via phone or email.
Tiffany Bills
Google
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
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
For me these are the best attorneys
Adriana Villarreal 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
Love the staff!
William Garrison from Detroit
Kevin has been a very helpful attorney and informative and considerate. He worked well with us. He has represented several people in my family: my mother twice who was in an automobile accident 10 yea...
Dolly Cobb from Detroit
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
Google
Luarie and Ian did a great job. I would recommend them to a friend.
Aundray Reams from Detroit
My experience with Michigan Auto Law was great! I could not have asked for a better attorney than Alison. She was very polite and kind. Alison was always super responsive to me when I needed anything....
Lindsay Acho
Google
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
I love this Firm.
Candice Franklin from Grosse Pointe Farms
Austin Phillips
Google
I was hit a truck. I went from working two jobs to disabled because I had to learn to walk again and it was a very difficult time in my life. I needed a lawyer to help me with the transition so I coul...
Richard Badder from Lincoln Park
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
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
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
When i was hurt in my accident Kevin was always attentive to me and my injury needs. My mind was so focused on getting back to work and school but Kevin told me i had to focus on my injuries and rehab...
April Mills from Detroit
Michigan Auto Law has professionalism and expertise in the area of auto negligence. As an attorney, I'm often I'm confronted with clients that may have been in an auto negligence situation. Because I ...
Jeffrey Chilton from Grosse Pointe
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
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
My attorney Josh was great. He always responded to any of my concerns. Josh did the best job for me. I don’t want to see anyone injured, but if anyone asks if I know a great auto accident firm, I woul...
Andrew Sazima from Alma
Kevin and his entire team worked hard for me
Doug Scharer from Monroe
`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
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
Bob did well. He was very diligent with the case. He guided me in the right direction. You did good work and followed through with everything.
Mike Killian from Grosse Pointe
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
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
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
Michigan Auto Law is a very professional law firm. This was the first and only law firm that I called. The receptionist was always courteous on the telephone and in person. I am very pleased as to how...
Wanda Myhand from Detroit
Working with Michigan Auto Law was a great experience. Tom is a great attorney. He helped me so much throughout my case. Michele was also awesome in this process. She was such a great help. I cannot t...
Javon Byrd from Detroit
I'm really happy with how things came out and how my lawyers Alison and Bob treated me. They treated me excellent. English is my second language but that wasn't an obstacle in my case. They always got...
Adriana Villarreal from Detroit
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

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: