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Car Accident Lawyer in Detroit, Michigan - Serving Wayne County

Our Michigan Car Accident Lawyers are active in the local Detroit 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. We’re 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. We 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.

Our firm is featured in both Dbusiness and Hour Detroit magazines for being named “Best Lawyers in America” each year, as well 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 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.

Michigan Auto Law

187 Reviews

Our attorneys serve Detroit 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've suffered a serious Personal Injury
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
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 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
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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David Griffin
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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
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
Google
Touched by my attorney's kindness
Kelly Crocker from Farmington Hills
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
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
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
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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
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
I started out with Brandon. He was really great. I then started working with Josh. He was always responsive. I am very appreciative of his treatment of me and my son. I consider Josh a big brother. M...
Ernestine Brown
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
Nothing but professional and empathetic
Shannon Amesse from Rochester Hills
I was in a fatality car accident. My wife and son were killed. The drivers who caused the accident did not have insurance, and fled to Mexico, so they could not be prosecuted or held accountable for t...
Ray Johnson 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
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
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
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
Gary Hot
Google
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
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
YES WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING THERE FOR US me and my wife would love you guys AND MAY THE PIECE OF GOD ALWAYS BE WITH YOU AND YOUR TEAM
Ken Weathers from Eastpointe
Michigan Auto Law becomes like your family. They're very caring. Very attentive. Always there when you need them. I think They are on top of everything. I had a team of attorneys on my case. Bob and A...
Abby from Dearborn
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
Very pleased with each and every one from day one and to the end. Went out of there way to help me. Made me feel comfortable and keep me informed. Can't say enough, great team
Catherine Szuba from Walled Lake
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
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
I previously had an experience with a bad attorney, so when I was hit by an oil tanker, I was worried maybe my new lawyer wouldn't be attentive or even pay attention to me. But I found the exact oppos...
Felicia Jackson from Eastpointe
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 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
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
Kevin and his entire team worked hard for me
Doug Scharer from Monroe
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 Hotycki from Canton
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
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...
Chiquita Bush
Google
Luarie and Ian did a great job. I would recommend them to a friend.
Aundray Reams from Detroit
Lenny was always very accessible. His team was also very accessible to me. Any hurdles I had, Lenny was able to resolve fairly quickly. He makes you feel like a family member, not a client. My case wa...
Joshua Tynan from Dearborn
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
I'm very happy with Michigan Auto Law. My lawyer Kevin represented us after an accident with a half ton truck and made my wife and I feel very comfortable throughout the process. He helped immensely b...
N.B. from Cottrellville
My experience was superb. I felt Tom had my best interest in mind from the very beginning. My case wasn’t the easiest, but they stayed by my side the whole way. I would definitely recommend Tom to an...
Dasha Gerod from Detroit
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 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 attorneys were hands on after an overwhelming experience. They put me at ease. Stayed in touch, very professional. Very empathetic and sympathetic. They dedicated themselves to ensuring that a grea...
Kyva Garrison from Dearborn
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Michigan Auto Law stood with me in my rough time when I wasn't able to do my work. They helped me get my wage loss and they always were helpful answer my questions regarding my case.Mr. Jordan Jones w...
Ali Akhdar
Google
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Winston from Eastpointe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
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
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
I have been treated wonderfully
Anna Wright 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
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
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
Working with Tom was great. It was a very stressful situation but Tom made everything easier to deal with. He was very straight forward with the entire process from beginning to end. Nothing was a sur...
Jennifer Artress from Taylor
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
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 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
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
I love this Firm.
Candice Franklin from Grosse Pointe Farms
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
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
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Reed
Google
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
I was referred to Michigan Auto Law from my husbands mom. She mentioned to me that she had a great experience with the firm, as she was involved in an auto accident as well. I decided to take the chan...
Catherine Lepage
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 from Detroit
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
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 could not be happier with how things went. Tom and Steven walked me through the entire process from the beginning to a successful conclusion, and kept me apprised of case developments throughout.
Sean Cunningham
Facebook
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
Get the job done and very friendly!
Pamela Magee from Detroit
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
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
Get the job done
Pam Magee from Harper Woods
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 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
As Ontario residents, we were over in Michigan for a day trip. Just on our way home, we were in a head on car crash. I was very severely injured. My husband was wondering how we were going to pay the ...
Jackie Reavely from Wardsville, ON
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

Detroit Local Resources

Have you been in an accident around the area? Here is a handy list of resources 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

2017 Top Ten High Crash Intersections in
Detroit, Michigan

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    8 Mile Road @ I-75 - 85 Auto Accidents

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    Joy Rd / M-39 - 72 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ Woodward Avenue - 67 Auto Accidents

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    7 Mile Road @ I-75 - 65 Auto Accidents

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    I-94 @ Moross Road - 64 Auto Accidents

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    Warren Avenue @ I-75 - 64 Auto Accidents

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    Mack Avenue @ I-75 - 62 Auto Accidents

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    Jefferson Avenue @ Randolph Street - 50 Auto Accidents

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    Clay Street @ I-75 - 49 Auto Accidents

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    8 Mile Road @ Gratiot Avenue - 48 Auto Accidents

Source: Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit

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