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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

188 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
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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
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
I am pleased and honored to express my gratitude to Attorney Jeffery Bussell at Michigan Auto Law. I didn’t know what to look for in an attorney. I was confused on how the system works and what an a...
Dena Essa from Dearborn
The old adage of not being able to trust attorneys is absolutely wrong. Alison Duffy and all of the auto accident attorneys at Michigan Auto Law are absolutely trustworthy. My husband found the law fi...
Kathleen Tanner from Highland Park
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
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
Thank you
James Anthony Williams from Detroit
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
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
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Reed
Google
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
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
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
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
Richard Williams from Eastpointe
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
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
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
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
I was treated like family here!
Claudia Pinson from Ecorse
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
I call Ian my personal attorney. I had an accident before and he was my attorney. Unfortunately I was involved in another accident and I knew exactly who to go with. Ian has always had my best interes...
Tonya Drew from Dearborn Heights
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 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
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
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 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
My attorney Joshua Terebelo, made this painful ordeal very simplified. The way he answered every one of my million questions in terms someone without a law degree could understand was extremely helpf...
T. Harris
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
Michigan Auto Law is not an ordinary firm. It's exceptional.
D.T. from Jackson
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 have been treated wonderfully
Anna Wright from Detroit
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
Kevin Seiferheld was like a part of our family. He attended to my needs, returned every phone call and did everything he promised he said he would do. I was rear ended by a truck sitting at the red li...
April Mills from Grosse Pointe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Michiganautolaw is the place to be if you get in an accident you need to call michiganautolaw they will be there for you
David Griffin
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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
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 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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
Josh took care of everything
Mark Tack from Dearborn Heights
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
My lawyers took all of the worry away and got a great outcome
Raymond Frisbee from Lansing
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
My experience with Josh was wonderful. He communicated with me every step of the way. Everything was explained to me very clearly. Josh was very patient and listened to me, which is something I needed...
Kathy Rodriquez from Flint
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
Great experience with Michigan Auto Law!
Benita Evans from Grosse Pointe Woods
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
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...
Imad Elroumi from Dearborn
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
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
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
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
For me these are the best attorneys
Adriana Villarreal 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
This law firm was very responsible and attentive to my questions. I was always treated with respect and courtesy. And they kept me posted as to how my case was going. Lenny Koltonow and his secretary ...
Earl Williams 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
The whole process was quick and great. I love Jeff. He really helped me and I appreciate him. He is a very hands on attorney. The receptionist Cindy is really great and always greeted me by my first n...
Ebony Woodfork 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
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
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 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
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
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
I was in a car accident. I was injured. My insurance company was giving me the run around like any other insurance company. So I called Michigan Auto Law. I thought everyone there was very professiona...
B. Johnson from Dearborn Heights

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: