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Detroit Car Accident Lawyer - Michigan Auto Law Serving Wayne County

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.

Michigan Auto Law

190 Reviews

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
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
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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 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
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
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Julius Triplett 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
Touched by my attorney's kindness
Kelly Crocker from Farmington Hills
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
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
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
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
Nothing but professional and empathetic
Shannon Amesse from Rochester Hills
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
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'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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
My lawyers took all of the worry away and got a great outcome
Raymond Frisbee from Lansing
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
Recovering from my car accident was one of the most difficult things I've had to face in my life. My wife and I had no money coming in, we got cut off from my lost wages and had medical bills piling u...
Stanley Crabtree from Riverview
I had a great experience with Michigan Auto Law. My attorneys, Alison and Bob, helped me with my lawsuit after I was injured in a car accident. They worked in a timely manner. They are always prompt t...
Benita Evans from Grosse Pointe Woods
I was in a bad car accident a couple years ago, and I hope it never happens again. But I was very happy with the way Michigan Auto Law and handled my case. I like their honesty. When you call, they ...
Darlene Schmechel from Taylor
Did great
Stephen Barting from Detroit
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
This was my first experience with dealing with a law firm and dealing with an attorney. I had always heard horrible things about attorneys. There could be nothing further from the truth about Michigan...
Julius Clark from Detroit
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
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Steven Taylor from Redford
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
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
Michigan Auto Law is not an ordinary firm. It's exceptional.
D.T. from Jackson
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 was referred to Michigan Auto Law by a friend. I was in a car accident and hit by a semi truck and needed to look for an attorney, so that's why I reached out. Kevin Seiferheld was the attorney who ...
Carolyn Wright from Detroit
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 kept me informed with what was happening with my case. They have a very friendly staff. My lawyer was one of the partners, Lenny Koltonow. He knows what he's doing, he pays attention...
Cherry Grassell from Monroe
I 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 Jo...
Ernestine West from Detroit
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
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
Josh is a really wonderful attorney who is true to his word
Richard Williams from Eastpointe
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
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
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
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 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
Luarie and Ian did a great job. I would recommend them to a friend.
Aundray Reams 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
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
Get the job done
Pam Magee from Harper Woods
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
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
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
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
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
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
I was in a car accident. A Yukon hit me from behind and I was very badly injured. I was connected with Lenny Koltonow and Jeff Feldman, as my partner has known Jeff for years. He knew Jeff would take ...
J.S. 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!!! Thanos again for everything...... God Bless!!!!
Joanie Williams from Detroit
At Michigan Auto Law, everything was handled very professionally, with great courtesy and concern for me as a person. After my accident, I was somewhat nervous about seeing an attorney and once I star...
James Tucker from Dearborn
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 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 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
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 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
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I liked that Lenny was patient with me and he broke everything down to me where I could understand the law and my case. I like his personality. It was like gold. Also, he answered all of my phone call...
Jeanette Moody from Detroit
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
The friendly service, I highly recommend anyone who’s been in an accident to Michigan Auto Law. They get the job done. They’re not rude like Mike’s.. they get the job done and they’re about business. ...
Carl Smith from Detroit
I could not be happier with how things went. Tom and Steven walked me through the entire process from the beginning to a successful conclusion.
Sean Patrick Cunningham
I initially contacted a law firm where I feel I was brushed off and the care was not there. I am happy that I stumbled upon Michigan Auto Law .They had glowing reviews. They actually specialize in thi...
Regina Werksma
Google
With Michigan Auto Law, things go as planned. No surprises and there are always immediate responses. Pleasant attorneys; excellent settlement results, given the strict laws for Michigan Auto accidents...
Deborah Harvey from Taylor
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
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 at Michigan Auto Law was nothing short of Amazing. They were incredibly helpful in every aspect through my accident and recovery. I spent a majority of my case working with Joshua Terebelo. ...
Dillon Vansickle from Waterford
I'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
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
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

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: