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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 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
Tom James helped me through a very difficult time
Valerie Radeback from Monroe
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 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 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 lawyers took all of the worry away and got a great outcome
Raymond Frisbee from Lansing
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
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 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
Thank you
James Anthony Williams 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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
This is a real good law firm . I wasn't thinking about suing for my injuries, but I needed help with my medical bills and my cousin told me about Kevin Seiferheld. He turned out to be a very good atto...
Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter from Detroit
Get the job done
Pam Magee from Harper Woods
I really appreciate having the pleasure of being assist by Michigan Auto Law. Atty James Thomas did all he can to help ever which needed to apply to my case.. In the future if there's anyone needs y...
Renee Culver 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 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
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
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
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 took care of everything
Mark Tack from Dearborn Heights
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
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
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
For me these are the best attorneys
Adriana Villarreal from Detroit
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
Thank you Bobby and Allison for everything the both of you have done throughout this process. I really appreciate you guys.
Krescenzia Winston
Google
Tonya Brown
Google
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
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 been treated wonderfully
Anna Wright 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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
Touched by my attorney's kindness
Kelly Crocker from Farmington Hills
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
The attorneys here are fantastic. I had three attorneys all working on my case, josh, Allison and Brandon. They were always there when I needed them. They always responded back in an adequate amount o...
Ashlee Saddler from Dearborn Heights
I was 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
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
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
I love this Firm.
Candice Franklin from Grosse Pointe Farms
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
I wouldn't trade Josh for the world. He's a very dependable attorney. He listens to you. He's not the type to just tell you facts. He breaks it down and tells you exactly how your lawsuit will go. He ...
Felicia Jones from Detroit
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
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
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
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
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
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Julius Triplett from Detroit
I found Michigan Auto Law online and I called to see what they had to offer in terms of explaining my rights. The other places I called didn't respond or were not personable. That was not the case wit...
Maurice Hodges from Southgate
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
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
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
My husband was killed in an automobile accident involving a gravel hauler truck on the freeway. The left front steer tire of the gravel hauler blew on I-75 near the Rouge River bridge, and the truck h...
Lynda Nunez from Riverview
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
I would like to share that you guys are straight direct and concerned for the clients. I liked the hospitality in that I was first and cared for. My case wrapped up beautifully.
Steven Clay from Detroit
I 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
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 Hot
Google
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
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
Bobby was responding to all my calls, I didn’t have any problems. I was happy with my experience, that’s how it should be. He did everything he could and took his time. The communication was good and ...
Edis Salihovic from Harrison Township
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
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 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 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'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

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: