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Grand Rapids Car Accident Lawyer - Michigan Auto Law

Michigan Auto Law

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Our Grand Rapids car accident lawyers are located inside the McKay Tower on Monroe Center Street in downtown Grand Rapids, less than one block from the Amway Grand Plaza and the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Our auto accident attorneys serve clients throughout the Grand Rapids/Kent County area who have been injured in an auto accident and need legal services to get the compensation they are entitled to.

Michigan Auto Law auto accident attorneys are active in the local Grand Rapids community with our support of the West Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. In addition, we are members of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce and the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Managing Partner Steven Gursten has been quoted in a variety of local newspapers and TV stations as an auto and truck accident expert, as well as sharing our annual list of dangerous intersections in Kent County.

Our Chief Operating Officer and Grand Rapids Car Accident Lawyer, Brandon Hewitt, is a native of the city and has spoken at area schools including Byron Center High School on teen driver safety.

Our Grand Rapids 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 suffered a serious Personal Injury
After my car crash, this law firm made me feel secure like they wanted to help me. I didn't know my rights. Alison was a great lawyer. She always kept me confirmed of everything that was going on. She...
Dennis Irving from Traverse City
I was rear-ended by a truck. Bobby Raitt and Alison Duffy from Michigan Auto Law were my attorneys. We had to sue the trucking company that hit us but we also had to sue my insurance company. I though...
Jim Davies from Pinconning
I have a traumatic brain injury from my car accident. It's a very difficult time in my life but my attorney Brandon Hewitt helped me through it. Brandon is a great attorney because he's a very good li...
Anita Thomas from Sparta
Everything you need is all taken care of at Michigan Auto Law. A very difficult process was made very clear and easy thanks for my attorney Mike Shaffer. Recovering from my car crash was a lot. It was...
E.K. from Grand Rapids
I recommend anybody who is dealing with a car accident to call Brandon Hewitt for there legal assistance through a hard time he took care of his business he was a man of his word couldn't ask for bett...
Rosemary Soto from Battle Creek
Jeff was great to work with, his promptness and passion for helping our son was amazing. We would recommend him in the future to anyone who needs help with a Michigan auto legal case.
A.D.B from Wyoming
I was in a head-on collision on M-37 in Grand Rapids and sustained a head injury, a traumatic brain injury, neck disc and muscular injuries. I turned to Michigan Auto Law when my auto insurance compan...
Dan Johnston from Grand Rapids
I was rear ended by a drunk driver on my way home from work in August 2017. My life changed forever and so did that of my family on that fateful night. Michigan Auto Law stepped in and helped us nav...
Jennifer Essenyi
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I went online and I was searching for a law firm and I initially prayed about finding the right person. I called Michigan Auto Law and they returned my call promptly. Working with Steve Gursten was a ...
Synthia Cross from Kalamazoo
I would tell anyone in a car accident to go see lawyer Tom James. I told everybody in my family about this already. Nothing gets past Tom. He made sure the best for me. I couldn't lose my case. I have...
Dwayne Rias from Muskegon
I live in the Upper Peninsula and the attorney we had didn't know how to handle auto cases and messed it up. We found Michigan Auto Law and they turned it around. They were a light at the end of a dar...
Donald Jones from Newberry
My attorney, Brandon Hewitt, was extremely helpful and diligent in working my case for a car accident that took place on September 18, 2016. He gave me a clear understanding about my case and vowed t...
Keisha Patterson
Google
I think Mr. Tom James is super! He did a great job and I appreciate it. Tom won my lawsuit from an auto accident. That's why I went to straight to Michigan Auto Law. He worked really hard and fought f...
Janice Crater from Belding
This firm really takes care of business. I was really satisfied with the work. Timeliness with phone calls and paperwork was excellent. The office had a warm
D.M. from Holland
I was rear-ended by a semi-truck at a stop sign in Grand Haven, Michigan and sustained a concussion, whiplash and some head trauma in the accident. My husband found Michigan Auto Law on the Internet a...
Tammy Hutchison from West Olive
I truly appreciated all the help I received from my attorneys at Michigan Auto Law. I felt they fought for me every step of the way and made sure I understood the process and the possible expectation...
Jodi Hillerich from Allendale
I'm very happy with the way I was treated at Michigan Auto Law. My lawyer Tom James was very concerned and understanding toward my situation. He was always courteous, friendly and welcoming. I liked t...
Shalitta Stalling from Traverse City
Michigan Auto Law was Exceptional in their handling of my Case. I highly recommend them for any help with an Auto claim, very professional and helpful with my every need they kept me well informed on ...
Kory Short
Google
I was overwhelmed with my settlement. It was way more than expected. Steve Gursten, my best lawyer, got my one cry in 20 years when he called me with the good news (I was in the middle of shopping at ...
Rhonda Searfoss from Gladwin
Everyone at Michigan Auto Law was wonderfully helpful! I am so grateful for their assistance, and I honestly couldn't have expected a better outcome. I can't believe I considered going through this pr...
Cecilia Stelzer
Google
You were great Thank You.
Delores Parker
As both an attorney and client, I'm not your typical consumer. My expectations were definitely exceeded by Michigan Auto Law. The attorneys at this law firm are extremely talented, and their reputatio...
Ted Pixley from Battle Creek
I almost didn't go through with this but my injuries from my car accident were so bad that I needed help. Alison was my lawyer and I liked her very much. No matter how busy she was, she made it a poin...
B.N. from Muskegon
Brandon Hewitt handle my case very well. Everything went along smooth. I had no worries or stress over anything. And when it came time for a settlement, he went at it and I received more than I was an...
Rusty Anchor
Google
Great service! They are truly dedicated to you.
Nique
Google
Brandon Hewitt and Tom Baker were amazing with the whole process and also helping with the health insurance and problems we ran into there . They explained every step of the way and what to expect, ta...
Chelsey Kelly from Sand Lake
Thank you From start to finish you eased our concerns and made this very difficult time easy to understand. Made sure you answered our questions and explained each step along the way. We appreciate al...
Edward Moats from Centerton
Still in shock from the amazing settlement my attorneys got me
Teresa Smith from Portland
I was involved in an accident with a school bus in Genesee County and I had gone to the administrator in charge and she basically told me to fly a kite. I knew I had some medical issues so I called Mi...
Joel Peterson from Hale
My lawyer Leonard Koltonow was referred to me by an attorney and also a friend. He was very thorough and efficient with the utmost concern for my daughter and her well-being.
Sharon Starr from St. Ignace
I have no complaints! Great response, Great company, great service, and great people. Highly recommend them to anyone! Very informative, and great at keeping you in the loop.
Kelly Breland from Tustin
I would recommend Michigan Auto law, especially with Brandon. He was always good on keeping me informed on what was going on. I was never in the dark with this firm. Because hiring a lawyer was so new...
Debra Stout from Stanwood
christina waterman
Google
I must say that Alex is awesome! He was on his game. He answered all of my questions and concerns quickly. I felt like he really cared and did what was best for me. He was trusted fully. I would recom...
Brandy Gabrys-Hoenstine from Harrison
I never dealt with an attorney before, but Michigan Auto Law exceeded my expectations. I was treated very good. I sent out an e-mail inquiring about my case late morning on a Friday, and just an hour ...
Wayne Moll from Grand Haven
Larry Gursten is a great attorney - he really does care. He's called many times just to check in to see how I'm doing. Recovering from a truck accident has been a very stressful time, and Michigan Aut...
Martin Doyle from Muskegon
Great people who were very thoughtful of my every need. Highly recommend
William Short
People are guaranteed fair treatment with Michigan Auto Law. I am very glad to recommend this firm to any of my relatives, friends and people I see that need an attorney. This firm took my case, they ...
James Jennings from Kalamazoo
A truck ran a stop sign and hit my car. My heel was totally shattered and I had to have a plate and screws put in. I was wheelchair bound and couldn't work and I was advised to get an attorney because...
Kathryn Brown from Midland
Everything with Michigan Auto Law was simple from the start of my case to the finish. I'm not a law person. But my lawyer Brandon kept things in normal terms that helped me to understand what was happ...
Russell McCardle from Muskegon
I would refer Michigan Auto Law. They did a great job for me. They won my case.
Lonny Gomez from Muskegon
Everything I went through with Michigan Auto Law was fair. It s a great firm to work with. All of my opinions mattered. My lawyer Tom and his team answered every question I needed answered. I would re...
Derinder Allen from Kalamazoo
I'm very happy with Michigan Auto Law's work on my behalf. They were always communicating on a timely fashion, they were never late in providing a response, and they were available by phone or email a...
Tsehai Assefa
Google
Tom James is a very thorough attorney. He left no stone unturned in my car accident case. Tom got all my medical bills paid. He was very responsive and answered my questions whenever I needed. I was h...
Joe Curry from Traverse City
Thank you for your time and effort we have had a long struggle. I am so glad you were there to help Amy and myself did this undertaking.
Edward Moats from Centerton
My lawyers were helpful from the very beginning and consistently kept me up to date throughout the process. I liked Kevin's no nonsense approach. He helped me by educating me to the possibilities, the...
Felix Sharpe from Okemos
My lawyer got me the best settlement he could do. His name is Mike Shaffer. I was in an auto accident and I broke my foot. Mike is just an all around nice person. I was very impressed. He is well spok...
Deborah Sundquist from Gladstone
Brandon hewitt is a man of his word he gets the job done I recommend anybody who been injured to call him and he will take care of you he gave me the highest standard service of legal representation I...
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Google
Josh Terebelo went above and beyond the call of duty for me. I felt comfortable with him as my lawyer. After my car accident, I had a brain injury. Josh would take all of the time I needed to explain ...
Mark Colton from Grand Rapids
Very helpful through the whole process. Thank you.
monica davis
Google
My attorney, Brandon, worked really hard to help me. For that I’m appreciative!!
Fatimah G. Hutchinson from Grand Rapids
Kevin treated me with respect and kindness and he made me feel as if I mattered as a person, not just a case
Heidi Heath from Fremont
My husband and I were researching on line and reached out to a few firms. Michigan Auto Law was the one we felt most comfortable with. It was the best decision. The whole process was great. The attorn...
Stacey Coote
Google
It's all good
Donald Pfaff from Mio
I got great advice for my accident after I was hit by semi tractor trailer on how to interact with the insurance company. Attorney Josh Terebelo settled my case to my satisfaction. I was very happy wi...
Dan Henry from Otsego
Michigan Auto Law showed me that most people's opinions of attorneys are wrong. My attorney Mike Shaffer under promised, over delivered and he worked behind the scene for over a year and came up with ...
Brent Steel from Nashville
My lawyer Steve Gursten came into my life under the most devastating circumstances. One day, my girlfriend was driving to pick me up from work when she ran out of gas on I-75. As she was putting gas i...
Tony Harris from Newaygo
I was on my way to the doctor's office and before I knew it, we were rear-ended as part of a five-car accident. I hit my head against the wall and broke my neck, and I started having blackouts. I was ...
Vanessa Hicks from Battle Creek
I got along with my lawyer Jordan Jones very well. He was very down to earth with me and he made me feel really comfortable. He answered all of my questions about my auto accident. He always followed ...
Jayson Burns from Greenville
Larry Gursten is more than an attorney - he is there when you need him.
Yolanda Brown from Traverse City
Rick was absolutely amazing to work with. He was so helpful and able to answer any questions or concerns I may have had. Definitely made my whole experience with MAL a lot easier!
Rachel Kroeze from Holland
Brandon was amazing in taking care of my mom, Linda Koning.
Anna Koning-Ogg
I found Brandon to be extremely knowledgeable and friendly. This was definitely a learning experience for me. And Brandon and your organization helped me through a very stressful period of my life.
Steven Slominski from Alpena
I got what I deserved for my car accident injuries thanks to Michigan Auto Law and my lawyer Mike Shaffer. Mike dealt with everything for me. He always offered the extra help and consultations at no e...
Nathan Manley from Grand Rapids
Mr Hunter is amazing at what he does . He’ll jump through hoops to get you what you need and want. I can’t recommend a nicer person! I will be recommended mr Hunter to everyone
Brenda Milks from Grawn
My experience with Michigan Auto Law was super pleasant. My lawyer Tom James was extremely helpful. He gave me the reassurance that everything was going to be fine, because auto accidents obviously ar...
Trinity Mullins from West Branch
This firm is efficient, attentive, made me feel comfortable. I would also use these words to describe Lenny Koltonow. He gets good results.
Hazel Turner from Holland
I would highly recommend Michigan Auto Law. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff, as well as their expertise in auto accident cases is what made me choose the law firm after I was rear en...
Jodi Isaacson from West Olive
Great experience that came out of unfortunate car accident
Michael Jackson from Detroit
I filed a mini tort claim for car damage. I didn't know much about the Michigan mini tort and the other people I talked with didn't know anything about it. I called Michigan Auto Law because the websi...
Tim Jones from Grand Rapids
Jeff Bussell was an outstanding attorney. He really fought for me. He followed up with everything he said he would do. Jeff got everything for my settlement and my no fault benefits. I didn't have to ...
Danielle Rosenberger from Vermontville
Last summer I was rear ended by a semi. I found Jeff Bussell when I needed an attorney, and he was awesome. He returned all of my calls in a timely fashion. He answered all of my questions about every...
Heidi Heath from Fremont
I was hit while crossing the street by a distracted driver on his phone. It changed my whole life. A friend of mine recommended Kevin Seiferheld at Michigan Auto Law and I reached out. Whenever I call...
S.H. from Kalamazoo
Michigan Auto Law does care. They will help make sure that you get your medical bills taken care of so you will be able to go to the doctor, which was the main thing for me. Kevin helped a whole lot. ...
Regina Hawkins from Kalamazoo
Brandon Hewitt and Tom Baker were amazing with the whole process and also helping with the health insurance and problems we ran into there . They explained every step of the way and what to expect, ta...
Chelsey Twichell
Google
Michigan Auto Law was great when handling my case I have recommended them family and will keep them on record if I ever need them again! Thank you to all the team at Michigan Auto Law!
Leatha Farmer
Google
I would definitely recommend Mike Schaffer to anybody. He is not just a lawyer, he seems like a good person. He is very professional. He was always available to me when I needed him. Whenever I couldn...
Marcus Brown from Big Rapids
So prompt, professional and efficient! Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Brandon & Barb are an all-star duo!
M.C. from Chicago, IL
I was hit on my motorcycle by an uninsured motorist and Rick did a tremendous job helping our family through a very difficult time. Not only did he get the maximum award possible, he handled all aspe...
Don Schwartzbauer
Even though I didn't have a case or legal proceedings for my motorcycle accident, an attorney at Michigan Auto Law took time to answer my questions concerning the motorcycle laws and insurance in Mich...
Jane Davison from Traverse City
A lot of people wouldn't put the words lawyer or sensitive in the same sentence. But Jeff Bussell from Michigan Auto Law is just that. He was my first point of contact at the auto accident law firm. H...
Heidi Patton from Howell
Michigan auto law is fast. They got right back to us. You have concerns after a motorcycle accident and you want to know quickly. My husband and I worked with several attorneys, Jeffrey and two partne...
Beth Heminger from Grand Rapids
Josh did a wonderful job for us. Though I still suffer from chronic back pain, he did his best in helping us.
Richard Turpin from Battle Creek
Another attorney referred me to Larry Gursten. He said Larry and the Michigan Auto Law team were the best in Michigan for auto accidents. They get results and my settlement was much better than I expe...
John Hawkins from Grand Rapids
Very professional and understanding to the needs of their clients
Andrew Delraso from Ekalaka, MT
Brandon Hewitt and his team espoused great professionalism in his caring throughout this trying time. I will recommend MAL in the future while working to better the lives of other auto injury survivo...
Igor Primak from Grand Rapids
Brandon was a great attorney. He was very attentive to my needs. He returned every call. He promptly answered every email. He was friendly and caring, even down to the smallest detail of my case. If y...
Tasha Luster Hamilton
Google
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Gloria Beren from Farmington Hills
I found Michigan Auto Law almost by accident, but am glad I did. My attorney, Tom James, and his team handled my car accident case very professionally and the final settlement was amazing. I am glad...
Fatima Lee from Grand Rapids
Excellent work
Rose Georges
My accident attorney Brandon Hewitt was great. Me and him communicated pretty good, and did pretty good together. He was good about getting back with me when I called and had questions. Everyone at Mi...
Janice Lewis from Kentwood
They have been super! Answers emails & phone calls quickly. & answer all my questions. I’m told the truth about situations and what my options are them left to make my own decision and supported wh...
Jennifer Essenyi from Caledonia
Brandon Hewitt and his team did an amazing job winning my case. They were quick at responding to any questions I had. They made this process smooth and easy on my end. I would recommend Michigan Auto ...
Monique Scott from Grand Rapids
The best attorney. He help through my case . I would referred Brandon
Wendy Coleman from Zeeland
I'm not the type that would look for a car accident lawsuit. When this situation came about, I was a little nervous, uncomfortable; I didn't really want to deal with law firms. So when we were referre...
Ronald Cross from Battle Creek
The first thing that comes to mind when I think of my experience with Michigan Auto Law is comfort. This was important, since I was T-boned by a semi-truck, in a lot of pain and unfamiliar with the le...
Rachael Stoops from Battle Creek
Brandon and Rick went above and beyond to help me. At request of my family, they came to my hospital room to meet with me the first time. They regularly stayed in touch by phone and email as the cas...
Kary Scheiern from Rockford
I would like to thank Brandon, Rick, Tom and the support staff for all of their hard work on my case. They kept me up do date with the progress or delays. Gave sound advice as how to proceed. Always a...
David Heintz from Wyoming
I just want to say how much I appreciate everyone involved in my case and I have and will continue to tell others about your law firm.
Rhonda Boyd
Amazing but most importantly professional service. Brandon and his team really made me feel comfortable during a rough time after my accident. I would recommend Michigan Auto Law to anyone I know goin...
Kevin Morgan
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Grand Rapids Local Accident Resources

Have you been in an accident in Grand Rapids? Here is a list of resources from our Grand Rapids car accident lawyers including where to obtain copies of our accident report for your auto insurance company.

Grand Rapids Police Department

1 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Non-Emergency Phone: (616) 456-3400

Ordering Your Grand Rapids Traffic Accident Report

Many insurance companies require customers who have been involved in a traffic crash to obtain a copy of the accident Report for claims processing.
To obtain a copy of your Grand Rapids accident Report online, please visit policerports.lexisnexis.com.

Kent County Sheriff’s Office

701 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 632-6111
www.accesskent.com

Ordering Your Kent County Traffic Accident Report

If the Kent County Sheriff was at the scene of your accident, you can obtain a Kent County accident report online at www.accesskent.com. There is a $3.00 fee per Accident Report image.

Grand Rapids Fire Department

38 LaGrave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Non-Emergency Phone: (616) 456-3900
grcity.us/fire-department

Grand Rapids Courthouses

17th Circuit Court
180 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2751
(616) 632-5480

61st District Court
180 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2751
(616) 632-5700

63rd District Court
649 Kenmoor Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 336-3570

Grand Rapids Hospitals

Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 391-1774
sectrumhealth.org/butterworth

St. Mary’s Health Care
200 Jefferson Avenue Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 685-5000
mercyhealth.com

2018 Top Ten High Crash Intersections in
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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    U.S. 131 @ Wealthy Street - 85 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ I 96 - 75 Auto Accidents

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    Burton Street SW @ U.S. 131 - 72 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ Breton Avenue - 69 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ Broadmoor Ave - 60 Auto Accidents

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    Beltline Ave @ I 96 - 58 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ Kalamazoo Ave - 57 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ East Paris Avenue - 52 Auto Accidents

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    Beltline Avenue @ Lake Eastbrook Blvd - 52 Auto Accidents

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    28th Street @ Clyde Park Avenue - 51 Auto Accidents

Source: Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit

Michigan Auto Law’s Grand Rapids car accident lawyers provided full lists of the most dangerous intersections in Grand Rapids, Kent County and across the state:

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