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Livonia Car Accident Lawyer

Our Livonia car accident lawyers have the focused experience, strong negotiating skills, extensive resources and proven results to fight for you when you’ve been injured in a vehicle crash or if you have lost a loved one in a wrongful death case. For more than 50 years, our attorneys have recovered record-setting automobile crash settlements and winning trial verdicts for our clients.

Michigan Auto Law attorneys have recovered more million dollar motor vehicle crash settlements and trial verdicts on behalf of our clients than any other attorney or law firm in Michigan. This means our Livonia car accident lawyers can help you to often resolve your case faster and for more money because our track record results in significantly higher settlements on behalf of our clients. All of this is within a culture of caring and communication and a reputation in the legal community for the highest ethics and integrity within the legal profession.

Michigan Auto Law attorneys are also the most awarded in the state of Michigan. Our firm is consistently named by independent third-party attorney review organizations and the news media, as being among the “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms” not just in Michigan, but in the entire U.S. In fact, we have more attorneys ranked “Super Lawyers” than any other personal injury law firm in Michigan, with 2 of our attorneys ranked among Michigan’s top 50 attorneys in our state, from a field of more than 60,000 Michigan attorneys in legal practice.

The awards are meaningful and appreciated, but what’s most important to our attorneys is the reasons behind them: We are dedicated to serving our clients and their families, helping them move through one of the most difficult and stressful experiences of their lives. It’s important work and we do it with care and consistent communication. The honors and awards simply reflect our priorities of hard work, caring and communication.

Our mission at Michigan Auto Law is very simple. We are dedicated to being the automobile crash attorneys in the state of Michigan. That means we treat every client that we serve with respect, dignity, and care. And we marshal all of our experience, skill, dedication and grit to get our clients the best legal results. Our Livonia car accident lawyers are here to help, whenever you need us.

Jon FitzGerald from Livonia
Jordan Barkey was such a pleasure to work with. I could not have gotten through this entire experience without him. Jordan explained so clearly with everything that was going on with my case. He was always very responsive and there when I needed him. I absolutely am recommeding others to come see Jordan. Google
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Our Livonia car accident lawyers serve clients in the following practice areas

Auto Accident Lawyers: Auto Accident Attorneys | Michigan Auto Law

I’ve been injured in a Car Accident

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I’ve been injured in a Truck Accident

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I’ve been injured in a Motorcycle Accident

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I’ve suffered a serious Personal Injury

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Year after year, Michigan Auto Law has been named among the Top Lawyers in metro Detroit by Dbusiness Magazine, Hour Detroit, and Crain’s Detroit Business. Our attorneys have become the go-to legal experts for print, radio and TV in Metro Detroit for news stories related to Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law. We also provide legal analysis and commentary when the story of a tragic motor vehicle crash needs to be told. Michigan Auto Law attorneys have been interviewed on-air by Fox 2 Detroit’s Roop Raj, Huel Perkins and Charlie Langton and WXYZ’s Kim Russell and Jennifer Ann Wilson. Steven Gursen is also a guest lecturer at the University of Detroit Hills Mercy School of Law and Wayne State University Law School.

Michigan Auto Law is active in the Southeast Michigan community with an annual Forgotten Harvest volunteer event, and annual donations for numerous local charities including the Michigan Humane Society and The United Way.

If you wonder why Michigan Auto Law attorneys have received over 1,000  five-star reviews, it’s because we provide personal, responsive attention to our clients. We set the standard for keeping motor vehicle crash victims informed during every step of the litigation process. We answer every question as soon as we can and do everything we can to make the challenging time surrounding a vehicle crash a lot easier.

Why Do I Need A Livonia Car Accident Lawyer?

When you are injured in vehicle crash in the area, you will need the help of a Livonia car accident lawyer. An experienced attorney will protect your legal rights to collect No-Fault wage loss and PIP benefits. They will also make sure your medical bills are covered under Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Michigan’s current auto laws can present hidden challenges that can trip you up, if you don’t have a seasoned legal team working on your behalf. 

For example, language in your insurance policy language may require that you provide “notice” if you are injured in a hit and run crash or by an uninsured driver. In many cases, the policy requires that the crash victim provide a 30 day notice, in order to recover on their uninsured motorist protection and coverage. This caveat may also apply if you’re ever injured in a hit and run crash. (These two types of automobile crashes – hit and run and uninsured – are very common.) If you mistakenly fail to comply with this “notice” requirement in your own “uninsured motorist” policy, your policy gets voided and you lose the ability to recover any compensation for your injuries or losses. You’re left with nothing, or worse, with expensive medical bills that you end up paying out of pocket, with no insurance in place to cover future medical care and treatment.  

An experienced Livonia car accident lawyer will help protect you from other unexpected “traps,” too. We’ve discovered that auto insurance company claims adjusters sometimes try to trick unwary victims, who are already suffering financial pressure, into “settling” their personal injury claims after a vehicle crash for a lot less than they should. These errant claim adjusters might also try to convince you to sign away your future legal rights to No-Fault benefits, and the related pain and suffering compensation.

Our Livonia car accident lawyers can protect you and help you through the challenging time after a personal injury from a motor vehicle crash. We’re here to make sure you get everything you are entitled to after an automobile crash, from both your own insurance company and the insurance company of the negligent driver who caused the crash and injuries. It’s important to call now and schedule your free consultation with an experienced attorney immediately after any motor vehicle crash in which you or a loved one are injured.  

How Are Livonia Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Our Livonia car accident lawyers are focused on helping people who have been injured in automobile crashes. We have worked on behalf of personal injury victims of motor vehicle crashes in Michigan for more than fifty years. In fact, our results exceed those gotten by any other personal injury attorney or law firm in the state. Michigan Auto Law attorneys have recovered more million dollar automobile crash settlements and won more trial verdicts than any other attorney or law firm in our state. 

At Michigan Auto Law, we’re here to help you understand 100% of your legal rights after a vehicle crash. Our Livonia car accident lawyers will manage every detail of your claim, including: 

  • Making sure that you receive all of the No-Fault insurance benefits to which you are entitled
  • Identifying and confirming all insurance policies that apply in your case, uncovering any and all relevant coverage 
  • Getting the settlement you deserve, in efficient and timely manner

Our Livonia car accident lawyers are here to help you understand and navigate Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law and we promise to help you recover the most financial compensation from a negligent driver. We also guarantee that our attorneys will exceed your expectations. If you’re not 100%  satisfied, you pay nothing. No obligation and no fees. We guarantee that we will win  – and recover your settlement – or you don’t pay anything.

Our Results

Michigan Auto Law’s experienced attorneys have been recognized for Michigan’s top automobile crash settlements. Here are some recent cases we have won for our clients.   

  • $34.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law’s Steve Gursten secured the largest-reported automobile crash settlement in the U.S. in 2014. This auto settlement is also the largest car or truck injury settlement by an attorney in the state of Michigan. 
  • $13.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys settled this case for the victim in a car/truck crash, who had suffered major burn injuries.
  • $9 Million – In the largest Michigan pain and suffering auto settlement of the preceding decade, Michigan Auto Law attorneys helped a man who suffered a leg amputation.   
  • $7 Million – The parents of a man killed by a speeding driver sued for his pain and suffering. Michigan Auto Law won the top reported Michigan vehicle crash settlement with this case that year. Our attorneys recovered an additional $4 million dollars over the insurance policy limits for the family.  
  • $6.2 million – Details about parties, injuries and insurers are confidential for this case.
  • $5.65 Million – In this jury trial, our client, who had suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being run over in a vehicle crash, was given the second largest reported personal injury verdict in all of Michigan that year.
  • $5.1 Million – This settlement in a rear-end collision case was the largest reported wrongful death settlement in Washtenaw County, as well as the largest reported motor vehicle wrongful death settlement in Michigan, for an individual killed in an automobile crash in 2018.

Besides the notable cases shown above, Michigan Auto Law attorneys have won more than 80 separate vehicle crash verdicts, settlements and awards of one million dollars or more for our clients, which is more than any other attorney or legal firm in Michigan. There is a reason why Michigan Auto Law receives more referrals than other Michigan attorneys for personal injury cases from automobile crashes throughout the state. We help our clients and their families, making a difficult time much easier with our compassion, communication, and caring. Read more about the settlements our attorneys have recovered on for our clients: Michigan Vehicle Crash Settlements and Verdicts.

Automobile Crash Resources

When you’ve been in an automobile crash in the area, you’re likely to have several questions for your Livonia car accident lawyer. We’ve shared answers to some of our most frequently asked questions below, along with sharing several additional automobile crash resources.

When To Get An Attorney For An Automobile Crash?

Getting injured in a motor vehicle crash can be traumatic. Here, we share why it’s never too soon to call an attorney after a personal injury from an automobile crash in Michigan.

Michigan Automobile Crash FAQs

Our Livonia car accident lawyers answer common questions – including what to do after a crash, what you need to know about negligence, and when you need to file a lawsuit.

Checklists

Here, we provide helpful tools you can use to protect yourself through the litigation process, like what to do and what not to do at the scene of the crash, safe driving techniques and the 18 mistakes vehicle crash victims must avoid.

Do I Have a Lawsuit?

Read about the Michigan auto law and find out how the inner workings of your case can affect the outcome.

Medical Care Resources

Our Livonia car accident lawyers share how getting the right medical treatment can dramatically change the outcome of both your recovery and your lawsuit.

Insurance Coverage Resources

Our Livonia car accident lawyers give you the straight answers about insurance protection for automobile crashes, covering several different driving situations, like being a passenger in a crash, getting into a crash when driving someone else’s vehicle and what happens when you crash a rental vehicle.

More Livonia Car Accident Lawyer FAQs

What else should you consider when you’re hiring a Livonia car accident lawyer? When you or a beloved family member are injured in a vehicle crash you may be entitled to important benefits, like compensation for pain and suffering and other economic damages, but it’s important to remember that you’re much more likely to recover a higher value for your claim if you hire the right attorney to protect your legal rights. Check out our attorney FAQs below, and if your question isn’t covered, don’t hesitate to call now to speak to an experienced Michigan Auto Law attorney – free, with no obligation.

How much does a Livonia car accident lawyer cost?

One of the first questions after an injury from a vehicle crash is typically: How much will a Livonia car accident lawyer cost? Trust us, you’re not alone in wondering about that. Some people imagine that hiring an attorney will simply be too expensive, but that’s not true. At Michigan Auto Law, we never ask you to pay any fees or anything out of pocket, until we win your case. Our attorneys only get paid when we win and if a recovery is made. But no matter what, you always get our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Is getting a Livonia car accident lawyer worth it?

Getting a Livonia car accident lawyer is definitely worth it! The insurance industry’s own research has found that a person who’s represented by an attorney recovers significantly more than a person who isn’t. Plus, at Michigan Auto Law, you don’t pay anything until and unless we win. Our Livonia car accident lawyers take care of every aspect of your case, allowing you to give all of your attention to recovering and getting your life back. However, when you need us, we are always here to answer any questions about your case, the law, the insurance company, the adjuster, the judge or anything else. We are here for you 100%.

Do I need to get an attorney for a vehicle crash that isn’t my fault?

No, you’re not required by law to hire a Livonia car accident lawyer after an automobile crash when it isn’t your fault. However, we’d recommend it, since it’s typically in your best interests to do so. An experienced attorney, particularly one who specializes in car, truck and motorcycle crash cases, will get the best possible legal settlement for you. A Michigan Auto Law attorney will make sure you get all of the medical benefits and lost wage payments you are entitled to – now and in the future – under the auto No-Fault insurance law. This includes pain and suffering compensation and any other economic damages. Our experienced Livonia car accident lawyers will help you protect your legal rights, so you can get through your medical recovery and start putting your life back together.

How long does a settlement after an automobile crash take?

How long will it take to get a settlement after an automobile crash? Each case is unique, so that’s a difficult question. In general, here are several factors that can contribute to how long a motor vehicle crash settlement takes: the specific injuries, medical prognosis and current/future medical needs; whether you’re partially or fully disabled; whether your injuries have resulted in impairment affecting your ability to lead a normal everyday life; whether your condition will necessitate “excess” coverage for medical bills and lost wages; the track record and reputation of your attorney; the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company, the specific adjuster, the defense attorney and relevant liability limits. Note that attorneys who are known for going to trial will often settle cases for more money, much faster.

Get Help From Our Livonia Car Accident Lawyers Now

To speak with a Livonia car accident lawyer now, call Michigan Auto Law at (866) 886-9668, or fill out our contact form for a free consultation. We’re here for you – 24 hour a day, 7 days a week and there’s never any fee or obligation.

If you or a loved one has been in a serious motor vehicle crash in the area, it’s best to consult with a Livonia car accident lawyer with experience handling personal injury cases involving automobile crashes. Since we specialize in these types of cases, we completely understand the physical, emotional and psychological difficulties that crash victims face, and we’re here to make things easier. Find out how Michigan Auto Law can help by checking out our testimonials from victims and reading through our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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