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Muskegon Car Accident Attorney

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys have the experience, skills, extensive resources and proven results to fight for you if you have been injured in a crash in the area. Our personal injury lawyers specialize in motor vehicle crashes and wrongful death cases in Michigan. For more than 50 years, our lawyers have recovered record-breaking vehicle crash settlements and trial verdicts for our clients.

At Michigan Auto Law, our lawyers have recovered more million-dollar automobile crash settlements and trial verdicts than any law firm in our state. This means our Muskegon car accident attorneys 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’s lawyers are the most awarded in the state. Our law firm has repeatedly and consistently been named (by third-party, independent lawyer review organizations and news media), among the “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms,” not just in Michigan, but across the country. We also have more lawyers who are ranked as “Super Lawyers” than any other personal injury law firm in the state, with two of our attorneys ranked among the state’s top 50 lawyers, based on a review of 60,000+ Michigan lawyers in all areas of practice.

We are grateful for the awards and recognition, but what is most important to the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law are the reasons behind them: We work harder to help our clients and their families get through what is likely one of the most difficult, emotional and stressful experiences in their lives, and we do it with caring and communication. The recognition and the honors and awards we receive reflect the hard work, caring and communication that we put into helping you.

The Michigan Auto Law mission is very simple: We want to be the best vehicle crash lawyers in Michigan, every year, year after year. It means treating every client that we help with dignity, respect, and caring. And it means marshaling all of our experience, skills and grit to get our clients the best possible results for their personal injury cases. Our Muskegon car accident attorneys are here to help.

Darlene Dragt
I could not be more pleased with my experience at Michigan Auto Law and my lawyer Tom Baker. Mr. Baker was very professional and also very kind and compassionate, he always kept me informed of how things were going and set my mind at ease when things would come up that worried me. I could not be more pleased with the outcome of my case he’s a great lawyer and a very good person,I just can’t say enough good things about my experience. When you go through a traumatic time you need that kindness and understanding and he provided both. Google
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Our Muskegon car accident attorneys 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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Our lawyers serve clients throughout the area who have been injured or who have lost a loved one in a vehicle crash. Our experienced lawyers help protect your legal rights and help you get the compensation you are entitled to. We continually provide compassionate, personalized attention and responsive communication to our clients. We don’t have more than 1,000 five-star reviews for nothing! If you read through the reviews, you’ll find it obvious that we work harder to keep our clients 100% satisfied through every step of the case process, answering every question quickly. It is our goal to make a challenging time easier, for you and your family.

Why Do I Need A Muskegon Car Accident Attorney?

When you have been injured in a vehicle crash in the area, you need the best Muskegon car accident attorney you can get to help you win the compensation you’re entitled to. An experienced lawyer will protect your legal rights to collect No-Fault wage loss and PIP benefits, and help you get medical bills paid under Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Unfortunately, our state’s auto law can present a maze of challenges for any vehicle crash victim.

For example, you probably don’t know that you may need to provide “notice” to your insurance company if you’re injured in a hit and run or by an uninsured driver. Some insurance companies include contract language in policies that requires a 30 day notice, in order for the customer (the policyholder who pays the premium) to recover their uninsured motorist protection. (This is common, with approximately 20% of drivers in Michigan driving uninsured, according to the Insurance Information Institute.) If you fail to comply with the “notice” requirement in your own “uninsured motorist” policy (which you may not even be aware of), it could mean that your policy gets voided and you lose the right to recover compensation for injuries and losses. If you make the mistake of failing to give the required notice, you’re left with nothing – or worse yet, with expensive medical bills to pay out of pocket and no insurance to pay for potential future medical care. 

An experienced Muskegon car accident attorney can protect you from inadvertently and irreversibly giving up your rights to financial compensation. In another recent trend, we’re seeing auto insurance companies and claims adjusters who try to trick vehicle crash victims, who are already under incredible financial pressure after an injury into “settling” their claims for significantly less than they’re truly worth, forfeiting all of their future legal rights to No-Fault benefits, and possibly losing the right to future pain and suffering compensation, too.

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys are here to make sure you and your loved ones don’t get caught in any insurance company traps. We make sure you get everything you’re entitled to after a crash – from both your own insurance company and the negligent driver’s insurance company. Don’t give up any of your legal rights to financial compensation for your injuries. Call an experienced lawyer and schedule a free consultation immediately after any personal injury suffer after a motor vehicle crash. 

How Our Muskegon Car Accident Attorneys Can Help You

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys specialize in helping people when they’ve been injured in automobile crashes in the area. We have helped crash victims in western Michigan for more than 50 years and have recovered more million dollar settlements and trial verdicts for clients than any other attorney or law firm in the entire state of Michigan. 

We make sure you understand 100% of your legal rights after a vehicle crash that resulted with a personal injury and our lawyers help you with every aspect of your claim, like: 

  • Working with the insurance companies and the court system, to ensure you receive all of the No-Fault insurance benefits you are entitled to
  • Locating and verifying any pertinent insurance and coverage 
  • Winning the highest possible settlement, as quickly as possible

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys can help you navigate Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance laws and get the financial compensation you deserve from a careless and negligent driver. We promise that our service will exceed your expectations with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. It means that if you’re not 100% satisfied, you pay no fees and there’s absolutely no obligation. Our experienced lawyers will win and recover your settlement – or you don’t pay anything.

Our Results

The experienced Muskegon car accident attorneys at Michigan Auto Law have recovered Michigan’s top reported vehicle crash settlements. Below, you can read through some of the recent settlements we’ve gotten for our clients over the last few years.   

  • $34.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law’s Steve Gursten secured the largest-reported automobile crash settlement in the U.S. for that year.  This auto settlement is also  the largest car/truck injury settlement  by any attorney in Michigan. 
  • $13.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys settled a case for a victim in a car/truck crash who suffered major burn injuries. 
  • $9 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys helped a man who suffered a leg amputation.   This was the largest Michigan pain and suffering auto settlement of the preceding decade.  
  • $7 Million – The parents of a young man who was killed by a speeding driver sued for his pain and suffering.  This was the top reported Michigan automobile crash settlement that year.  Notably, our attorneys were also able to recover an additional $4 million dollars in contribution 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 – A jury awarded this amount to our client who had suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of being run over in a vehicle crash. This was the largest reported crash verdict in Michigan for the year and the second largest reported personal injury  verdict in all of Michigan that year.
  • $5.1 Million – This wrongful death settlement in a rear-end collision case was the largest reported wrongful death settlement in Washtenaw County and the largest reported motor vehicle wrongful death settlement in Michigan for an individual killed in a vehicle crash in 2018.

The lawyers at Michigan Auto Law have recovered more than 80 separate automobile crash settlements, verdicts and awards of one million dollars or more on behalf of our clients, more than any other lawyer or law firm in the state. It’s just one reason Michigan Auto Law gets more lawyer referrals from other Michigan lawyers for personal injury cases involving motor vehicle crashes than any other law firm. We help clients and their family members get through a very difficult time, calming their worries with our compassion, communication, and care. To read through more settlements our lawyers have recovered for our clients, click here: Michigan Vehicle Crash Settlements and Verdicts.

Vehicle Crash Resources

When you’ve been injured in a crash, you’ll definitely have a long list of questions for a Muskegon car accident attorney. Here, we’ve covered some frequently asked questions (FAQs), and provided several helpful resources, too.

When To Get An Attorney For A Crash?

It’s never too soon to get an attorney after a vehicle crash. We tell you why here.

Michigan Vehicle FAQs

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys answer a few common questions – including what you should do right after the crash, what you need to know about the Michigan No-Fault law, and how to file a lawsuit.

Checklists

Check out these tools to protect yourself during the litigation process, like what you should do at the scene of the crash, safe driving practices and techniques, and several lawsuit mistakes crash victims must avoid.

Do I Have a Lawsuit?

Read about Michigan’s auto law and find out how a lawyer can help you decide if you have a case.

Medical Care Resources

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys share how getting the right medical treatment immediately after a crash can dramatically impact both your recovery and your lawsuit.

Insurance Coverage Resources

Our Muskegon car accident attorneys give you straight answers about insurance protections for motor vehicle crashes in different driving situations, like being in a crash as a passenger and what to do when you’re driving someone else’s vehicle while you were in a crash or a rental vehicle.

More Muskegon Car Accident Attorney FAQs

What else should you know if you’re considering hiring a Muskegon car accident attorney? If you or a family member are injured in a motor vehicle crash, you may be entitled to important benefits, like pain and suffering compensation and additional financial damages. And you’re more likely to recover the full financial value of your claim when you hire the right lawyer, one who can protect you and your legal rights. Read through our lawyer FAQs below or call us now for a free consultation with one of Michigan Auto Law’s experienced lawyers. There’s no cost or obligation.

How much does a Muskegon car accident attorney cost?

One of the first questions after a serious vehicle crash may be: How much does a Muskegon car accident attorney cost? If you’re asking that question, don’t worry. You’re in good company. Many people believe that hiring an experienced lawyer is prohibitively expensive, but that’s not necessarily true. At Michigan Auto Law, we never ask our clients for any fees, unless and until we win your case – nothing up-front and no out-of-pocket payment. Our attorneys are paid only if and when a recovery is made for you. It is what is called a contingency fee. We only get paid if you get paid – so we need to win your case first. And you don’t have to pay for our 100% client satisfaction guarantee either.

Is getting a lawyer after a crash worth it?

It is, but don’t just take our word for it. The insurance industry has conducted research that shows that people who are represented by experienced Muskegon car accident attorneys recover more than people who are not. And at Michigan Auto Law, remember – you don’t pay anything unless we win. Our lawyers take care of the details of your case so you can focus on recovery and getting back to living your full life. We’re here 24/7 to answer any and all questions you have about the case, the process, the law, the insurance company or anything else. We’re on your side and it’s definitely worth it.

Do I need to get a lawyer for an accident that isn’t my fault?

No, you’re not legally required to hire a Muskegon car accident attorney after a vehicle crash that’s not your fault, though we’d recommend it and it’s in your best interest to do so. An experienced lawyer, like the ones at Michigan Auto Law, will make sure you get the best possible legal settlement and can access all of the medical benefits and lost wages payments you are entitled to – now and in the future – under the auto No-Fault insurance law. This includes pain and suffering and other financial compensation. The right Muskegon car accident attorney will help you recover the best possible settlement and protect your legal rights.

How long does a settlement take after a vehicle crash?

How long will it take to get a settlement after a vehicle crash? Since each case is so unique, this is a very difficult question to answer. In general, there are so many factors that can impact the timeline for a settlement, including injuries, prognosis, current and future medical needs; whether you are partially or fully disabled from working; whether your injuries affect your ability to lead a normal day-to-day life; whether your injuries justify “excess” coverage for medical bills and lost wages; the relevant experience, track record of results and reputation of your lawyer that is representing you; the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company, adjuster, defense lawyer and applicable liability limits.

Get Help From Our Muskegon Car Accident Attorneys Now

To speak with an experience Muskegon car accident attorney 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 family member has been in a vehicle crash that has resulted in personal injury, it’s best to consult with a Muskegon car accident attorney who has extensive experience with these types of cases. At Michigan Auto Law, we understand the physical, emotional and psychological hurdles that vehicle crash victims experience and we’re here to help you get through this stressful time. To find out how we can help you and your family, check out these testimonials from victims and read through the Michigan Auto Law 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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