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St. Clair Shores Car Accident Lawyer

When you’ve been injured in an automobile crash, our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers have the experience, skills, resources and proven results to fight for you. Michigan Auto Law attorneys specialize in helping victims who have been injured in motor vehicle crashes or who have lost loved ones in wrongful death cases. For 50+ years, our attorneys have been recovering record-breaking automobile crash settlements and trial verdicts for our personal injury clients.

When you’re looking for a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer, it’s helpful to know that Michigan Auto Law attorneys have recovered more million-dollar automobile crash settlements and trial verdicts for our clients than any other attorney or law firm in our state. This means our St. Clair Shores 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 the most awarded in the state. Our attorneys have been repeatedly 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 country. We have more attorneys ranked “Super Lawyers” than any other personal injury law firm in the state, including two attorneys ranked among MI’s top 50 lawyers, during a review of 60,000+ attorneys of all areas of legal practice in Michigan.

As you get to know us, you’ll immediately notice that we truly believe that people are always more important than the honors and awards we receive. The reasons behind those honors are what really matters. We continually work harder to help our clients and their loved ones, as they move through what is likely one of the most difficult times in their lives, with significant care and responsive communication. The recognition and honors and awards we receive are simply a reflection of our team’s ongoing hard work. 

The Michigan Auto Law mission is very simple: We will strive to be the best motor vehicle crash attorneys in Michigan. We treat all of our clients with the dignity, respect, and care that they deserve, while we marshal our experience, dedication and grit to win the best possible legal settlement for our personal injury clients. 

Over 1,000 Five-Star Reviews

At Michigan Auto Law, our attorneys are dedicated to providing the personalized, compassionate care and attention that every client deserves. It’s just one of the reasons we’ve received more than 1,000  five-star reviews from satisfied clients. Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers are committed to keeping the personal injury victims we serve informed throughout the entire case process, answering every question in a responsive manner and helping make a challenging time easier.

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Our St. Clair Shores 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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Over the last 50+ years, we’ve become such an integral part of Michigan’s legal community that Michigan Auto Law is consistently and repeatedly named among the Top Lawyers in Detroit by Dbusiness Magazine, Hour Detroit, and Crain’s Detroit Business Magazine. We serve as go-to legal experts for radio and TV producers in Metro Detroit, when they need up-to-date information about Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law or legal analysis and commentary when a tragic motor vehicle crash has occurred. Michigan Auto Law attorneys often appear as guests, interviewed on-air by Fox 2 Detroit’s Roop Raj, Huel Perkins and Charlie Langton, along with WXYZ’s Kim Russell and Jennifer Ann Wilson. Steven Gursen is also a guest lecturer at Wayne State University Law School and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Why Do I Need A St. Clair Shores Car Accident Lawyer?

When you or a loved one has been injured in motor vehicle crash in the area, you need a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer to protect your legal right to compensation. An experienced attorney will guard your legal rights to collect No-Fault wage loss and PIP benefits, helping you get your medical bills paid under our state’s auto No-Fault insurance law. It’s very unfortunate, but Michigan’s auto law is complex and difficult to understand, which could cause you to lose out on financial compensation that you deserve, if you don’t have an experienced legal team at your side. 

In just one example, have you heard about the requirement to provide a 30-day “notice” to your insurance provider when you’re injured in a hit and run or by an uninsured driver? Currently, it’s completely legal for insurance companies to have contract language in their policies that requires a 30-day notice in order for you to recover uninsured motorist protection (which you’ve paid for with your premium) when you’ve been injured in a hit and run crash or a crash with an uninsured motorist. Unfortunately, these types of scenarios are very common with approximately 20% of Michigan drivers estimated to be driving uninsured. If you miss this clause in your policy and fail to comply with this “notice” requirement in your own “uninsured motorist” policy, your policy may be voided so that you lose the right to recover any compensation for injuries and losses. Your insurance company has the right to leave you with nothing – or worse yet, expensive medical bills that you will have to pay out of pocket, with no insurance protection for potentially necessary medical care and treatment in the future. The worst thing about this? You most likely don’t even know about some of these clauses in your insurance policy. 

An experienced St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer from Michigan Auto Law will protect you from these and other common missteps. We’ve also discovered that auto insurance companies and their claims adjusters have been trying to trick some victims, who are most likely already under extreme financial pressure after an injury from a motor vehicle crash, into “settling” their injury claims for significantly less than those claims are actually worth. They sometimes also ask personal injury victims to sign away future legal rights to No-Fault benefits, along with related pain and suffering compensation.

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers are here to protect your rights to financial compensation after a motor vehicle crash where you or a loved one suffered a personal injury. We make sure you get everything you are entitled to after a crash, from your own insurance company and from the insurance company for the other driver. Remember, it’s never too soon to call for a free consultation with an experienced attorney after a motor vehicle crash in which anyone has suffered injuries. 

How Our St. Clair Shores Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers are experts when it comes to fighting for people who have been injured in motor vehicle crashes. We’ve been helping victims throughout Macomb County for 50+ years and through three generations and we get better results than any other personal injury attorney or law firm in the state. Michigan Auto Law attorneys have recovered more million dollar motor vehicle crash settlements and trial verdicts for our clients than any other attorney or law firm in Michigan. 

We’re 100% committed to making sure that you understand all of your legal rights if you suffered a personal injury after an automobile crash. When you hire our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers to handle your case, we will handle every aspect of your litigation, including: 

  • Fighting for your rights to receive all of the No-Fault insurance benefits you’re entitled to
  • Uncovering and confirming any and all insurance policies and any coverage that may be pertinent to your case
  • Securing the highest possible financial settlement as quickly as possible.

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers will guide through Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law as we work to settle your case. We’re committed to helping you recover all of the financial compensation you deserve from the careless driver who caused your motor vehicle crash. We guarantee that our service will exceed your expectations, so if you’re not completely satisfied, there’s absolutely no obligation and you pay absolutely nothing. Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers also guarantee that our attorneys will win and recover for you – or you don’t pay anything.

Our Results

The experienced attorneys at Michigan Auto Law have recovered Michigan’s top reported automobile crash settlements. Check out some of the recent record results we’ve gotten for our personal injury clients below. 

  • $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 motor vehicle 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 motor vehicle crash. This was the largest reported automobile 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 crash in 2018.

Besides the notable personal injury settlements listed above, Michigan Auto Law attorneys have obtained 80+ separate automobile crash settlements, verdicts and awards of at least one million dollars or more for our clients, more than any other attorney or law firm in Michigan. It’s one of the reasons we continue to receive more referrals from other Michigan attorneys for automobile crash personal injury cases, throughout the state, than any other firm. We fight hard and win for our clients and their families, helping them get through an extremely difficult time in their lives, with our compassion, responsive communication, and care. Read more of the settlements we’ve recovered for our clients here: Michigan Settlements and Verdicts.

Automobile Crash Resources

When you or a family member has been injured in a motor vehicle crash in the area, we know that you’ll have a long list of questions for your St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer. Here, we answer the most frequently asked questions (FAQs), as well as providing helpful crash-related resources.

When To Get An Attorney For An Automobile Crash?

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

Michigan Automobile Crash FAQs

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers answer the more common questions – including what to do (and not do) after a motor vehicle crash, determining negligence, and details about Michigan’s auto law.

Checklists

Here, we give you tools to help you protect yourself during the litigation process, like what to do at the scene, safe driving techniques and lawsuit mistakes victims need to avoid.

Do I Have a Lawsuit?

Read more about the Michigan auto law and how you can determine if you have a personal injury case after a motor vehicle crash.

Medical Care Resources

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers explain how getting medical treatment right away after a crash can dramatically change your recovery and affect the end result of your lawsuit.

Insurance Coverage Resources

Our St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers provide answers to some of the more common questions we get asked about insurance protections in different, but common, driving situations, like crashing someone else’s vehicle or getting into a crash with a vehicle that you’ve rented.

More St. Clair Shores Car Accident Lawyer FAQs

What do you need to know before you hire a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer? If you or a loved one gets injured in an automobile crash, you could be entitled to some important benefits, like pain and suffering compensation and other economic damages. But remember: You’re more likely to recover the true (higher) value for your personal injury claim when you hire the right attorney to protect your rights to compensation. Read through our attorney FAQs below or call us now to speak to an experienced attorney. There’s never a fee or obligation.

How much does a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer cost?

One of the first questions you’re likely to ask after an injury from a motor vehicle crash will most likely be: How much will it cost to have an experienced St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer represent me? No worries, you’re not the first (or the last) person to wonder about that. Many people believe that hiring a personal injury attorney will simply be too expensive, but that’s simply not true. At Michigan Auto Law, we never ask you to pay a cent, unless and until we win your case – you pay nothing up front or out-of-pocket. That’s because we work on a contingency fee, which means we get paid if and when a recovery is made. However, no matter what, each and every client gets our 100% client satisfaction guarantee.

Is getting a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer worth it?

Yes. But don’t take our word for it. The insurance industry has conducted research, which demonstrated that an injury victim who is represented by an attorney recovers significantly more than someone who is not represented by an attorney. At Michigan Auto Law, you don’t pay anything, unless and until we recover your settlement. Our experienced St. Clair Shores car accident lawyers manage every aspect of your case, while you focus on healing and putting your life back together. And while you recover, we’re here for you, ready to answer any question you have – about the case, the law, the judge, the defense attorney, the insurance company, the adjuster or anything else.

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

While you’re not required to hire an attorney after a vehicle crash that isn’t your fault, it’s usually in your best interest to do so. An experienced St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer (like the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law, who are specialists in car, truck and motorcycle crash cases) will make sure you get the best possible settlement. Your attorney will ensure that you receive all of the medical benefits and lost wages payments to which you’re entitled, now and in the future, under the auto No-Fault insurance law. We will also pursue pain and suffering compensation and any other economic damages. An experienced St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer will help make sure you get the compensation you deserve and your legal rights are protected.

How long does a settlement take after a crash?

How long will it take to get a settlement after a motor vehicle crash? Every case is completely unique in its circumstances, so that’s very difficult to predict. In general, contributors to the case timeline include: specific injuries, prognosis, and current and potential future medical needs; whether the victim is partially or fully disabled; whether injuries have led to an impairment that affects the ability to live a normal life; whether injuries will require “excess” coverage for medical bills and lost wages; the relevant experience, settlement track record and reputation of the victim’s attorney; the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company, the claims adjuster, the defense attorney and any applicable liability limits. Note that attorneys who are known to go to trial can often get larger settlements, much faster.

Get A Free Consultation With Our St. Clair Shores Car Accident Lawyers Now

To speak with a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer call Michigan Auto Law now 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 automobile crash in the area, it’s best to consult with a St. Clair Shores car accident lawyer with experience handling personal injury crash cases. Since we specialize in these types of cases, we completely understand the physical, emotional and psychological difficulties that victims face, and we’re here to make things easier. Find out how Michigan Auto Law can help by checking out our testimonials from past clients and reading through our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Michigan Auto Law has full lists of the most dangerous intersections in St. Clair Shores, Macomb County and across the state.