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Sterling Heights Car Accident Lawyer

Michigan Auto Law

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Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers have the skills, resources and proven results to fight for you when you are injured in an automobile crash in the area. With a law office located at Mound Road and M-59, our attorneys specialize in helping residents of Macomb County who have been injured in vehicle crashes or lost loved ones in wrongful death cases. For 50+ years, our attorneys have recovered record-breaking automobile crash settlements and winning trial verdicts on behalf of our clients. 

In fact, Michigan Auto Law has recovered more million dollar automobile crash settlements and trial verdicts for clients than any other attorney or law firm in our state. Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers can often resolve your case faster and our track record demonstrates that we get significantly higher settlements for clients. We do this within our culture of care, communication and compassion, as evidenced by our reputation in the legal community for high ethics and high integrity in the legal profession. 

Michigan Auto Law’s attorneys are the most awarded attorneys in the state of Michigan and we have consistently been named by independent third-party attorney review organizations and the news media as among the “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms” in Michigan and the entire U.S. We also have more attorneys ranked “Super Lawyers” than any other personal injury law firm in our state, including two attorneys ranking in Michigan’s top 50 attorneys in the state, from a review of 60,000+ attorneys in all areas of legal practice.

In the end, what’s more important than any legal honors and awards our attorneys receive are the reasons behind them: We are committed to working hard to assist our clients and their families as they get through one of the more difficult, emotional and stressful experiences of their lives. The recognition and awards we receive only reflect the hard work, compassion and communication we put into serving our clients.

Our mission at Michigan Auto Law is quite simple: We want to be the best motor vehicle crash attorneys in the state of Michigan – every year, year after year. That means we treat every client that we help with dignity, respect, and care and marshal our experience, skill, dedication and grit to get the best possible results in every personal injury case. Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers are here to help and we’re on your side.

Jewell Rideout
There have been many family members of mine that have gotten representation through Michigan Auto Law. They never seize to amaze me. My attorney Josh was very professional. I love the way he works and operates. He kept me fully informed at all times. Meagan and Amber were also very helpful. Josh did an excellent job for me. I also want to thank Brandon and Jeff Bussell for their time and assistance. I will continue to pay it forward and recommend everyone else I know to Michigan Auto Law. Their specialty is definitely auto accidents. Google
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Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers serve Macomb County 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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Michigan Auto Law attorneys are committed to providing personalized, compassionate attention to our clients. We have received more than 1,000  five-star reviews because of the way we keep our clients informed throughout the case process and answer every question promptly. You can be assured that we will do everything we can to make the challenging time after a motor vehicle crash easier. 

Why Do I Need a Sterling Heights Car Accident Lawyer?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle crash in the area, you need a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer to help you. An experienced attorney can protect your legal rights to collect No-Fault wage loss and PIP benefits and ensure that you get your medical bills paid under Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Our state’s auto law can present unexpected problems for unwary consumers.

For example, consider the “notice” clause, which applies if you are ever injured in a hit and run or by an uninsured driver. Many insurance companies have contract language in their policies that require a 30 day notice, in order to recover under uninsured motorist protection if you are injured in a hit and run crash. Unfortunately these types of crashes can be common with approximately 20% of all drivers in Michigan driving uninsured. If you fail to comply with the “notice” requirement in your “uninsured motorist” policy, it could mean that your policy gets voided and you lose the ability to recover any financial compensation for your injuries and losses. You could be left with nothing, or worse yet, with expensive medical bills to pay out of pocket, with no insurance to pay for necessary medical care and treatment in your future.  

An experienced Sterling Heights car accident lawyer can protect you from other traps for the uneducated consumer, too. Lately, some auto insurance companies and claims adjusters have tried to trick victim, who are already under financial pressure after a personal injury from an automobile crash, into “settling” their personal injury claims for a lot less than what they’re worth. They may also try to convince a victim to give up future legal rights to No-Fault benefits, along with pain and suffering compensation.

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers can help you and protect your rights. We are committed to making sure you receive everything you are entitled to after a personal injury from a crash, from both your own insurance company and from the insurance company of the negligent driver. That’s just one of several reasons that it’s so important to call and set up your free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys right away after any motor vehicle crash in which you or a family member are injured.  

How Our Sterling Heights Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers specialize in helping people who have been injured in car crashes and other vehicular crashes. We have been helping victims in Sterling Heights for 50+ years and we get results that are better than any other personal injury attorney or law firm in our state. We’ve recovered more million dollar automobile crash settlements and won more trial verdicts on behalf of our clients than any other attorney or law firm in Michigan. 

We want to make sure you understand all of your legal rights after a crash and our attorneys are here to help with  all aspects of your claim, including: 

  • Making sure that you receive all of the No-Fault insurance benefits to which you are entitled
  • Identifying and verifying any insurance and coverage that may be relevant in your case
  • Winning the best possible settlement, as quickly as possible.

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers are here to help you navigate Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law and recover any and all financial compensation that you deserve from a negligent driver.   

We guarantee that our service will exceed your expectations. If you aren’t totally satisfied, you are under no obligation and you pay no fees. We guarantee that our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers will win and recover for you – or you don’t pay a penny.

Our Results

The experienced Sterling Heights car accident lawyers at Michigan Auto Law have recovered Michigan’s top reported automobile crash settlements. Take note of some recent vehicle crash results we have recovered for clients:

  • $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 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 automobile crash 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 motor vehicle crash in 2018.

In addition, Michigan Auto Law has obtained over 80 separate auto crash settlements, verdicts and awards of one million dollars or more for clients, another record in the state of Michigan. There’s a reason that Michigan Auto Law receives more attorney referrals from other Michigan attorneys for motor vehicle crash personal injury cases in our state than any other law firm, too. It’s because we continue to make a difficult time easier for our clients and their families, with compassion, communication, and care. Read more about the settlements our attorneys recover for our clients: Michigan Settlements and Verdicts.

Automobile Crash Resources

When you’ve been in an automobile crash, you will probably have a lot of questions for your Sterling Heights car accident lawyer. We’ve covered some of the most frequently asked questions here, and provided several resources below.

When To Get An Attorney For An Automobile Crash?

Find recommendations on when to get an attorney for an automobile crash.

Michigan Automobile Crash FAQs

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers answer common questions – like what to do after an injury, how to interpret the Michigan No-Fault law and how to file a lawsuit.

Checklists

We’ve provided the tools you need to protect yourself during the litigation process, like what to do (and what not to do) at the scene of a crash, safe driving techniques and eighteen lawsuit mistakes that victims should avoid.

Do I Have a Lawsuit?

Read about the Michigan automobile crash law and how the inner workings affect your possible case.

Medical Care Resources

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers share how the right medical treatment can dramatically impact your recovery and the outcome of your lawsuit.

Insurance Coverage Resources

Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers provide straight answers about insurance protections for motor vehicle crashes specific to various driving situations, like being a passenger, driving someone else’s vehicle and driving rental vehicles.

More Sterling Heights Car Accident Lawyer FAQs

What should you know if you’re considering hiring a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer? If you or a family member are injured in an automobile crash, you could be entitled to important benefits like compensation for pain and suffering and other economic damages. But it’s critical to remember that you’re much more likely to recover the entire value of your claim when you hire the right legal team to protect you and your legal rights. Be sure to read our attorney FAQs below or call now to speak with an attorney with no obligation.

How much does a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer cost?

After you’ve been in an automobile crash, one of your first questions might be: How much will a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer cost? You’re not alone if you imagine that hiring an attorney is too expensive, though it’s not true. At Michigan Auto Law, we never ask for any fees, unless and until we win your case. You pay nothing up front and there are no out-of-pocket costs. Our attorneys get paid when the case is over and only if a recovery is made for you. It’s what is called a contingency fee, meaning we get paid if (and when) you get paid. We must win your case first. And no matter what, you always get our client satisfaction guarantee.

Is getting an attorney after a crash worth it?

Yes! Getting an attorney after a crash is definitely worth it. In fact, the insurance industry’s own data demonstrates that a person who is represented by an experienced attorney recovers significantly more than someone who is not represented. Plus, at Michigan Auto Law, you don’t pay unless we win. Our Sterling Heights car accident lawyers handle all aspects of your case so you can focus on recovering, healing and getting your life back together. We are always available to answer any questions you have about  the case, the process, the law, the insurance company, the adjuster, or anything else. We’re here for you and we’re on your side.

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

No, you are not legally required to hire a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer after a crash that’s not your fault. You should know, however, that it’s in your better interests to do so. Experienced attorneys, like the ones at Michigan Auto Law, can make sure you get the best possible settlement in your case. Your attorney will help ensure that you receive all of the medical benefits and lost wages you’re entitled to – now and in the future – under the auto No-Fault insurance law. We will also pursue pain and suffering compensation and other economic damages. The right Sterling Heights car accident lawyer will help you win compensation and protect your legal rights, allowing you to focus on getting back to fully living your life.

How long does a settlement take?

How long does it take to get a settlement? Since every case is unique, that’s a very difficult question to answer. In general, there are several factors that determine how long a settlement will take. These factors include: your unique injuries, prognosis and current and future medical needs; whether you’re partially or fully disabled and unable to work; whether your injuries caused an impairment that affects your ability to lead a normal life; whether your injuries will require “excess” healthcare coverage for medical bills and lost earnings; the related experience, proven track record and reputation of your attorney (attorneys known for going to trial can often settle cases for more money, much faster); the at-fault driver’s specific auto insurance company, the adjuster, the experience and abilities of the defense attorney and the case liability limits.

Get Help From Our Sterling Heights Car Accident Lawyers Now

To speak with a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer now, call Michigan Auto Law at (888) 995-6680, 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 your loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle crash, it’s best to consult with a Sterling Heights car accident lawyer with significant experience handling personal injury cases. At Michigan Auto Law, we specialize in these types of cases, so we comprehend the physical, emotional and psychological burdens that victims bear. We’re here to help. To find out how Michigan Auto Law can help you, check out these testimonials from victims or read our satisfaction guarantee.

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