Michigan Car Accident Lawyers
When you need a Michigan car accident lawyer, you need an attorney with the experience, skill, resources and proven results to fight for you and to protect you. That’s exactly what you get with the car accident lawyers at Michigan Auto Law. Our attorneys specialize in auto crash injury and wrongful death cases. We have more than 50 years of experience recovering record-breaking auto accident settlements and trial verdicts for our clients. In fact, our attorneys have recovered more million dollar settlements and trial verdicts on behalf of our clients than any other lawyer or law firm in Michigan. This success means our lawyers can often settle injury cases faster and for significantly more money for the people we help. This is all done with a commitment of caring and communication and a reputation for the highest integrity within the legal profession. Michigan Auto Law’s attorneys are also the most awarded car accident lawyers in Michigan. In fact, Michigan Auto Law has consistently been named by independent third-parties as being among the “Best Lawyers” and “Best Law Firms” in not just Michigan, but throughout the entire U.S. We also have more lawyers ranked as “Super Lawyers” than any other Michigan personal injury law firm, including two lawyers ranked among Michigan’s top 50 lawyers in the state, in a review of over 60,000 Michigan lawyers of all areas of practice.
While we appreciate the recognition, legal honors, and awards, what’s more important are the reasons behind why our attorneys receive 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, compassion and communication. These recognition and legal awards simply reflect the hard work and caring that we put into helping you make the best legal recovery possible if you’ve been hurt in a car accident.
Our mission at Michigan Auto Law is simple: we aim to be the very best car accident lawyers in Michigan every single year. That means not just recovering the highest settlements and trial verdicts for our clients. It means treating every person we help with dignity, respect, compassion and caring. It means working incredibly hard and marshalling all of our experience, skill and dedication and grit to get our clients the best possible results. We are here to help.
Michigan Auto Law fought hard for me and my family. As someone who is also a practicing attorney, I knew Michigan Auto Law is the top law firm for auto accidents. Again, this was proven true for me. Thank you to all at Michigan Auto Law for getting the best possible results for my family.
How Our Car Accident Lawyers Can Help You
Our Michigan car accident lawyers specialize in helping people who have been injured in motor vehicle crashes. We help people from all over Michigan who have been injured and our proven results are better than any other personal injury attorney or law firm in Michigan.
We make sure you understand 100% of your legal rights after a car crash. Our attorneys are here to assist and help you with all aspects of your claim, including:
- Ensuring that you are receiving all of the No-Fault insurance benefits you are entitled to
- Investigating and verifying all of the insurance and coverage that may be involved in your case
- Getting you the best possible settlement as quickly as possible, which includes future economic loss and pain and suffering compensation that you’re entitled to under the law
Why Do I Need a Michigan Car Accident Lawyer?
If you are injured in a car accident in Michigan, you will need a Michigan car accident lawyer to help you. An experienced attorney can protect your legal rights to collect wage loss and get your medical bills paid for under our state’s auto No-Fault insurance law. Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance law is complex and can present many traps for the unwary. That’s why having a skilled car accident lawyer like the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law is so important. Take for example giving “notice” after a car accident. If you’re injured in a car crash and you don’t file your application for No-Fault benefits in time, you may end up forfeiting all of your No-Fault PIP benefits forever under our strict one-year statute of limitations. The same applies if you do not submit and make sure an expensive medical bill is paid within one year of the date incurred. Or consider if you were injured by a hit-and-run driver, or involved in a crash with a driver who it later turns out to be driving uninsured. Failing to comply with the “notice” requirements in your own “uninsured motorist” policy can mean your policy will be voided and you lose the ability to recover compensation for your injuries and losses, leaving you with nothing – or worse yet, leaving you with lots of expensive medical bills to pay out of pocket and no insurance to pay for needed medical care and treatment in your future.
Traps for the unwary also exist when it comes to your claims adjuster from your own auto insurance company. Did you know that the Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that your own claims adjuster doesn’t have to share what you are legally entitled to with you? They can also ask you to sign a release right after your car accident, basically asking you to sign away your rights to future No-Fault benefits and injury compensation.
An experienced Michigan car accident lawyer can help you and protect you. We can make sure you receive everything you are entitled to after a crash from your own insurance company and from the insurance company of the negligent driver who caused your injuries. That’s why it’s so important to call and have a free consultation with an experienced attorney immediately after any motor vehicle accident in which you are injured.
Top Michigan Car Accident Settlements
Our car accident lawyers at Michigan Auto Law continue to break records for the Top Michigan Settlements. We’ve recovered the top jury verdict in multiple Michigan counties for a auto crash injury case. Here are just a few examples of our recent settlements:
- $34.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorney Steven Gursten secured the largest-reported car/truck settlement in the U.S. This is the largest ever car/truck injury settlement by an attorney in Michigan.
- $13.5 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorneys settled a case for a victim in a car/truck accident who suffered major burn injuries.
- $9 Million – Michigan Auto Law attorney Steven Gursten obtained this recovery for a man who lost both of his legs in a rear-end car/truck collision. This was the largest Michigan pain and suffering only settlement in the state 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 before he passed. This was the top reported Michigan 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 settlement.
- $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 car accident. This was largest reported crash verdict in Macomb County and in the state of Michigan for the 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.
- $520,000 – Our attorneys successfully obtained the largest pain and suffering only verdict everin Ottawa County, Michigan, in 2018 and the largest reported crash verdict in West Michigan in 2018.
There is a reason why Michigan Auto Law receives more referrals from Michigan car accident lawyers for crashes than any other law firm in the state. We continue to win cases for our clients and their families, over and over again, helping make a difficult time easier with compassion and caring. Read more about the settlements our Michigan car accident lawyers get for our clients: Michigan Settlements and Verdicts
Michigan Car Crash Resources
If you’ve been in an injury car accident, we’re sure you have questions. We’ve covered several of the most frequently asked questions our attorneys receive below.
Our accident attorneys answer our clients’ most common questions – like what to do after a crash, how does the Michigan No-Fault law work, and how to file a lawsuit in Michigan.
Use these to ensure you know what to do at the scene of a car crash, including safe driving techniques and the mistakes auto accident victims should avoid.
Read about Michigan auto accident laws and consider how they relate to your possible case.
More Car Accident Lawyer FAQs
What else do you need to know if you’re considering hiring a Michigan car accident lawyer? If you or a loved one are injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to important benefits, pain and suffering compensation and other economic damages. But it’s important to remember that you’re more likely to recover the full value of your claim if you hire the right legal team to protect you and to protect your legal rights. Read our car accident lawyer FAQs below or call to speak to an experienced attorney for free with no obligation now.
We know that one of your first questions after an injury accident case may be: How much does a Michigan car accident lawyer cost me? You’re not alone in wondering. Many people imagine that hiring a lawyer is expensive. Not so! At Michigan Auto Law, we will never ask you to pay any fees unless and until we win your case. You don’t pay anything up front or out-of-pocket. Our attorneys are paid at the end of the case and only if a recovery is made for you first. This is called a contingency fee, which means we only get paid if you get paid – which means we win your case first. And you always get our 100% client satisfaction guarantee.
When you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, you will want to hire a lawyer who specializes in car accidents. An experienced car accident lawyer will help you understand how much your case is worth. He or she will know how to prove all the harms and losses you have suffered. Most important, your lawyer will know how to maximize your settlement and how to negotiate with the insurance companies to get you the full value of your case. In Michigan, this can include compensation for losses such as current and future medical costs, lost wages and future loss of earnings, and pain and suffering compensation for your injuries. Having a lawyer who has a proven record of settlements will increase the settlement value of an injury claim.
Don’t take our word for it. The insurance industry’s own data shows that a person who is represented by an experienced attorney recovers significantly more than a person who is not represented by an attorney. Also, at Michigan Auto Law, you don’t pay unless we win. Our car accident lawyers will handle all aspects of your injury case so you can focus on recovering and trying to put your life back together. We are always here to answer any questions about the case, the process, the law, the insurance company, the adjuster, the judge or anything else. We’re here for you.
You are not legally required to hire a Michigan car accident lawyer after a crash that isn’t your fault. However, doing so is often in your best interests to make the best possible legal settlement. An attorney that specializes in auto crash cases can help you determine if you’re entitled to pain and suffering compensation or other economic damages. Similarly, a lawyer can help insure that you receive all of the medical benefits and lost wages payments you’re entitled to under the auto No-Fault insurance law. Additionally, an attorney may be able to help with claims to repair vehicle damage caused by the accident. The right lawyer can help you win compensation and protect your legal rights, so you can focus on your medical recovery and getting back to fully living your life.
Each case is unique, so it’s a difficult question to answer but in general there are several factors that can help answer how long a settlement will take. These include: your injuries, prognosis and current future medical needs; whether you are partially or fully disabled from working; whether your injuries have resulted in an impairment that affects your ability to lead your normal life; whether your injuries will necessitate “excess” coverage for medical bills and lost wages; the experience, track record and reputation of your lawyer (attorneys known for going to trial can settle cases for money and often much faster); the at-fault driver’s auto insurance company, adjuster, defense lawyer and liability limits.
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Michigan Auto Law consistently wins record-breaking verdicts and settlements in Michigan on behalf of victims like you. Even more important than our record settlements in Michigan is how we treat the people we help. To see what our own clients have to say about the caring, compassion, and communication they received from us, you can read in their own words about their experience here on our testimonials from victims we have helped. You can also read about our 100% client satisfaction guarantee.
We’re here for you – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And there’s never any fee or obligation. If you have questions about your potential case, call Michigan Auto Law at 800-777-0028. You can also fill out our contact form for a free consultation with one of our car accident lawyers.