Category: Personal Injuries

November 17, 2009

Car Accident Lawyer Highlights Court Trend Requiring Permanent Injuries for Plaintiffs to Win I’d like to remind my fellow car accident lawyers that judges in Michigan are forgetting injuries do not need to be permanent to be serious. This is exemplified in O’Keefe v. Auto Club, an unpublished Michigan Court of Appeals win for an …

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May 19, 2009

On May 12, 2009, Plaggemeyer v. Lee was issued by the Michigan Court of Appeals. Plaggemeyer is the latest injustice in a long line of cases since Kreiner v. Fischer. It too harms Michigan personal injury lawyers and accident victims alike. Mr. James Plaggemeyer was injured in a serious car accident. He suffered a broken …

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December 9, 2008

An attorney from Michigan Auto Law has obtained a $1 million jury verdict for his client, who sustained a severe leg injury and traumatic scarring in an auto accident. The 2008 case is yet another example of the many substantial verdicts — and settlements — that our personal injury lawyers garner on behalf of clients …

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July 29, 2008

Our accident lawyers often write and speak about the unreasonably difficult threshold law that exists in Michigan, which bars many residents who are seriously injured in car accidents from recovering money for their pain and suffering. But lawyers rarely discuss the role that automobile safety standards play in injury cases, or the misleading safety standards …

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