If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, you need a Michigan wrongful death lawyer with the experience, skill, resources and proven results to fight for you and to protect you. That is exactly what you get with the attorneys at Michigan Auto Law. 

We Specialize In Fatal Automobile Crash Cases

Our Michigan wrongful death lawyers specialize in fatal automobile crash cases where they help people like you who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of an at-fault driver of a car or truck. A fatal automobile crash is one where a person has lost his or her life due to the “wrongful act, neglect or fault of another.” (MCL 600.2922(1))

Michigan Wrongful Death Lawyers With More Than Fifty Years Of Experience Winning Cases

We have more than 50 years of experience recovering record-breaking car crash 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 attorney or law firm in Michigan.

Top Reported Settlements And Verdicts In The State

Our success in recovering record-breaking settlements and trial verdicts for our clients means that our attorneys can often settle fatal automobile crash cases faster and for significantly more money. Let our Michigan wrongful death lawyers leverage their success to help you.

Known For Our Caring, Compassion, Communication and Integrity

The help that our attorneys provide to people is all done with a commitment of caring, compassion and communication and a reputation for the highest integrity within the legal profession. 

The Michigan wrongful death lawyers at our firm are among the most awarded Michigan car accident attorneys. In fact, our law firm 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 attorneys ranked as “Super Lawyers” than any other Michigan personal injury law firm, including two attorneys ranked among the top 50 attorneys in the state, in a review of over 60,000 attorneys of all areas of practice.

We Pride Ourselves On Working Hard For Our Clients

We appreciate the recognition, legal honors, and awards. But what we are most proud of is how hard our attorneys work to help our clients and their families get through what is likely one of the most difficult, emotional and stressful experiences in their lives.

The many honors and legal awards that our attorneys have received simply reflect the hard work, caring and compassion that we put into helping each one of our clients make the best legal recovery possible after they were hurt in a crash.

Our Mission Is To Be The Best For You

Our mission is simple: We want to be the best for you, our client. That means more than just working incredibly hard and marshaling all our experience, skill and dedication and grit to get you the best possible settlement or trial verdict. It also means treating you – every person we help – with dignity, respect, compassion and caring. 

Contact us for a free consultation. Our Michigan wrongful death lawyers are here to help.

Over 1,000 5-Star Reviews

My attorneys stood by me and restored my life. They are my guardian angels.
Angela Haynes from Farmington Hills, MI

How Our Michigan Wrongful Death Lawyers Can Help You

Our Michigan wrongful death lawyers specialize in helping people and families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of an at-fault driver. We help people from all over the state and our proven results are better than any other personal injury attorney or law firm in Michigan. 

We make sure that families understand 100% of their legal rights after they have lost a loved one in a collision. Our attorneys are here to assist and help with all aspects of your family’s claim, including: 

  • Ensuring that your loved one’s dependents are receiving all of the No-Fault insurance benefits for survivor’s loss that they are entitled to
  • Investigating and verifying all of the insurance and coverage that may be involved in your loved one’s case
  • Getting your family the best possible settlement as quickly as possible, which may include compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering as well as damages for loss of your loved one’s financial support, society and companionship

Why Do I Need A Michigan Wrongful Death Lawyer?

If you and your family lost a loved one due to the negligence of an at-fault driver of a car or truck in the state, you will need a Michigan wrongful death lawyer to help you. An experienced and specialized attorney from our firm can and will help you and your family protect your family’s legal rights to recover compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering as well as damages for loss of your loved one’s financial support, society and companionship. Michigan’s fatal car accident law for when someone dies in a car accident is complex and can present many traps for the unwary. That’s why having a skilled and experienced attorney from our law firm is so important. 

That is why it is so important to call and have a free consultation with an experienced Michigan wrongful death lawyer immediately if you lost a loved one in car accident caused by an at-fault driver.

Top Settlements

What you need in a Michigan wrongful death lawyer is an attorney who continues to break records for the top settlements for crashes in the state. That is what you will get with an attorney from our law firm.

We have recovered the top jury verdict in multiple counties for an auto crash injury and truck crash injury cases. Here are just a few examples of our recent settlements:  



The deceased’s wrongful death was caused by a distracted driver traveling at a high rate of speed who struck the deceased’s vehicle from behind while the deceased was waiting in traffic.
Personal Injury


Workplace injury settlement in Macomb County


Settlement for a Wayne County bus accident involving two buses.


A Wayne County pedestrian/bus accident occurred because a bus driver was driving while distracted and was not watching the road.


After a final insurance company offer of $14 million
The Michigan Auto Law team secured the largest-reported tractor-trailer crash settlement in the U.S. that year. It is the largest truck settlement by an attorney in the state of Michigan.


Last insurance company offer was $25,000 
Our attorneys won this Car Accident Verdict in Clinton County in a case involving a traumatic brain injury.

There is a reason why our law firm and our attorneys receive more referrals from attorneys for fatal crashes than any other law firm in the state. We continue to win cases for our clients and their families, over and over again, offering our care and compassion to hopefully lessen their burden during such a difficult and sorrowful time. 

Read more about the settlements our attorneys get for our clients: Michigan Settlements and Verdicts.

Resources from our Michigan wrongful death lawyers

If you lost a loved one due to the negligence of an at-fault driver of a car or truck, you probably have a list of questions for your Michigan wrongful death lawyer. Below our attorneys have provided helpful resources, followed by answers to the questions that they are most frequently asked.

Our attorneys answer the most frequently asked questions from people who have been injured in car accident and families who have lost loved ones.
Find straight answers to your questions about insurance protection for automobile crashes.
No-Fault survivor’s loss benefits ensure that the dependents of a fatal crash victim have the financial support their deceased loved one had been providing.
We advise you to talk with your Michigan wrongful death lawyer about the statute of limitations and any other filing deadlines that you must comply with.
Find out who can bring a lawsuit, who can recover damages through the lawsuit and the damages that are available.
Read about Michigan auto laws and consider how they relate to your family’s possible case.