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We've Secured Million Dollar Results for Our Clients

  • $14,500,000.00

    $14.5 Million judgment for catastrophically injured woman struck by an exploding manhole cover while occupying the front passenger seat of a vehicle.

    AUTO ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $7,500,000.00

    $7.5 million settlement for man suffering spinal cord injury as a result of tread separation/SUV rollover.

    PRODUCTS LIABILITY Livingston County, Michigan
  • $3,000,000.00

    PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT Ingham County, Michigan
  • $2,100,000.00

    $2.1 Million Tenant struck on the head by falling brick at an apartment complex resulting in cortical blindness and neck surgery.

    NEGLIGENCE Oakland County, Michigan
  • $2,100,000.00

    PREMISES LIABILITY Oakland County, Michigan
  • $1,925,000.00

    $1,925,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a pedestrian struck by a car on the Lodge Freeway.

    PEDESTRIAN V. MOTOR VEHICLE Wayne County, Michigan
  • $1,900,000.00

    $1.9 Million settlement in third-party auto claim, for woman suffering herniated disc.

    MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $1,900,000.00

    $1.9 Million settlement in third-party auto claim, for woman suffering herniated disc.

    MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $1,200,000.00

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Wayne County, Michigan
  • $1,000,000.00

    $1 Million settlement for a client who suffered brain damage as a result of hospital negligence.

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, Oakland County, Michigan
  • $900,000.00

    PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $875,000.00

    $875,000 Dollars settlement for failure to pay disability benefits to an insured.

    BREACH OF CONTRACT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $875,000.00

    $875,000 judgment for catastrophically injured man struck by an exploding manhole cover while driving a motor vehicle.

    AUTO ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $800,000.00

    PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan
  • $760,000.00

    $760,000 settlement against City for bus accident causing herniated disc and disability

    AUTO NEGLIGENCE Wayne County, Michigan
  • $750,000.00

    $750,000 Settlement for a bicyclist who suffered injuries after being hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

    BICYCLE ACCIDENT – Wayne County, Michigan
  • $750,000.00

    $750,000 settlement for man’s loss of a hand due to a defective press.

    PRODUCTS LIABILITY Wayne County, Michigan
  • $735,000.00

    WRONGFUL DEATH Wayne County
  • $735,000.00

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, Wayne County, Michigan
  • $700,000.00

    $700,000 settlement for a patient who suffered spinal cord damage due to the negligent care of a hospital.

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Washtenaw County, Michigan
  • $592,500.00

    $592,500 settlement for male patient based on a failure to timely diagnose and treat infection.

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Wayne County, Michigan
  • $525,000.00

    MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT Macomb County, Michigan
  • $519,000.00

    $519,000 trial verdict for subcontractor injured on job site, due to lack of guardrails around open-sided floor of home under construction.

    PREMISES LIABILITY/CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENT Livingston County, Michigan
  • $479,500.00

    Medical Provider Settlement

    Settlement for a provider of cognitive rehabilitation services
  • $401,635.00

    PREMISES LIABILITY Otsego County, Michigan

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    Gerald H. Acker

    Gerald H. Acker is the founder and managing partner of Goodman Acker P.C. Since the founding of the firm in 1993, he has been instrumental in its development, growth, and continued success, including successful resolutions of countless cases and numerous million-dollar outcomes for injured clients.

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    Barry J. Goodman

    Barry J. Goodman has devoted his professional life to keeping courthouse doors open for victims seeking justice. Always a tireless advocate for his own clients, Goodman sees his responsibility as a Detroit personal injury attorney in a broader sense as well.

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    Tim Sulolli

    Tim Sulolli has learned that success in the courtroom is not necessarily achieved by trying to impress jurors with legalese. Instead, he has found that the best outcomes result when jurors have a clear understanding of the case. "What I try to do is present the case so the jury follows it," he says.

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    Raised by two hard working parents, diligence, discipline, and caring for others were instilled in Larry Maitland at a very early age. He took these characteristics and applied them to his education. Maitland was the first person in his family to graduate college and then went on to put himself through law school.

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    Bradley M. Peri

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    Jordan B. Acker

    Attorney Jordan B. Acker has dedicated his life to improving the country and his community. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History in 2006, he went to work for the Michigan Democratic Party as the Deputy Communications Director.

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    Ronita Bahri

    A native of Iraq and a Chaldean, Ronita Bahri came to the U.S. with her family as a refugee at the age of 8, settling in the Detroit area. At a young age she became trilingual, speaking her native Aramaic, Arabic (which she learned while living in Iraq and Jordan), and English here in the United States. Bahri, the youngest of six children, was the first of her family to go to college.

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    Leah Hougaboom is a personal injury attorney at Goodman Acker P.C. Leah has had a lifelong ambition to practice law and chose personal injury because of the opportunity it gives her to help injured people restore their lives after an accident.

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    Michelle Aaron

    Michelle Aaron is a skilled personal injury attorney who is fueled by her passion to make a difference in people’s lives. A tenacious advocate, Michelle fights for maximum compensation from insurance companies on behalf of injured clients.

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    Amanda B. Warner

    Backed by nearly a decade of legal experience, Attorney Amanda Warner is dedicated to helping accident victims physically and financially recover by providing relentless legal representation. Due to her exceptional work ethic, she has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 and 2016 list of Rising Stars.

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    Bart P. O'Neill

    Bart Paul O’Neill represented hospitals and physicians throughout much of his career, saturating him with a unique perspective that worked to his advantage when he made the decision to join Goodman Acker P.C. and represent patients, a move he describes as his most defining moment of his legal career.

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    Sharon Milligan

    Intake manager Sharon Milligan plays an important role for Goodman Acker in determining whether potential clients have cases. When a person calls to discuss possible legal remedies for an injury they have suffered, Milligan brings a wealth of experience that she has developed over more than 30 years in working with personal injury clients.

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    Kathryn Kunst, Goodman Acker’s Marketing Director, is responsible for the management and development of all marketing initiatives at the firm. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in marketing from Oakland University, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2009. While she never thought that she would fall into the area of marketing for attorneys, she loves her job and has been an invaluable resource to the firm.

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At Goodman Acker P.C., We Put Our Clients First

Our Detroit accident injury attorneys offer trusted, no-fee promise service.

At Goodman Acker P.C., our focus is on you. We understand the impact that a personal injury accident can have on you and your family, knowing that a full recovery can take weeks, months, or even years. As a result, you may be dealing with not only the physical pain of an injury, but also the financial distress caused by medical bills, an inability to work and the nuisance of dealing with the insurance companies.

In addition to the stress caused by the aftermath of an accident, it can be difficult to know how to best protect you and your family’s rights. This includes getting answers to your questions and choosing the right personal injury attorney to represent you. Fortunately, Goodman Acker P.C. can help! No matter how you have been injured, you can count on our team to use more than 75 years of experience to your advantage.

Call our office today at (248) 793-2010 to discuss your case. We will be able to answer any questions you have.

We're in the Business of Rebuilding Lives, One Case at a Time

At Goodman Acker P.C., we devote our full attention to every case that we represent. Starting with a free and confidential consultation, you will speak to a Detroit personal injury lawyer who will be with you for the entire duration of your case – not a paralegal. We are able to do this by maintaining a “small firm philosophy.” We also pride ourselves on the personal relationships we form with our clients, offering a complete set of client guarantees.

Just a few more reasons why you should choose Goodman Acker:

  • We have a “no recovery, no fee” policy
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  • We’ve won million-dollar results for our clients
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  • We provide free, no-obligation consultations

Our Firm Is Backed By a 99% Success Rate

Having a team that is familiar with the specifics of your case, coupled with our expertise and knowledge of the law, gives us the perfect formula for obtaining the best possible results. We have secured million-dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients, and we are not afraid to go to trial to pursue maximum compensation. We have handled thousands of personal injury lawsuits throughout the state of Michigan, and more than 99% of them have settled successfully. Knowing that you have a hard-working team on your side will put you at ease so you can focus on your recovery.

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When someone who is considering retaining our representation asks why they should hire us as opposed to another firm, the answer is simple: we work for you. We bring the knowledge, resources, and skills we have accumulated over the years to every case we handle. Our team has plenty of experience with insurance companies, and we are not afraid to fight for our clients to ensure they do not settle for an amount that is less than what they deserve. We are extensively familiar with courtroom proceedings, and have obtained a track record of success over the years.


Our Detroit personal injury attorneys understand the legal and emotional challenges experienced by victims of serious accidents. If you choose to hire our firm, we will work closely with you and your family to develop a strategy to ensure we successfully represent your interests. Goodman Acker P.C. has not only achieved numerous honors and awards, including inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list, selection amongst the Michigan Top Attorneys, and an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, but we havemore than 75 years of collective experience with a sole mission of providing our clients with the highest quality of legal services available.

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