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  • What Can You Sue For After a Car Accident?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 16-Jun-2017

    In an ideal world, people who were 0% responsible for a car accident would receive 100% of their damages through compensation given either in a settlement or through a jury verdict. However, this is not the case for many car accident lawsuits, as some damages can only be claimed in some circumstances but not in others. Liable parties can also only be expected to pay certain damages based on each ...
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  • Delta Airlines Sex Assault Lawsuit Filed By Goodman Acker, P.C.

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 15-Jun-2017

    Goodman Acker P.C. filed a lawsuit against Delta Airlines and its’ affiliate ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., on behalf of a Garden City woman. Costigan was sexually assaulted by a man while in flight from Myrtle Beach to Detroit on July 27, 2016, Delta Airlines Flight 5203. A man sitting in first class was seen exposing himself and masturbating by airline personnel 40 minutes into the two-hour ...
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  • How are Car Accident Settlements Paid?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 12-Jun-2017

    One of the most common types of personal injury claims filed in America are those originating from car accidents. Traffic collisions have become so frequent, you are more likely to know someone who has been in an accident, or have been in one yourself, than not. With all of these car accident claims being filed, how are the courtrooms not clogged with cases? The truth is the vast majority of car ...
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  • What to Do When a Car Accident Isn't Your Fault

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 9-Jun-2017

    A car accident that you did not cause is still a car accident that will be a problem for you. Plenty of issues and complications are sure to arise, but you can try to mitigate them by knowing what to do ahead of time. Otherwise, you might find yourself simply guessing and making mistakes after being in a collision. Here is a quick list of the most important things to do after being in a car ...
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  • Semi-Truck Accident Victim Speaks Out About Drowsy Driving | Goodman Acker Appears on WXYZ Channel 7 News

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 8-Jun-2017

    On Thursday, June 1 st WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit News interviewed Ian Seaman, a 21-year old college student who was run over by a semi-truck on the shoulder of Northbound I-75 Expressway. Seaman was a pedestrian lawfully standing on the shoulder of the expressway near 9 Mile Road Exit in Hazel Park when a semi-truck ran off the expressway, struck a concrete wall and turned into Seaman. As a result, ...
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  • How the Personal Injury Claim Process Works

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 5-Jun-2017

    Everyone who files a personal injury claim wants to know how long it will be until the process ends and they receive their fair compensation. Some cases are going to settle in only a few weeks but others could take upwards of two years due to complications and a massive total of damages. However, regardless of the full duration of a claim’s timeline, or the type of accident that calls for a ...
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  • Goodman Acker Represents Woman in Madison Heights Auto Accident

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 28-May-2017

    Personal injury cases can occur from a variety of accidents, but the most common are auto accidents. At Goodman Acker, we strive to make it our goal to defend those whom have been injured in an auto accident by no fault of their own. We recently represented a Madison Heights resident in a personal injury case in which she was severely injured--thanks to our tenacity and passion to fight for ...
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  • Barry Goodman Named to AIOPIA 10 Best in Michigan List

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 23-May-2017

    Goodman Acker P.C. is pleased to announce that Detroit Personal Injury Attorney and Firm Partner Barry J. Goodman has been selected among the 10 Best in Michigan for 2017 by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA). This is the third consecutive year Attorney Goodman has been named to the AIOPIA 10 Best list. The American Institute of Legal Counsel, which operates the AIOPIA ...
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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Represents Detroit Woman in Rear-End Accident Case

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 22-May-2017

    Goodman Acker P.C. and our team of Detroit personal injury attorneys have recently filed an injury claim for our client, who was hurt severely in a rear-end car accident last year while traveling on the I-96 Expressway. Our client, who is a 40-year old mother to six children and professional entrepreneur, came to a complete stop, as mandated by traffic signals at the time, while traveling ...
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  • What Are My Disability Rights?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 17-May-2017

    When a disability or mental impairment prevents you from working and earning a living wage, you might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a social program that provides financial benefits which often prove critical in helping recipients navigate their recoveries and lives. SSDI benefits are crucial to those who need them, but the process of applying and being approved for ...
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  • How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 12-May-2017

    Social Security Disability Insurance ( SSDI ) is the social safety net that can make the difference for individuals who are unable to engage in substantial gain activity and earn an income due to a physical disability or mental impairment. Because SSDI is essential to providing the financial support people need when recovering from a temporary disability or when navigating the challenges of ...
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  • Goodman Acker Now Accepting Birth Injury Cases for Michigan Families

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 4-May-2017

    Goodman Acker P.C. is committed to protecting the rights of victims and families who suffer harm and losses in incidents that could and should have been prevented. Over the years, our award-winning lawyers have utilized decades of combined experience to handle even the most challenging cases, including those involving medical malpractice and errors committed by physicians in whom patients placed ...
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  • Goodman Acker Represents Families of Victims Killed in Fatal Detroit Car Accident

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 3-May-2017

    Goodman Acker P.C. is representing four people who were involved in a tragic car accident early this April. The victims in the crash involved a 20-year old man, Zachary Garrison, and his 20-year-old girlfriend, Angel Careathers, both of whom were killed in the collision. Two passengers in the back seat, Angel’s sister Krystal, a 16-year-old, and Zachary’s sister Mesiah, 18-year-old, ...
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  • Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 27-Apr-2017

    Yes - You Can File For Compensation Of Your Injuries! Each dog attack story is different and the injuries that can result can also vary drastically. For example, one of our most recent cases took place at an apartment complex in Detroit, Michigan. Our client, a 34-week pregnant woman, was walking outside her apartment complex around 7:00 p.m. She saw 2 dogs unleashed so she turned around and began ...
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  • Southfield Michigan Based Goodman Acker P.C. Prepares Federal Lawsuit on Woman's Behalf

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 27-Apr-2017

    SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN —Goodman Acker P.C. is preparing to file a lawsuit against Delta Air Lines on behalf a Garden City woman. The victim was sexually assaulted by a man while in flight from Myrtle Beach to Detroit on July 27, 2016. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the man was seen masturbating by a Flight Attendant 40 minutes into the two-hour flight. Instead of arresting him ...
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      AUTO ACCIDENT Wayne County, Michigan

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      PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT Ingham County, Michigan

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