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  • How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 15-Jan-2018

    According to a study conducted by the Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee, elderly patients suffer abuse in 1 in every 3 nursing homes. There are millions of people who live in nursing homes all throughout the United States, and statistics show that roughly 40% of all adults will wind up living in a nursing home at some point in their lives. If so many nursing ...
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  • Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 10-Jan-2018

    Even the most docile animals can be unpredictable. Dogs who are triggered to attack may seem like otherwise kind animals, however, the right type of provocation, whether intentional or not, can lead dogs to attack quickly and without hesitation. Such attacks can lead to serious contusions, puncture wounds, broken bones, or even death. If you were injured by a dog bite after the dog was provoked, ...
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  • Why You Should Stay in Your Car After an Accident

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 4-Jan-2018

    After a car wreck, some drivers and passengers make the mistake of getting out of their vehicle to check the damage or direct traffic. However, this is a dangerous, and even fatal, action. Recent crashes in Michigan prompted the Michigan State Police to post a warning on Twitter of the hazards of getting out of your car after an accident. Specifically, three people were killed over the course of ...
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  • Labor Complications: When It's Time to Involve a Birth Injury Lawyer

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 29-Dec-2017

    Issues during labor and delivery are every parent’s worst nightmare. Mothers that experience problems during the birthing process should have proper medical attention and action, but what happens when a medical professional fails to address and provide adequate care for labor complications? Well, it can put both the mother and baby in severe danger, resulting in permanent injuries or sadly, ...
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  • What To Do After An Accident With an Underinsured Motorist

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 26-Dec-2017

    Automobile accidents are always a bit jarring, especially if the other motorist is not prepared for a crash. If you are in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, you could be left to deal with unreasonable fees, even if the accident was not your fault. Learn more about underinsured motorists and discover what you can do to protect yourself if you or someone you love is injured in a ...
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  • Did You Receive a Defective Gift?

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 19-Dec-2017

    Each holiday season, we share the joy of gift giving with our friends, colleagues and loved ones. Sadly, there is a chance that one of the gifts you receive—whether it’s sports equipment, electronics, vehicle accessories or home décor—will result in your injury. A defective product, which typically has faulty manufacturing or a design flaw, can be a danger to the user or ...
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  • Attorney Barry Goodman of Goodman Acker P.C. Named to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 19-Dec-2017

    Our team at Goodman Acker P.C. is thrilled to announce our very own Attorney Barry Goodman has been named to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® award. This exciting achievement highlights his sincere dedication to excellence and success, particularly on behalf of our clients. Selection to this particular honor is invitation-only, and is delegated to only the best of the best in the ...
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  • Are You Getting All the Benefits You Deserve After A Car Accident?

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

    In the state of Michigan, drivers are legally required to carry some form of no-fault car insurance. Established in 1973, this unique form of insurance allows drivers to make a claim against their own insurance company, regardless of who is at fault in a car accident. While the benefits you are supposed to receive are extensive, collecting compensation can sometimes be easier said than done. ...
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  • Staying Safe During the Holidays

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

    The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, enjoying good food, opening gifts and getting your party on. However, whether you’re traveling in your car or hosting a soiree in your home, it’s also important to remember safety, because things can get hectic during the holidays. Here are a few important things to consider to help you and your loved ones stay safe. On ...
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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Earns 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys Recognition

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 11-Dec-2017

    Our legal team at Goodman Acker P.C. is excited to share the news of Attorney Barry Goodman’s most recent achievement as one of the “10 Best” personal injury attorneys. This recognition is bestowed by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, a prestigious rating service focused on finding the very best legal professionals in each region in the United States. Attorney ...
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  • Goodman Acker Attorney Ronita Bahri Named To Michigan Lawyers Weekly 'Up And Coming Class Of 2017'

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 11-Dec-2017

    We are proud to announce that Ronita Bahri, associate attorney at Goodman Acker, has received the ‘Up and Coming Lawyers Award Class of 2017’ from Michigan Lawyers Weekly. This award recognizes legal practitioners who are establishing a name for themselves, go above and beyond, and display the ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers ...
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  • Nursing Home Negligence Is a Type of Abuse

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

    Placing your elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility isn’t a decision that’s taken lightly. Finding the right long-term care facility requires thorough online research, friendly phone calls and in-person meetings. Unfortunately, not every facility will provide the minimum standard of care you might assume. Sadly, gross negligence is quite prevalent in nursing ...
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  • The 10 Most Dangerous Toys of 2017

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 7-Dec-2017

    The biggest risks of children’s toys are choking and suffocation. This holiday season, make sure you do the proper research before you gift a child a toy, even if it’s one they’ve been wanting. Some of the most popular toys on the market are some of the most dangerous. While some of the toys listed below have previously been recalled, some are still out there, available for ...
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  • Seeking Compensation for Emotional Trauma: What You Need to Know

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 30-Nov-2017

    After you’re injured at the fault of another’s negligence or recklessness, you want to get compensation. You’re going to get expensive medical bills in the mail for medications, surgery, riding in an ambulance, and other treatments. On top of that, you might be out of work and without a steady income. A personal injury claim will give you the chance to recover compensation for ...
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  • Barry Goodman continues his tradition of clowning around at America's Thanksgiving Parade

    Posted By Goodman Acker P.C. || 30-Nov-2017

    Barry Goodman, Attorney and Partner of the Southfield personal injury law firm of Goodman Acker, P.C, continued his tradition of giving back to the city of Detroit at America’s Thanksgiving Parade. For the fourth consecutive year, Goodman dressed up as a clown and walked down Woodward Avenue as part of the Distinguished Clown Corps. Over the years, Attorney Barry Goodman knew of other men ...
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