Michigan Lawyer Blog

Year: 2016

 

Personal Injury Results

$15.3 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

$3 MILLION | PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT (INGHAM COUNTY, MI)

$2.1 MILLION | PREMISES LIABILITY (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$2 MILLION | TRUCK ACCIDENT (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$1.9 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

Understanding Responsibility as the Host of a New Year’s Celebration

As many already know, New Year’s Eve brings about the largest parties and celebrations of the year. While this can be an enjoyable evening to spend with family, friends, and other close loved ones from the comfort of your own home, it is important you understand liabilities to ensure you and your guests are protected. […]

Understanding Michigan’s Dram Shop Laws

According to Michigan’s dram shop laws, which are explained in the Compiled Laws section 436.1801, vendors can be held responsible for alcohol-related accidents if the action of the vendor (bar, restaurant, shop, or other seller) providing the alcoholic product was a foreseeable cause of the injuries suffered. However, the vendor’s liability is not automatic. Before […]

Michigan Enhances 911 Services Statewide

Recently, Lt. Governor Brian Calley announced that enhanced 911 services are now available to communities across the state of Michigan with funding from the Fiscal Year 2017 budget. This change came as the result of a recommendation provided by the Mental Health and Wellness Commission, who suggested that response time in emergency situations can be […]

Goodman Acker, P.C. Selected as Winner of City of Southfield’s 2016 Community Pride Program

Our legal team of Detroit personal injury attorneys at Goodman Acker, P.C. is pleased to announce that our firm was selected by the City of Southfield as a winner in their 2016 Community Pride Program. About the Selection Process This program, which is sponsored annually by the city, the Garden Club, and Southfield Parks, encourages and promotes beautification […]

Barry Goodman Participates in Distinguished Clown Corps at the America’s Thanksgiving Parade®

For the third consecutive year, Attorney Barry Goodman will be participating in the Distinguished Clown Corps at the America’s Thanksgiving Parade® in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. For more than three decades, more than 2,000 clowns have made touched the hearts of many individuals as they make their yearly appearance, sharing their smiles that create memories for millions. This […]

Medical Provider Reimbursement Case Moves to Michigan Supreme Court

  Can doctors, medical service providers, and hospitals file suits against no-fault insurers seeking payment for services they have rendered to individuals in car accidents? If they can, can these medical providers safeguard their rights to reimbursement by sending written notices to no-fault insurers regarding their intent to collect pay on their own? The Michigan […]

Goodman Acker Takes Pies to the Face to “Whip” Childhood Cancer

From November 1 through November 14, the Detroit personal injury lawyers and legal professionals at Goodman Acker P.C. took part in the #WhipCancer challenge in an effort to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer. Thirty two employees were divided into six teams and competed against each other to raise the most money.All funds raised from the challenge were […]

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