Detroit Personal Injury Lawyers Fighting For The Injured
    • Bicycle Safety – What You Need to Know

      Bicyclists have the right-of-way on any road, but unfortunately, bicycle accidents happen all too often. In fact, nearly 1,800 bicycle accidents were reported in Michigan in 2016 alone. Bicyclists are ...

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    • Goodman Acker P.C. Attorney Secures Trial Victory for Victim Injured in Detroit Bicycle Accident

      Goodman Acker P.C. is pleased to announce that Associate Attorney Amanda B. Warner was recently successful in securing a trial victory on behalf of a client who suffered multiple injuries in a Detroit ...

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    • 7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

      Bicyclist Safety Tips Being a cyclist can be dangerous. With potential dangers like careless drivers, weather hazards, poorly maintained roads, and other threats, it is important that all bicyclists ...

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    • Pursue Compensation for a Birth Injury

      Birth injuries occur during labor or delivery, and are often caused by the negligence or carelessness of doctors, nurses, or hospital staff. If your child has suffered a birth injury, you could face ...

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    • Understanding Brain Injuries & Car Accidents

      Car accidents can be extremely damaging and can result in serious injuries to the driver, passengers, and any pedestrians or bicyclists involved. Some common injuries include spinal injuries, broken ...

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    • Why Wearing a Helmet Can Save Your Life

      Bicycles, when ridden correctly, are an absolutely safe, healthy, and eco-friendly form of transportation. However, in case of accident, they can leave the rider completely devastated with injuries, ...

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    • 4 of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

      Vehicle accidents can cause a countless number of injuries to various body parts. Of course, the type of injuries a car acciden t victim sustains depend on the type of collision, the impact of the ...

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    • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

      Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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    • Uninsured Motorist Benefits

      Did you know that one out of every five drivers is not insured? This means that if you were to sustain injuries in an accident you might not be able to receive the help you need. However, if you add ...

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    • Inkster Car Accident Lawsuit Filed for Head-On Collision

      We believe negligent and reckless drivers must be held accountable in court. Our firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of our injured client, who was involved in a head-on collision with another driver. ...

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    • AAJ: FDA Warning To Glaxo Highlights Dangers Of Preemption

      April 15, 2008 (Washington, DC) — As reported in the Wall Street Journal, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a serious warning to GlaxoSmithKline after discovering the drugmaker did not ...

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    • Pursue Compensation for a Birth Injury

      Birth injuries occur during labor or delivery, and are often caused by the negligence or carelessness of doctors, nurses, or hospital staff. If your child has suffered a birth injury, you could face ...

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    • Bicycle Safety – What You Need to Know

      Bicyclists have the right-of-way on any road, but unfortunately, bicycle accidents happen all too often. In fact, nearly 1,800 bicycle accidents were reported in Michigan in 2016 alone. Bicyclists are ...

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    • Goodman Acker P.C. Attorney Secures Trial Victory for Victim Injured in Detroit Bicycle Accident

      Goodman Acker P.C. is pleased to announce that Associate Attorney Amanda B. Warner was recently successful in securing a trial victory on behalf of a client who suffered multiple injuries in a Detroit ...

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    • Dog Bite Injuries & Provocation

      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 ...

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    • Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?

      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 ...

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    • Insurance Claims and Payouts for Dog-Related Injuries Reach Record High

      This week is officially National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which provides an opportunity to reflect on a number of statistics involving dog bites, dog attacks, and the rights of injured victims. ...

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    • Attorney Peri Named Michigan Association for Justice Pacesetter

      We are thrilled to announce that Brad Peri, Partner and Attorney at Goodman Acker, P.C. has been named Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) Pacesetter. Peri became a member of MAJ in July of 2011, ...

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    • Inkster Car Accident Lawsuit Filed for Head-On Collision

      We believe negligent and reckless drivers must be held accountable in court. Our firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of our injured client, who was involved in a head-on collision with another driver. ...

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    • Goodman Acker P.C. Grows with Two New Equity Partners & One New Partner: Sulolli, Acker & Peri

      Known for its client-focused approach to casework and incredible 99% success rate, Goodman Acker P.C. has become the go-to Detroit personal injury law firm for people all throughout the region. In ...

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    • Medical Malpractice Action Filed against Children's Hospital of Michigan for Bedsores

      Goodman Acker, P.C. has served Children’s Hospital of Michigan with a Notice of Intent to Sue regarding negligent medical treatment to a minor child who was under their care. The alleged malpractice ...

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    • Attorney Barry Goodman of Goodman Acker P.C. Named to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®

      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 ...

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    • Are You Getting All the Benefits You Deserve After A Car Accident?

      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 ...

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    • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

      Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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    • Medical Malpractice Action Filed against Children's Hospital of Michigan for Bedsores

      Goodman Acker, P.C. has served Children’s Hospital of Michigan with a Notice of Intent to Sue regarding negligent medical treatment to a minor child who was under their care. The alleged malpractice ...

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    • Inkster Car Accident Lawsuit Filed for Head-On Collision

      We believe negligent and reckless drivers must be held accountable in court. Our firm has filed a lawsuit on behalf of our injured client, who was involved in a head-on collision with another driver. ...

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    • Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicaid?

      While Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) recipients can get Medicare coverage, they are not able to receive Medicaid coverage. Only people with Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are ...

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    • Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases

      When you go to the doctor’s office or hospital for medical treatment, the last thing you expect is for the doctors or nurses to make a mistake while caring for you. Just like anyone else, healthcare ...

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    • Common Birth Injuries & How They're Caused

      No parent expects the happy event of their child’s birth to be marred by serious or fatal injuries, especially when those injuries were preventable. Unfortunately, all too many parents experience the ...

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    • Labor Complications: When It's Time to Involve a Birth Injury Lawyer

      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 ...

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    • Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicare?

      If you are receiving SSDI payments, can you still get Medicare benefits? The answer is yes. However, there is a waiting period involved that may hinder your ability to obtain Medicare payments right ...

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    • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

      Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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    • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

      Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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    • Motorcycle Safety Tips

      Motorcycles lack the outer protection other vehicles have, which can make them far deadlier in a crash. In fact, roughly 80% of all motorcycle accidents cause either death or an injury, whereas only ...

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    • Farm Bureau Insurance Company's "Helmetless Motorcyclist" Defense is Rejected by Court of Appeals

      According to the Michigan Court of Appeals, an uninsured motorcycle rider who was not wearing a helmet at the time of his deadly crash was not excluded from recovering no-fault insurance benefits. ...

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    • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

      Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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    • Attorney Brewer & Progress Michigan File FOIA Lawsuit Against Michigan AG Bill Schuette

      Attorney Mark Brewer of Goodman Acker, P.C. is counsel in a lawsuit recently filed against Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. The lawsuit resulted after Schuette refused a request under the ...

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    • Jordan B. Acker Receives Up & Coming Lawyers Award

      Jordan B. Acker, attorney and Director of Business Development at Goodman Acker P.C., recently received the Up & Coming Lawyers Award, Class of 2016 from Michigan Lawyers Weekly . This is an award ...

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    • Goodman Acker P.C. Represents Detroit Woman in Rear-End Accident Case

      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 ...

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    • Proposed Michigan Law May Disqualify Renters from PIP Benefits Following a Collision

      According to a recently published article, a proposed rental car law pending in the Michigan Senate may disqualify a person who rents a car from receiving No Fault Personal Injury Protection benefits ...

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    • Motorcycle Accident Lawsuits in Michigan

      Michigan has unique and sometimes complex vehicle insurance laws which place certain restrictions on personal injury lawsuits. Michigan has a no-fault state, which means that no matter who is at fault ...

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    • How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?

      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 ...

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    • Nursing Home Negligence Is a Type of Abuse

      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, ...

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    • What are the Statute of Limitations for Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits?

      In the state of Michigan, there are legal timelines in place that require victims and families to file civil lawsuits within a certain period of time following an injury or incident. These time ...

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    • School Zone Accidents & Your Rights

      Everyone knows how hectic school zones can be. You’ve got parents in a rush to drop off their children and then head to work. Then you’ve got the kids that live close enough to walk, running across ...

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    • Pedestrian Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Last 5 Years

      When you hear the term “traffic fatality,” most people think of a major car accident which resulted in a driver or passenger being killed from the impact, not necessarily a pedestrian. But over the ...

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    • Pedestrian Deaths Increase by a Near 10% in 2015

      According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, pedestrian fatalities have increased by almost 10% in just the past year. Research shows that this is the largest year-to-year increase since ...

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    • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

      Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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    • Everything You Need To Know About Premises Liability Cases

      If you were injured on another person’s property, the property owner or manager might be liable for the resulting damages. Property owners are responsible for maintaining a safe space, and any failure ...

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    • Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases

      When you go to the doctor’s office or hospital for medical treatment, the last thing you expect is for the doctors or nurses to make a mistake while caring for you. Just like anyone else, healthcare ...

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    • Federal 'Sunshine' Bill Would Bring Secret Court Documents To Light

      The Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2007 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee in March, meaning that 14 years after the first version of the bill was introduced, the light is finally dawning on ...

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    • Arbitration Fairness Act Protects Americans

      June 2, 2008 (Washington, DC) - The ruling overturning a jury’s verdict against Merck & Co., the makers of withdrawn painkiller Vioxx, shows how harmful federal preemption is to victims who are harmed ...

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    • Everything You Need To Know About Premises Liability Cases

      If you were injured on another person’s property, the property owner or manager might be liable for the resulting damages. Property owners are responsible for maintaining a safe space, and any failure ...

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    • Halloween Safety Tips to Avoid Accidents & Injuries

      Halloween is a fun time of year. Decorations go up, haunted houses advertise spooky thrills, and thousands of trick-or-treaters around the country go out in search of a sugar rush. However, with all ...

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    • Dog Chase Injuries: Can You File A Claim?

      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 ...

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    • Did You Receive a Defective Gift?

      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, ...

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    • The 10 Most Hazardous Toys of 2016

      According to research, every three minutes, a young child is treated in a United States emergency room for a toy-related injury. Additional research proves that since January 2015, roughly 19 ...

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    • What You Need to Know About Amusement Park Accidents & Liability

      While not common, accidents and injuries do happen at amusement parks. Two of the most common types of amusement park accident claims are negligence ( premises liability ) and product liability . ...

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    • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

      Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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    • 7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

      Bicyclist Safety Tips Being a cyclist can be dangerous. With potential dangers like careless drivers, weather hazards, poorly maintained roads, and other threats, it is important that all bicyclists ...

      Read More
    • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

      Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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    • Are SSDI Payments Taxable?

      Supplemental Security Income (SSI), benefits are never taxable. However, sometimes, Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) payments are taxable. Whether or not you have to pay taxes on your SSDI ...

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    • Can Marriage Affect My SSDI Eligibility?

      If you are considering marriage, there are several things you need to consider. Marriage, or remarriage, could influence your ability to continue receiving Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) ...

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    • Are SSDI Recipients Eligible for Medicaid?

      While Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) recipients can get Medicare coverage, they are not able to receive Medicaid coverage. Only people with Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are ...

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    • What Are Surgical Never Events?

      Doctors and surgeons owe a duty of care to patients. This involves providing safe, effective, and accurate medical procedures to result in an improved quality of life and wellbeing. However, surgeons ...

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    • Understanding Tire Defects & Recalls

      If car parts are in any way faulty or broken, they could become extremely dangerous and may lead to serious or fatal accidents. One of the most common types of vehicle defects has to do with faulty ...

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    • Truck Accident Liability: Who is At Fault?

      Truck accidents can be extremely damaging and may leave multiple people injured or worse. Semi-trucks weigh an average of 80,000 pounds and can cause serious devastation to anyone and anything in its ...

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    • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

      Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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    • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Michigan?

      When you lose a loved one because of the negligence or carelessness of another person, you may wish to seek justice and compensation on their behalf. To do so, one would usually pursue a wrongful ...

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    • Wrongful Death Lawsuits: The Basics

      If your loved one’s death was caused by another, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim . Wrongful death lawsuits are reserved for the family members of individuals whose death was caused ...

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    • Kalamazoo Bike Accident Leaves 5 Dead, 4 Hurt

      Five bicyclists are dead and another four are seriously injured after a pickup truck plowed into a group of riders yesterday on North Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo. The suspected drunk driver, a ...

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