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  • Three Goodman Acker Attorneys Make 2020 Rising Stars℠ List
    Three Goodman Acker Attorneys Make 2020 Rising Stars℠ List

    Goodman Acker P.C. is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list for the year 2020! This is the second consecutive year all three ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Jerry Acker Chosen for Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2020 Hall of Fame
    Jerry Acker Chosen for Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2020 Hall of Fame

    Our founder and senior partner, Attorney Gerald “Jerry” Acker, has been selected for inclusion in the Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2020 Hall of Fame! Michigan Lawyers Weekly is an independent publication ...

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  • Goodman Acker Supports You Through The COVID-19 Pandemic
    Goodman Acker Supports You Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

    First off, all of us here at Goodman Acker hope that you are staying healthy and safe through this difficult time. As personal injury attorneys who have been in this field for a very long time, we ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Receives “10 Best” Honor from AIOPIA in 2019
    Goodman Acker P.C. Receives “10 Best” Honor from AIOPIA in 2019

    Our founding partner, Attorney Barry J. Goodman , has been recognized by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) since 2017, but 2019 marked the first year that Goodman Acker P.C. ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Wins $600,000 No-Fault Insurance Settlement for Injured Passenger
    Goodman Acker P.C. Wins $600,000 No-Fault Insurance Settlement for Injured Passenger

    Our client, a Detroit resident and working mother of 2 children, was riding as a passenger in her own mother’s car when an unfortunate accident occurred on the I-94 Expressway in Kalamazoo. At or near ...

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  • Turkey Dinner Giveaway Feeds Hundreds of Families in Need
    Turkey Dinner Giveaway Feeds Hundreds of Families in Need

    To celebrate our 25 th year in business, our firm decided to join Fellowship Chapel’s 30-year-old tradition of giving away hundreds of turkey dinners to families in need in Detroit for Thanksgiving. ...

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  • Goodman Acker, P.C. Big Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker, P.C. Big Turkey Giveaway

    Goodman Acker, P.C. to Hand Out Thanksgiving Dinners - We’re Joining Forces with Fellowship Chapel to Help Needy Families this Holiday Season As Thanksgiving approaches, we are thankful for the love ...

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  • Goodman Acker Groundbreaking Spot Thanks Detroit While Changing the Way Personal Injury Firms Advertise
    Goodman Acker Groundbreaking Spot Thanks Detroit While Changing the Way Personal Injury Firms Advertise

    Goodman Acker, the respected Detroit-area personal injury firm, is celebrating its 25 th anniversary with a special ‘thank you’ ad that pays tribute to the many faces that are helping bring life back ...

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  • Attorney Gerald Acker Named to 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
    Attorney Gerald Acker Named to 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

    Goodman Acker P.C. in Detroit is excited to announce that Attorney Gerald Acker – who is also a founding partner of our law firm – has once again been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America . He is ...

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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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