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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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  • Does No-Fault Car Insurance Cover Pain and Suffering Damages?
    Does No-Fault Car Insurance Cover Pain and Suffering Damages?

    A car accident causes extensive financial distress. Injury victims and their families must pay for medical bills, the cost of repairing a vehicle, and other expenses. In addition to the financial ...

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  • Does Not Wearing a Helmet Affect Motorcycle Accident Claims?
    Does Not Wearing a Helmet Affect Motorcycle Accident Claims?

    It is well known that not wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle is dangerous. By not wearing a helmet, you greatly increase your likelihood of sustaining a devastating head injury. A lesser-known ...

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  • Do I Need to Speak to the Other Driver's Insurance Company?
    Do I Need to Speak to the Other Driver's Insurance Company?

    After a car accident , it is a common practice to exchange insurance information with the other driver. However, in a no-fault state like Michigan, you can receive compensation for your collision ...

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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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  • How Are Costs Covered When a Passenger is Injured in an Accident?
    How Are Costs Covered When a Passenger is Injured in an Accident?

    In no-fault states, drivers who are injured in a car accident can rely on their own insurance company to cover the cost of damages. This differs from fault-based states, which require drivers to file ...

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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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  • Why You Shouldn’t Dismiss Your Minor Injuries After a Car Accident
    Why You Shouldn’t Dismiss Your Minor Injuries After a Car Accident

    While suffering from minor injuries in a car accident can be frustrating and stressful, you may be counting your blessings that they aren’t catastrophic and require you to pay handsomely for medical ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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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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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

    Read More
  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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