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Goodman Acker Welcomes 2 Seasoned Attorneys

Nicole McCarthy and Scott Fanzini join the quickly growing team Goodman Acker announces the addition of two new attorneys to their ever-growing team: Scott Fanzini and Nicole McCarthy. Their expertise and reputation in the state of Michigan will allow the firm to serve a greater pool of clients and partners. “We’re thrilled to have Scott […]

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When to Hire a Lawyer

It might seem like the decision to consult with an attorney should be black and white, but it isn’t always that simple. Sometimes emotions can get in the way, causing you to be confused about whether or not it’s necessary. If you’re on the fence and wondering if seeking legal representation is the right choice […]

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 medical benefits for your auto insurance policy issued or renewed after July 1, 2020: $50,000 in medical coverage $250,000 in medical coverage $500,000 in […]

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 counting of absentee votes at the TCF (formerly Cobo) Center on Nov. 3-4. The lawsuits seek relief ranging from blocking certification of the vote to an […]

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, “Honorees were selected by Crain’s editorial staff based on their career accomplishments, impact in their field and contributions to their community, and to reflect […]

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

On May 30, 2019, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill into law aimed at reducing insurance costs for Michigan’s motorists. The new insurance coverage options granted by the bill officially go into effect on July 1, 2020. Michigan drivers must now choose one of the following levels of protection to receive no-fault medical benefits for […]

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 that provides the latest news in the world of Michigan law. The editorial board of the newspaper annually selects 20 attorneys to be inducted into their Hall of […]

Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers Suspended

In response to an increased demand for supplies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, hours of service regulations have been suspended. These regulations, established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), define the amount of time that truck drivers can safely stay on the road during a shift. Hours of service regulations minimize driver fatigue and […]