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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)

This Is What You Need to Know About Michigan’s New No-Fault Law

You may be surprised to learn that the state of Michigan has recently enacted a no-fault insurance law. This means that as of July 1, 2020, every driver and their insurance policy will be impacted, in addition to individuals hurt in car accidents, including bicyclists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and more. Since these changes affect insurance policies, it’s […]

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 the 078D ramp, our client’s mother lost control of the car, sending it into another motor vehicle. As a result […]

Understanding the Changes to Michigan’s “No-Fault” Car Insurance Laws

Although the state prohibits insurers from charging “excessive rates,” residents of Michigan pay some of the highest insurance rates in the United States. This is due, in part, to the state’s “no-fault,” coverage requirement. In an effort to reduce costs for consumers, the Michigan Insurance Commissioner has issued a new law to remove the necessity […]

What Is ERISA and How Do I File a Claim?

Many employer-sponsored short-term and long-term disability insurance plans are governed by the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). ERISA regulations are in place to protect employees by establishing standards for how plan sponsors must handle benefits and claims. Your Summary Plan Description will outline the process for filing a disability claim. If your plan […]

How Do I File a No-Fault Insurance Claim?

There are two classes of liability — and associated insurance plans — in car accident law. “At-fault” car insurance, which is the norm in the majority of states, assigns liability to one party in a collision. Generally, whoever is deemed liable is responsible for covering the expenses associated with victims’ injuries (some state laws are […]

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