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Category: Slip & Fall Accident

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Michigan Court Overturns Dismissal of Premises Case Represented by Goodman Acker Law Firm

In a unanimous decision, the State of Michigan Court of Appeals recently overturned the Trials Court’s dismissal of our client’s lawsuit resulting from a slip and fall on ice. Goodman Acker is representing the Detroit, Michigan client. Our client was taking his garbage to the communal dumpster of his apartment complex when he fell in […]

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Can I Sue Someone for Failing to Provide Adequate Security?

Premises liability laws protect people who are injured because of another party’s negligent property management. Under these laws, injury victims can sue a home or business owner for the damages that resulted from their carelessness. Often, premises liability cases involve incidents such as slip-and-fall accidents that result from a property owner’s failure to repair a safety […]

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I Was Injured Due to my Landlord’s Negligence — What’s Next?

One of the advantages of renting over buying property is that if something in your home needs to be repaired, your landlord is responsible for addressing the maintenance issues. Landlords, like all property owners, have an obligation to safely maintain the buildings they own. What if your landlord fails to fulfill their responsibility, either by […]

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Goodman Acker Files Lawsuit For Northville Michigan Trip & Fall Injuries

Last month we were interviewed by Channel 7 WXYZ’s Andrea Isom for a trip and fall claim we are pursuing on behalf of our client, Pamela Flanigan. Mrs. Flanigan was out on a shopping trip with her daughter in the days before Christmas 2018 when she tripped and fell on a 1 foot ledge. She […]

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Northville, MI Trip & Fall Accident Being Investigated by Goodman Acker Law Firm

Corporations and property owners in Michigan have a duty to make sure their property is safe and free of hazards… so one would think. Michigan courts have historically held that if what caused you to fall was “open and obvious” the property owner cannot be held responsible. Michigan’s Open and Obvious Danger Doctrine protects property […]

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Do You Have a Slip and Fall Case?

People trip and slip every day with few consequences, but when those incidents are caused by another person’s error or negligence, you may have a personal injury case on your hands. Slip and fall cases are a type of personal injury lawsuit designed to help individuals who are seriously harmed after tripping, slipping, or falling. […]

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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 to do so could come back to haunt them. Whether the property is a shop, restaurant, park, or private residence, the owner of […]

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Tips for Avoiding Slip & Falls This Winter

In Michigan, the magic of winter brings downhill skiing and snowboarding, dog sledding, ice fishing and other fun snow activities, but not everything is gold. During the winter, slip and fall accidents increase due to the ice and snow that create slippery surfaces on the sidewalks, porches, and driveways. If you live in an area […]

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Attorney Acker Files Dearborn Slip-and-Fall Suit in Wayne County Court

Attorney Gerald Acker of Goodman Acker, P.C. has filed a suit with the Circuit Court in Wayne County on behalf of a client who was injured in a slip-and-fall accident in his local grocery store in Dearborn. The client, a 69-year-old man, was involved in the incident back on February 6th, 2016, when he fell […]

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