Lansing, Livonia & Metro Detroit Personal Injury Attorneys
Helping Personal Injury Victims in Michigan for 40 Years
If you were injured or if your loved one was tragically killed, and you believe someone else is to blame, you could have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. By filing a claim, you can seek financial compensation for your damages, including your medical care costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and more.
At Bahrie Law, we believe that no one should have to suffer the consequences of another person or company’s negligent or wrongful conduct. Our Lansing, Livonia and Metro Detroit personal injury attorneys are here to help you fight for the justice you deserve, as well as the recovery you are owed. In our 40+ years in practice, we have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients—and we are ready to put our experience, resources, and skills on your side.
Who Can File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
Most personal injury claims fall under what is known as the legal theory of negligence. Under this theory, you can file a lawsuit if you can prove that another person or party caused your injuries and damages through negligent or wrongful acts or omissions. In other words, if someone else was at fault, you could have grounds for a claim.
There are many specific legalities that apply to different types of personal injury claims, but one you should be aware of is the doctrine of comparative negligence. Under this doctrine, injured victims can still file personal injury lawsuits against at-fault parties when they share some of the blame. In Michigan, you can seek compensation for your economic damages regardless of your percentage of fault; however, you can only seek compensation for non-economic damages if you are found to be less than 50% at fault. In either case, your total recovery will be reduced by your at-fault percentage.
How Long Do You Have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Michigan?
All states have what are known as statutes of limitations on personal injury lawsuits. The statute of limitations dictates how much time you have to file a claim—if you fail to bring your claim within the designated timeframe, your case will be tossed out.
In Michigan, the statute of limitations on most personal injury lawsuits is three years from the date of the accident/injury or three years from the date on which the injury was discovered/reasonably could have been discovered. In the latter scenario, this typically corresponds to the date of diagnosis.
Michigan does not have a specific statute of limitations for cases involving wrongful death. As such, wrongful death cases follow the statute of limitations for the underlying cause of action, which is typically negligence. In such cases, the person filing the lawsuit has three years from the date of death to bring their case before the court.
From our offices in Lansing and Livonia, we proudly represent clients throughout the state in complex personal injury cases.
We can assist you with claims involving the following and more:
If you or your loved one has suffered significant harm due to someone else’s careless, reckless, or negligent conduct, you deserve a chance at recovery. Our Lansing and Livonia personal injury lawyers are here to help you take on the liable party and fight for the maximum compensation you are owed. We have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients and have helped countless individuals and families get back on their feet. Learn how we can help you, too.
We understand what hard work is like, and we are here to help you present your case, Request a free consultation today by calling us at (800) 785-9924 or by contacting us online.
The law does not require you to hire a personal injury lawyer to file a claim—but there are many reasons to do so. The legal system is complex and involves a great deal of paperwork, numerous deadlines, and various negotiations, arbitrations, mediations, hearings, and trials. An experienced attorney can help you prepare for and navigate these and other challenges.
When you hire Bahrie Law, you can count on our Lansing and Livonia personal injury lawyers to provide you with:
- Dedicated, one-on-one representation and support
- Comprehensive preparation for all legal proceedings
- Aggressive advocacy, both in and out of the courtroom
- Answers to your questions, as well as personalized guidance and counsel
- Information you need to make empowered decisions about your future
Our attorneys not only know the law but are intimately familiar with the local court systems throughout Michigan. We are known by judges and opponents for our aggressive approach to negotiation and trial, as well as our commitment to fighting for our clients’ rights until the very end.
Request a free initial consultation today by calling us at (800) 785-9924 or by contacting us online.
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$1,775,000 Wrongful Death In Jail
The client had swallowed windshield-wiper fluid but police reportedly thought he was drunk. Case settled in with one defendant and went to trial with the other
$550,000 Auto Accident
The driver likely was not paying attention to the road as he ran a stop sign and failed to yield before crossing an intersection and crashed into a large tree. The client underwent 3 shoulder surgeries. The case settled at mediation.
$415,000 Auto accident
$328,494 Worker's Compensation
$300,000 Auto Accident
The client was driving in a residential neighborhood when Defendant accelerated out of her driveway in reverse and collided with the client’s vehicle.
$300,000 Auto Accident
The at-fault driver ran a stop sign and collided with a vehicle in which the client—who was pregnant with a 22-week old unborn child—was a passenger.
$255,000 Car Accident
$250,000 Auto Accident
The client was a passenger in a single-vehicle rollover accident caused by an intoxicated driver. The client injured her neck requiring surgery but made a good recovery post-surgery.
$180,000 Workers' Compensation
$163,000 Workers' Compensation