Matz Injury Law representing woman stabbed by mental health patient in Oakland County

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“A janitor who was stabbed by a mental health patient while working at Common Ground in 2015 is suing her former contractor after she says she suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, physical…

Public bus accident-notice requirement

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“I was hurt on a city bus when the driver crashed into another car. How long do I have to make an injury claim against the city?” Be careful on this one! You must file your notice of injury claims …

Do I need to hire a lawyer to apply for my no-fault benefits?

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“Do I need a lawyer to start no-fault benefits?” No. You can start your no-fault claim on your own. If you are hurt in a motor vehicle accident, you can contact your insurance company and set up yo…

PIP benefits for injury while doing repairs to car?

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“Can I get no-fault benefits if I am injured while doing maintenance on my car, even if it is not running?” Yes, the No-Fault Law says that PIP benefits are available for injuries that occur during…

Serious Impairment

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“Do I have to have a permanent injury to qualify for money damages against the other driver in a Michigan no-fault case?” This is a question we answer in one form or another just about every day in…

Social Security Disability and PIP

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“If I am disabled in a Michigan auto collision, and therefore receive Social Security Disability benefits, can I still receive no-fault PIP wage loss benefits as well?” Michigan courts have ruled t…

PIP benefits for injury during vehicle unloading?

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“If I get hurt while I am loading or unloading my vehicle, can I get PIP benefits?” Yes, if you are injured by making contact with equipment permanently mounted to the vehicle, or if you are liftin…

Does third party coverage apply to intentional auto injuries?

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“I know I can sue a driver who carelessly runs into me and hurts me seriously, but what happens if that driver hurt me on purpose?” Many people are hurt by drivers who intentionally crash into them…

PIP for motorcylist

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“If I am riding my motorcycle, and am hit by a car, which insurance company pays my no-fault benefits?” A motorcycle is not considered a “motor vehicle” under the common definitions in the No-Fault…

Wage loss for self-employed persons

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“How are my no-fault benefits calculated if I am self-employed?” The Michigan No-Fault Law states that an insured person will receive 85% of his or her gross income for up to three years from the d…

PIP and Social Security payments

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“Do I have to repay Social Security benefits if I get an automobile case settlement?” In some situations yes, in others, no. A person who has a sufficient employment work history, and who is sever…

Can a family member provide attendant care?

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“Can a family member, rather than a health aide, be reimbursed by no-fault for providing nursing services to an auto accident victim?” Yes, although there are several points to keep in mind. First …
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The maximum contingency fee permitted by law is actually 33 1/3%. Michigan court rules require that the attorney fee be computed on the net sum recovered after deducting all disbursements properly chargeable to the enforcement of the claim.

What does 22not33 mean, exactly?

We can charge 22% while virtually all other injury attorneys charge 33 1/3% because we are very, very, good at obtaining results for our clients. 

We do not spend millions of dollars on television ads; instead, we offer a lower fee to all our clients.  We do not have dozens of lower paid associates handling our work. All our clients are represented by Steven and Jared Matz. Steven Matz started the firm in 1977 and since then has dedicated his life to representing injury victims.  Jared joined the firm in 2016 but grew up listening to stories, discussing theories, and generally learning at the dinner table about how to effectively and compassionately represent injury victims. Jared Matz was literally born to represent individuals involved in motor vehicle crashes.

All of our cases are handled on a contingency fee and all our cases are handled at 22%. Whether the case settles or goes through trial, the fee does not change. While our competitors make excuses as to why they charge so much, we are obtaining results for our clients at a lower fee.

At a typical television advertising law firm, your first call will be handled by a receptionist, who may refer you to an intake person, who will discuss your claim with an intake manager, who then discusses your claim with an associate, who may then report to a partner. You may never speak with the person whose name is at the top of the letterhead. At Matz Injury Law you will always speak with either Steven Matz or Jared Matz.

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