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Truck Accidents

Steve Matz and his team have been practicing law in Michigan for decades. They’ve logged hundreds of thousands of miles traveling to virtually every county in Michigan’s lower and upper peninsulas, meeting with clients, and doing the work necessary to earn significant settlements on their clients’ behalf.

Our Fee is 22% not 33%

We won’t let insurance companies prevent a generous settlement.

If you’re injured because of the negligence of a truck driver, you have the right to claim compensation. But beware. Insurance companies will create obstacles to claims, making it difficult for accident victims to get the medical care and compensation they deserve. To protect your rights, you need lawyers who work on truck accident cases every day.

At Matz Injury Law, we want to help you obtain the compensation you need to rebuild your life. We have the knowledge, resources, and determination to succeed in challenging cases involving tractor-trailer accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, and other acts of negligence.

Focused on your future.

When we meet with you (whether in person or by Zoom,) we’ll listen to you and your concerns, explain the legal process and the issues in your case, and show you what can be done to help you get medical care and compensation.

Getting you medical care is our number one priority. If you don’t have a doctor, we can help make sure you find the right doctor and receive the care and treatment you need without being burdened by insurance company delays or restrictions on your doctors.

We’ll also identify all possible sources of compensation. This could include Michigan no-fault, uninsured/underinsured coverage, workers’ compensation, liability insurance of the other driver, the insurance covering the owner of the at-fault vehicle, and policies covering you, your family members, and others.

We’ll handle all aspects of your case. Our firm will communicate directly with insurance companies, adjusters, your benefits and medical bills, your property damage claim and others. This will give you the time to focus on getting better.

We seek full compensation. Matz Injury Law will work tirelessly to help you get full compensation for all your losses, including medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

We won’t leave money on the table. We’ll try to resolve your case for the maximum value of your claim. During the legal process, we’ll provide constant updates, keep you informed of important developments and provide supportive counsel at the right time.

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Recent Settlements


  • Shoulder Separation In Wexford Results In $360,000 Settlement
    Fractures, sprains & soft tissue injuries, Verdicts & Settlements

    $360,000 settlement on behalf of a 28 year-old dairy worker who suffered a separated shoulder.

  • Vacationing Motorist Receives $400,000 Settlement In Roscommon
    Car Accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $400,000 for a vacationing motorist whose SUV was struck by a pickup truck that crossed the center line on an icy northern Michigan road.

  • $600,000 Settlement In Kent
    Head and brain injuries, Verdicts & Settlements

    $600,000 settlement for a mild closed head injury victim.

  • $170,000 For Injured Construction Worker Struck On Icy Road
    Pedestrian and bicycle accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $170,000 settlement for a construction worker who suffered a shoulder injury when struck by a driver on an icy road in Clare County.

  • Automobile/Pedestrian Accident Yields $200,000 In Isabella
    Pedestrian and bicycle accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $200,000 settlement on behalf of a young woman who suffered leg and foot fractures after an automobile/pedestrian collision.

  • $200,000 Settlement In St. Clare County Collision
    Pedestrian and bicycle accidents, Truck Accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $200,000 settlement in a rural county for a 4 year-old who died as a result of a truck/pedestrian collision.

  • $350,000 Settlement In Branch County Semi Collision
    Fractures, sprains & soft tissue injuries, Truck Accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $350,000 to a woman who suffered a broken arm when her vehicle was struck by a semi.

  • $825,000 Settlement For Nerve Injury Victim In Jackson County
    Car Accidents, Fractures, sprains & soft tissue injuries, Truck Accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $825,000 settlement on behalf of a 25 year-old man in a rural county with a peroneal nerve injury as a consequence of an automobile/truck collision.

  • $290,000 For 70 Year-Old Accident Victim
    Car Accidents, Rear-end, head-on and side collisions, Verdicts & Settlements

    $290,000 for a 70 year-old woman whose car was broadsided by a driver who claimed he had the green light at an intersection.

  • $200,000 Settlement In Wayne County Wrongful Death Case
    Fatal car accidents, Verdicts & Settlements

    $200,000 (policy limit) settlement for the wrongful death of a recent immigrant.

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    We’ve earned $300 million+ for our Michigan clients.
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    © Matz Injury Law.
    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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