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We only charge a 22% contingency fee of the final settlement. Other Michigan attorneys charge 331/3%.
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Car Accident Attorneys Serving Rochester, MI

Matz Injury Law’s Car Accident Lawyers

At Matz Injury Law, our Southfield personal injury lawyers have thousands of miles under our belts visiting and representing clients from across Michigan including Rochester Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Farmington, Troy, and beyond.

The attorney-client relationship is important to us, and we take great pride in offering individualized care to each of our clients. We apply our years of experience to protect the rights of accident victims across the state.

When you need a Rochester auto accident lawyer to protect your interests with legal advice and legal services you can trust, we are ready to listen. Contact us through our online form or by calling 866-226-6833 for your free consultation today.

Why Clients Choose Matz Injury Law’s Car Accident Lawyers

Our Rochester car accident clients partner with our law office because they know they’ll receive personalized attention and regular communication. Matz Injury Law also does not charge the industry standard 33 1/3%. Imagine you’ve just received a settlement of $300,000 after an injury. Matz Injury Law takes a unique approach and charges a lower 22% contingency fee. Let’s see how this impacts your final payout:

  • Standard 33 1/3% fee: You would receive $200,000 (300,000 – (300,000/3)).
  • Matz Injury Law 22% fee: You would receive $234,000 (300,000 – (300,000 x .22)).

That’s a significant difference of $34,000 that stays in your pocket. This substantial financial advantage empowers you to concentrate on your recovery and rebuild your life without financial stress. At Matz Injury Law, we sincerely care about what’s best for you and your family and will work hard to advocate on your behalf.

Car Accident Settlements

Matz Injury Law is committed to pursuing the best possible settlement for our clients. The following are outcomes our clients have received.

  • $3.45 Million Settlement
    • $3.45 million settlement against a cement company whose truck crossed a center line causing three deaths and severely injuring a 4-year-old boy. The settlement was $450,000 in excess of available insurance.
  • $1.74 Million Settlement Awarded
    • $1.74 million settlement against a 19-year-old driver and the fraternity where he was drinking immediately prior to a head-on collision that killed a 52-year-old husband and father of 3 children.
  • $500,000 Settlement

$500,000 bodily injury settlement for a 2-year-old girl who was catastrophically injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision.

Client Testimonials

“Following a near head on collision that left my wife with serious injuries to her leg and a head injury from the air bag that caused “instant onset dementia”, she has been deteriorating and needs constant supervision. Hats off to Steve Matz and all the work he and his firm have done to secure the compensation needed from the insurance company to facilitate her care. Without his tireless help I don’t know where we would be today. I highly recommend Matz Injury Law and if needed would definitely utilize them again.” — Thomas C.

“I worked with Steve and his staff for almost 3 years. Every interaction I had with him or the staff was great. Always happy, very personable, and always pleasant to speak with. Steve goes above and beyond for his clients and for this I am very grateful to have worked with him. If ever in need again, he will be who I contact to represent me.” — Jessica D.

Our History Serving Rochester Michigan

Auto accidents can occur anywhere, anytime, and can happen to anyone, causing catastrophic property damage and injuries. When you are out in Rochester Hills headed for Stony Creek or Bald Mountain, all you want is a peaceful day out, but when an irresponsible motorist strikes you, your entire life can change in an instant.

How we Continue to To Support Our Long Term Clients

We have been working on a case with a client in Rochester since he was two years old. He was the passenger in a car accident and sustained multiple injuries which prohibited him from developing beyond the age of two. Our client’s parents now care for him full-time and need special equipment and care to fulfill his needs.

Our law firm was able to receive compensation for our client for both long-term health care costs, and in-home care from the parents and professionals. When there was a change of law in Michigan and the parents began receiving less in the amount of payments for their child’s care, we took aggressive action because lack of care puts our client’s life on the line.

We took the insurance company back to court, and had the judge call an injunction considering that our client would die without proper care. We were able to save our client’s life, and get him the care he needed by forcing the insurance company to continue the payments needed throughout the lawsuit which we ultimately and justly won for our client a year later.

Were You Recently Injured in a Car Accident?
Win Compensation and KEEP MORE Money with Matz

Matz Injury Law can take care of your personal injury claims. Our team will provide the legal representation you need so you can focus on regaining control of your everyday life. Contact our law firm today at 1-866-22Not33 to schedule a free consultation.

What Damages Can I Recover in a Rochester, Michigan Car Accident?

man on a stretcher being carried by EMT workers

You may be able to recover both economic and non-economic damages for your accident. Economic damages include medical bills and medical expenses, as well as lost wages and the loss of potential future wages earned. In a wrongful death case, it can also include funeral and burial expenses. These are items that are easy to value.

Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering?

Non-economic damages are also called pain and suffering, and yes, you can sue for them. Pain and suffering includes invisible injuries like:

  • PTSD.
  • Cognitive problems.
  • Emotional trauma.
  • Mood swings.
  • Physical pain and suffering.
  • Loss of enjoyment of life.
  • Loss of comfort.
  • Loss of consortium.

These can be caused by conditions such as a brain injury or other trauma.

Related Resources

Compensation For Death In Car Accident: Michigan Wrongful Death Guidelines: The devastation of losing a loved one in a car accident is unimaginable. Money cannot replace the loss of someone dear to you, but it can help cover funeral and burial costs, along with other losses.

What to Know About Michigan Case Costs and Attorney Fees: Most personal injury attorneys work on contingency fees, meaning, by law, they can take 33 1/3% of your settlement. Matz Injury Law believes you deserve to keep more and only charges 22%.

Guide To Filing Deadlines for Car Accident Lawsuits in Michigan: The State of Michigan imposes a three-year statute of limitations to file a car accident lawsuit so it’s best to file ASAP. However, there are some exceptions that an experienced car accident attorney can discuss with you.

Guide To Filing Property Damage After Michigan Auto Accidents: Michigan is a no-fault state for car accidents which means you’ll file with your own no-fault driver’s insurance. However, you should always speak to an attorney. Schedule a free consultation with our team to learn more about the process.

Frequent Answered Questions

Why Is It Important to Hire a Local Car Accident Lawyer in Rochester, Michigan?

Having a law firm in your corner with practice areas in car accidents gives you the best chance to fight back against bullying insurance companies and secure maximum fair compensation for your accident. Insurance companies know how to use personal injury law against you, but the right attorney can fight back, build a solid case for you, and remind the insurance company that you are the victim and that you deserve compensation for the injuries you have suffered.

Is Rochester, Michigan a No-Fault City for Car Accidents?

No-fault laws are by state, not city. Michigan is a no-fault state for car accidents. This means you file a claim with your own insurance instead of against the at-fault driver’s policy.

  • No-fault laws only apply to car accidents and not to other kinds of personal injury cases, such as falls or dog bites.
  • No-fault laws do not mean no one is at fault for the accident but requires drivers to carry “no-fault insurance,” or personal injury protection (PIP) coverage.

Theoretically, no-fault laws should make it easier to obtain compensation for damages, but insurance companies often exploit holes in these laws. This is why you want a qualified Rochester car accident attorney by your side.

How Long After a Car Accident Can You File a Claim in Rochester, Michigan?

The deadline to file a car accident is called a statute of limitations. In Michigan, this is three years from the date of the accident, or in the case of wrongful death, three years from the date of death.

What Is the Cost to Hire Car Accident Lawyers in Rochester, Michigan?

There is no set amount, and each attorney has their own fees. Matz Injury Law works on contingency. Your initial consultation is free, and you do not pay anything if we do not win. If we do win, our contingency fee is 22% rather than the 33% charged by other attorneys.

What Are Some Car Accident Statistics For Rochester, Michigan?

Were you perhaps driving along M-59 headed to or from work when a negligent driver caused a serious accident and injury? If so, you are not alone. Rochester and Rochester Hills see their fair share of accident cases.

  • Almost 24% of fatal car accidents occur during morning and afternoon rush hour.
  • 60% of commuting-related fatalities happen in the evening.

In 2019, a study named M-59 the deadliest road in Oakland County. Fourteen fatal accidents occurred there between 2017 and 2019. Oakland County also sees more car crashes than anywhere else in Michigan, with over 40,000 crashes recorded there in 2019.

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Matz Injury Law
25800 Northwestern Hwy # 575
Southfield, MI 48075
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