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Personal Injury
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Brighton’s Trusted Local Accident Lawyers

Seeking Justice to Provide Relief and Compensation that Meets Your Needs.

A serious accident can drastically change your life and the lives of the ones you love. Whether it's a car crash, slip and fall, dog bite, or other accident resulting in injury, that split-second incident can leave you in immense physical pain, financial turmoil, and lifelong disability. In these circumstances, you need someone in your corner who understands your rights and will fight to deliver an outcome that meets your needs and the needs of your family. 

Tragedy and unexpected events should never interfere with your life or interrupt your ability to provide for your loved ones, but when they do, the Gerkin & Decker team is here to help. Medical bills, job leave, mental and emotional distress, and other elements of these events can rack up quite a toll. You deserve aid in navigating these issues and seeking compensation. If you or someone you care about has suffered a catastrophic loss as a result of injury, disability, or death, you need an attorney who is willing to stand up to the insurance companies and fight to get you and your family the money you need and deserve.

Personal Injury Law FAQs

When do I need a personal injury lawyer?

With personal injury cases, some people find it difficult to determine when they should hire a lawyer. Accidents happen, right? But ignoring these incidents is not always prudent or safe. Circumstances where you need an accident attorney include: 

  • Car accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Slip & fall
  • Assault & battery
  • Someone has caused you intentional emotional distress

If these cases result in your favor, they may provide you with the compensation you deserve for lost wages, medical expenses, wrongful death, property damage, and other costs incurred. The personal injury attorneys at Gerkin & Decker are dedicated to clearly outlining and fighting for your rights. Contact us today to learn more.

Do I need an injury attorney after a car accident?

If you’ve been in a traffic accident, it is often prudent to retain a car accident lawyer. These are some of the most common types of personal injury cases for the following reasons:

  • People don’t always understand their legal rights under the circumstances
  • People have questions about what they should do regarding the incident
  • An individual or loved one has been injured
  • Someone feels they are being treated dishonestly or unjustly by the insurance company
  • A person is not receiving proper medical care after an accident

We can help you work with insurance adjusters, file medical records, navigate police reports, and more. Contact us to discuss the viability of your car accident case.

Speak to a Compassionate, Skilled Accident Lawyer

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You should not be held financially responsible when someone else is to blame for your injuries. As personal injury lawyers, the Gerkin & Decker team is dedicated to fighting for your protection and quality of life. Whether you need help dealing with the insurance company to seek medical treatment or you’re fighting for justice in the wake of a loved one’s wrongful death, we’re here to support you as you navigate the legal system. Meeting your own needs during this time can feel complicated—don’t try to do it on your own. Speak to one of our experienced attorneys today to understand the next steps that need to be taken and learn what can be done to alleviate your pain.

Gerkin & Decker, P.C. provides aggressive and compassionate representation to those who are suffering from the negligence of someone else in Brighton, Hartland, Howell, Fowlerville, Fenton, and the surrounding areas. Call (810) 222-6424 and speak directly to an attorney.

Get in Touch With Our Team

When facing legal challenges, choose a law firm that truly understands the importance of community support. At Gerkin & Decker, our deep roots in Livingston County reflect our dedication to serving the hardworking people of our area. Whether you need assistance with civil issues, estate planning, probate, or business matters, we offer a practical and honest approach to every case. Experience personalized legal solutions with the integrity and dedication you deserve from a trusted local firm. Contact Gerkin & Decker today for clear guidance and reliable legal advice.

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