Personal Injury

Man Electrocuted While Installing Cable On Utility Pole

by Larry Margolis on April 2, 2019

The decedent, in this case, was electrocuted while installing fiber-optic cable on a utility pole. He was exposed to a 7200-volt current producing near-instantaneous loss of consciousness. See our Resents in Michigan Lawyers Weekly Vol 33, No. 21 March 25, 2019

Wrongful Death: Family of Teen Killed After Escape

by Larry Margolis on March 1, 2019

Wrongful Death: Margolis Law recovers For The Family of Teen Killed After Escape From Mental-Health Treatment Facility Margolis Law represented a grieving family whose teenage son was killed following his escape from a secure mental-health-treatment facility. The son suffered from severe mental illness and was subject to a guardianship arrangement. Following charges that he broke […]

Wrongful Death: Margolis Law Recovers For Estate

by Larry Margolis on February 25, 2019

Wrongful Death: Margolis Law Recovers for Estates of Two Men Killed in a House Fire Our client was the personal representative for the estates of two men killed in a tragic Novi house fire. The men, Mexican nationals, had been required to live in the basement of the home as a condition of their jobs […]

Power Company Negligence: Confidential Settlement with DTE Energy

by Larry Margolis on February 25, 2019

Power Company Negligence: Margolis Law Reaches a Confidential Settlement with DTE Energy Our client, a grandmother with serious heart and other medical problems, fell behind on her utility bills. Although DTE Energy had notice that our client needed heat and electricity to continue breathing treatments and maintain her state of health, the company shut off […]

Motor Vehicle Negligence: Margolis Law six-figure settlement for Ann Arbor car wreck

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Motor Vehicle Negligence: Margolis Law six-figure settlement for Ann Arbor car wreck Our client was seriously injured when another driver made an illegal left turn in front of her vehicle. She was hospitalized with broken bones and numerous internal injuries requiring immediate surgery. Months after the accident, she continued to suffer pain and reduction in […]

Dog Attack: Margolis Law wins $250,000 for man injured by off-leash dog

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Dog Attack: Margolis Law wins $250,000 for man injured by off-leash dog Margolis Law represented a young doctor who was taking a jog when an off-leash dog jumped on him, causing him to fall and injure himself. Our client suffered a serious shoulder injury, requiring hospitalization and surgery. The dog owner’s insurer settled for $250,000 […]

Wrongful Death: Margolis Law represents Michigan family in wrongful-death action against major power company

by Larry Margolis on February 7, 2019

Wrongful Death: Margolis Law represents Michigan family in wrongful-death action against major power company A Michigan teenager was electrocuted on the job while working as a lineman installing fiberoptic cables on utility poles. While attaching fiberoptic cables on utility poles maintained by a major power company, the teen took hold of a guy wire. Because […]

10 Million Dollar Default Judgment Awarded Against Drunk Driver

by Larry Margolis on March 23, 2018

Recently, we assisted a family who had lost their son, Jacob Rauguth, due to an accident caused by a drunk driver, Matthew Stoy. They were awarded a $10,000,000.00 judgment. View the Consent Order: Consent Order (002) Signed Order of Judgement Against Cross Defendant Matthew Stoy

Family sought damages from fatal head injury

by Larry Margolis on May 26, 2017

The decedent in this matter was an elderly retired autoworker with no spouse or children. The man was standing in the street that he lived on behind a paving truck while a neighbor’s driveway was being repaved. As the paving truck began to back up slowly, the man fell, hitting his head on the road […]

Injured motorist sought damages for failure of airbag to deploy

by Timothy Cretsinger on May 26, 2017

This is a claim for economic and noneconomic damages for injuries that the plaintiff sustained when the airbag in her vehicle failed to deploy during a crash. The plaintiff is in her early 50’s. Before the accident, she collected social security disability benefits and worked 15 hours per week at a flower shop. The plaintiff […]