Do you need a Personal Injury Lawyer in Novi?

Sumner & Associates, P.C. handles a multitude of cases involving automobile insurance, automobile accidents and personal injury cases. These cases range from the more typical car accidents to death and catastrophic injuries, including highly complex cases involving highway design, product liability and liquor liability. 

Our lawyers regularly handle complex personal injury cases in Michigan, including those involving multiple defendants, state and local governments, the Michigan Department of Transportation, and automobile manufacturers directly. One of our attorneys is a former Insurance Company Attorney and has acted as arbitrators in uninsured and under-insured motorist cases. For A Free Accident Consultation, call our Novi law office at (855) 622-6707

We pride ourselves on personalized service and dedication to excellence.  We’ll make sure you fully understand your options.  

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Some of the most common personal injury cases we see include:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Liquor Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall Accidents

We also see cases related to bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, UBER accidents, pedestrian accidents, defective and dangerous products, elder abuse, nursing home abuse, and more. To see if your situation entitles you to financial compensation, and for your free upfront case evaluation, contact a personal injury attorney at Sumner & Associates today.

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How do you prove emotional distress?

Emotional distress is typically proven by introducing testimony regarding the incident and the impact of same regarding the injured party. An expert witness would be used to testify regarding medical and economic damages and physical limitations. Further, the insurance companies will not be responsible to pay for any damages beyond the insurance coverage under the policy, regardless of how much your damages.

How can I prove my pain and suffering?

In Michigan, you must prove the following in a personal injury automobile case in which you seek damages for pain and suffering. They are: 1) driver who caused the accident was negligent 2) the other driver was at least 50%, at fault 3) that drivers negligence caused your injury 4) you suffer from a serious impairment of disfigurement of a bodily function” and 5) you actually experience pain and suffering. 

What is a fair settlement for pain and suffering?

There are compensation guides that attorney’s and insurance companies use to determine value of pain and suffering. In fact, there is a software called Colossal that is used to calculate case value components. A general rule is to value a case at 2-5 times the economic and non-economic damages. Most pain and suffering compensation pay out fall in the range of $0-$150,000. 


Recover Damages With a Novi Personal Injury Lawyer

When you need a personal injury lawyer, Novi leaves you with a compassionate, hardworking team of personal injury attorneys. Sumner & Associates, P.C. stands ready to be your guide in securing compensation when damages pile up after an accident. Our team of organized, compassionate, and experienced lawyers is available to answer all your questions. Discuss your personal injury claim today. Contact Sumner & Associates, P.C. at (855) 622-6707 for a free consultation in Novi.