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Aren’t sure if you need to hire a personal injury attorney? From our experience, we know that insurance companies don’t always have your best interests at heart. However, a personal injury attorney will make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve for injuries, death, lost income, and other damages.

Here are the top five reasons to hire a personal injury attorney.

1. Auto Accident

If you or a loved one have been involved in an auto accident, it’s time to schedule a consultation with one of our personal injury lawyers. During your appointment, they’ll be able to evaluate the details of your case to determine your eligibility for compensation.

Since Michigan is a no-fault state, you’ll only be able to sue the other party under specific circumstances. Otherwise, your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) will cover your medical expenses up to the coverage amount you selected for your policy.

2. Pedestrian Accident

You don’t have to be in a vehicle to be involved in an auto accident. According to the Michigan State Police, more than 100 pedestrians die each year in our state. More than 80% of these pedestrian accidents result in serious injury or death. Whether you or a loved one have been involved in a pedestrian accident, it’s important that you hire an attorney who specializes in personal injury law.

3. Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists are especially vulnerable on our roads because they don’t have as much protection as people driving cars and trucks. They also don’t have the luxury of air bags or seatbelts in the event of a collision. For this reason, motorcycle accidents often result in serious injury or fatality. A personal injury attorney that specializes in motorcycle accidents can help you determine what compensation you’re owed.

Learn More: How to Win Compensation After a Motorcycle Accident →

4. Dog Bite

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 5 people who are bitten by a dog need medical care. In general, some dog owners may have coverage under their homeowners insurance for dog bite injuries. However, this isn’t always the case. Regardless of your circumstances, our dog bite attorneys will map out the best route to help you receive the compensation you deserve.

5. Slip and Fall Injury

Slip and fall injuries are more common than you may think, especially during Michigan winters. If a property owner doesn’t put enough salt on their pavement, this could result in icy and slippery conditions for pedestrians. If a slip and fall accident results in a serious injury, you may be eligible for compensation. Likewise, slip and fall accidents may also happen indoors on wet floors.

Request a Legal Consultation with Us

Our personal injury attorneys in Grand Rapids and Ionia, MI, would be more than happy to look at your case and see if you’re eligible for compensation. To request a legal consultation with one of our lawyers, please call Peterson Paletta Balice. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.

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