Ann Arbor Personal Injury Lawyer
Ann Arbor is a great city to live in, but unfortunately, injuries caused by the negligence of others can happen just about anywhere. Our office in Ann Arbor was opened to directly serve our clients and those injured who live nearby in Washtenaw County and beyond.
Our mission is simple: Help as many people as possible get the justice they deserve. While we, sadly, cannot take your physical pain away, we want to help take some of the emotional pain away.
If you or a loved one has been injured, you know just how overwhelming the medical bills, hospital visits, and other challenges in the healing process are. At Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys, we are committed to helping our clients pursue justice after an injury turns their life upside down. The physical and emotional damage from accidents and injuries can be an immense burden.
By calling one of the experienced attorneys at the Ann Arbor location, we can help you determine what the next steps are for you — and relieve you of the burden of feeling like you must handle everything on your own. You do not have to face this difficult situation alone.
Experienced Trial Attorney in Washtenaw County
We take pride in Pure Law® at Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys. Pure Law® embodies our firm’s commitment to providing compassionate advocacy, upholding integrity, and utilizing our trial experience to effectively represent and support our clients throughout their legal journey. Our team of attorneys work tirelessly both inside and outside of courts to ensure that our clients get the justice and compensation they deserve. While not all cases end up needing to go to trial, we know it is important to you to have a lawyer who knows exactly what is necessary to achieve great success at trial. At Giroux Pappas, we can help guide you through the important paperwork and explain all of your rights and choices.
Personal Injury Lawyer in Ann Arbor
If you have been injured in Washtenaw County or the Ann Arbor area, contact the experienced team at Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys. Our combined experience litigating all types of injury cases makes us unique in the Personal Injury field of law. Not all attorneys have trial experience, but this preparation is critical to a successful outcome for our Ann Arbor area clients. Contact our trial attorneys today to discuss your personal injury case.
What Damages Can I Recover in a Personal Injury Claim?
In an Ann Arbor personal injury claim, the damages that you can recover depends on the nature, extent, and circumstances of your injury. Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys have helped our clients recover damages including:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages and income
- Pain and suffering
- Mental health counseling
- Property damage
- Rehabilitation and therapy
- Loss of consortium
Ann Arbor, MI Car Accident Lawyers
With over 7.2 million registered drivers in Michigan, car accident injuries and fatalities happen frequently on our busy roads. Unfortunately, injury car accidents are commonplace in the following congested Washtenaw County areas:
- State St and Ellsworth Rd
- Carpenter Rd & Ellsworth Rd
- Carpenter Rd/Hogback Rd and Washtenaw Ave
- Jackson Rd and Zeeb Rd
- Carpenter Rd and Packard St
- Washtenaw Ave and Golfside Dr
- Carpenter Rd and Michigan Ave
According to the Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit, there were 9,259 total crashes in Washtenaw County in 2022. 21 crashes resulted in fatalities, and a staggering 1,573 crashes led to injury.
If you have been injured in an Ann Arbor car accident, you may need to fight the insurance company for your rightful benefits. Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys can help Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County area residents get the justice they deserve.
Electric Scooter Accident in Ann Arbor
While Spin and Bird scooters are a sleek and convenient mode of transportation, they also have their fair share of risks. As more e-scooter riders hit the Ann Arbor streets, the number of electric scooter accidents continues to rise. If you have been injured in an accident involving an electric scooter, contact an Ann Arbor personal injury attorney. The circumstances of the accident and Ann Arbor’s rules and restrictions regarding scooter usage on public roads, bike lanes, and sidewalks could impact liability and potential compensation.
Ann Arbor Medical Malpractice Attorney
While most medical care doesn’t result in a harmful incident, thousands are injured each year right here in Michigan. Do you suspect that a recent injury, medical condition, or illness was caused by the negligence of a healthcare provider? If so, give our attorneys a call.
Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys has both medical malpractice and trial experience. We have helped countless clients achieve a successful outcome in their medical malpractice case.
Giroux Pappas Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Your hospital, doctor, nurse, psychiatrist, chiropractor, or podiatrist is not exempt from the law. If you have been injured or a loved one has died due to the negligence of a healthcare provider, you deserve justice. Our attorneys have secured millions of dollars for clients in Medical Malpractice suits. We handle a wide variety of medical malpractice cases, including those involving:
- Failure to Diagnose
- Wrongful Death
- Hospital Infection
- Anesthesia Malpractice
- Surgical Error
- Cancer Misdiagnosis
- Emergency Room Error
- Informed Consent
- Medication Error
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Vaccine Injury
Birth Injury Lawyer in Ann Arbor
While the birth of a child can be an exciting time, it can also be a painful time if things go wrong during labor. Birth injuries can be life-changing for you and your baby. If medical professionals failed to act when your baby was in distress or ignored warning signs, this can mean lifelong disabilities for your child and lifelong care required to keep them healthy. For our clients that have experienced birth trauma or birth injury, look to Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys for guidance and help fighting for the financial support you need to care for your injured child.
Fighting For Justice in Ann Arbor Wrongful Death Claims
Losing a loved one due to the negligence of someone else is a traumatic experience. In such difficult times, seeking justice and holding responsible parties accountable can be a crucial part of the healing process.
At Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys, our wrongful death lawyers understand the emotional and financial toll faced by families dealing with these tragic circumstances. Our compassionate and experienced attorneys are here to provide you with dedicated legal representation and fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.
Who is Liable for Ann Arbor Construction Site Injuries?
Working on a job site or in a factory can be hazardous, and safety is always a priority since very serious injuries can occur. If you were injured on a construction site due to the negligence of someone other than your employer, you should consult an experienced attorney who is well-versed in construction and workplace accidents. Individuals that may be liable for construction site injuries could include:
- Another contractor
- An equipment manufacturer
- Visitors to the site
- Other third parties
The team at Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys has a wealth of experience in cases for Ann Arbor or Washtenaw County clients who have been injured on the job. We have achieved positive outcomes for our clients in even the most challenging cases — including construction accident cases involving multiple defendants at fault.
Trucking Accident Cases in Ann Arbor
There were 14,972 large truck or bus crashes in Michigan in 2022, according to the most recent Michigan State Police traffic crash report. Trucks and Semi-Trucks driving along M-14, US-23, I-94, and elsewhere in Washtenaw County sometimes travel too fast, causing accidents that result in catastrophic injuries. The loss of a loved one due to the negligence of a truck driver can be devastating. Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys are experienced Ann Arbor trucking accident attorneys and can handle the complexity of claims brought against truck drivers and commercial trucking companies.
Who Is Liable for a Dog Bite in Ann Arbor?
If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog on public or private property you are lawfully on, the dog owner is strictly liable for damages through a dog bite claim. Thousands of Michigan and Ann Arbor area residents are injured each year by dog bites. Often, the victims are children who are unable to properly defend themselves. This can result in severe injuries that may leave victims traumatized, disfigured, and scarred.
If you or your children have been attacked by a dog — even a family member’s pet — it’s important to seek the legal advice and assistance from attorneys that are skilled in these unique cases. We help Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County clients navigate the legal system to get the justice they deserve.
Ann Arbor Dog Laws
Per the City of Ann Arbor Animal Control, dogs must be on a leash at all times when walking and must be on a leash attached to a stationary object with a person in public or in a vehicle.
Ann Arbor Animal Control recommends that if you have been injured by a dog, cat, or other pet, you should take the following steps:
- Wash wounds with soap and water
- Contact your healthcare provider immediately
- Make a report with the Ann Arbor Police Department or relevant city police department
- Obtain owner information or contain the animal if possible
In Ann Arbor, there is a bite inspection fee of $30. It is also in your best interest to contact a dog bite attorney as soon as you are physically able to after the incident.
About Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan is a vibrant city located in the southeastern part of the state. Home to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor has a population of 121,536 and is known for its lively college town atmosphere, diverse culture, and strong sense of community.
The top employers in Washtenaw County are:
- University of Michigan
- Trinity Health Michigan
- General Motors Proving Grounds
- VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
- Ann Arbor Public Schools
- VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
- Ann Arbor Public Schools
In addition to being home to diverse businesses, Ann Arbor is also known for its lively festivals and events, including the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which is one of the largest outdoor art fairs in the country.
Serving our Ann Arbor Community
Giroux Pappas Gives Back to Ann Arbor and the Surrounding Area
Our Commitment to Community Project supports charities in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and beyond into the entire Southeast Michigan area. Our team meets daily with individuals who have experienced unimaginable tragedies and are left in vulnerable positions. Our mission is to lift up those in our community who are needlessly suffering.
We recently donated $1000 to Therapeutic Riding, Inc. of Ann Arbor to recognize their hard work and commitment to helping people with disabilities.
Exceptional Educator of the Month: Megan Harris of Wines Elementary, Ann Arbor Public Schools.
Bronze sponsor for Foundation for Saline Area Schools.