Verdicts & Settlements

The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has championed the cause of the seriously injured accident victims for three generations. For almost half a century, we have helped over 100,000 clients and recovered over $500 million in verdicts and settlements.

Our team of experienced trial lawyers have a combined total of over 500 years of experience fighting for the legal rights of Michigan’s injured.

Our experience and results pay.  We are recognized as one of America’s leading personal injury law firms.

Our clients are treated like a member of our family.  We communicate in everyday language to provide honest advice that comes from three generations of experience.

We hold an unwavering commitment to representing people in their greatest hour of need. Every day, each member of our staff goes above and beyond to do everything possible to help clients. We help by listening to your concerns, answering questions, patiently explaining every option, and fighting for your rights.

This commitment, which is the bedrock of our firm, began almost half a century ago. Here is a small sample of representative verdicts and settlements:

Truck Accident Results

A truck driving recklessly struck our client. Our client suffered catastrophic injuries, including multiple fractures requiring several major surgeries and therapy.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice involving general anesthetic of a young child during surgery. Our client suffered severe and permanent brain damage.

Car Accident

Our client's vehicle was rear-ended by a bus. Our client, a young child, suffered a Closed Head Injury (CHI), coma, internal bleeding, and spinal trauma.

Malpractice Burn Accident

An explosion occurred while our client was pumping gas. The explosion was caused by the gas stations failure to properly maintain the fuel line. Our client suffered major burns on both legs and the right hand.

Car-Truck Accident

Our client, his wife, and newborn baby were in a parked vehicle that was struck by a garbage truck and another vehicle. Our client's injuries resulted in permanent disability.

Drunk Driver

A drunk driver struck a police vehicle and pinned our client between the two vehicles. The collision crushed our client's leg. The injury required multiple surgeries involving muscle and skin grafts.

Slip & Fall Accident

Our client slipped and fell causing severe lower extremity injuries. These injuries necessitated several major surgeries related to bone, ligament, and nerve trauma.

Motorcycle Accident

Our client, a motorcyclist, was cut off by a vehicle. He suffered multiple fractures of his leg and hand. These injuries required surgical repair involving the insertion of stabilizing hardware.

Car-Truck Accident

A pallet that dropped off a cargo truck caused our client to strike a tree. The accident resulted in severe injuries, including fractured vertebrae requiring spinal fusion surgery with bone grafts.

Car Accident

A van struck our client, who was standing at a street intersection. The collision severely injured our client's left arm and elbow requiring surgery.

Dog Bite Injury

Our client, a toddler child, was attacked by a pit bull causing multiple head and facial injuries. These injuries resulted in permanent scarring on the young child's face.

Dog Bite Injury

Our client, a young child, was attacked by a dog while visiting a friend's home after school. Our client suffered multiple facial lacerations.

Dog Bite Injury

A dog attack caused our client to fall resulting in a fractured left leg that required the insertion of a plate and screws. Our client also suffered a fractured arm.

Nursing Home Neglect

Our client suffered Stage 4 bedsores on his back, feet and toes. The treatment for bedsores involved debridement and a skin graft.

Slip & Fall

Our client slipped and fell causing injury to his knee. The injury required major orthopaedic surgery with physical therapy. Or office obtained the maximum amount of recovery available under the insurance policy.


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