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  • Todd Stearn will be speaking at the Michigan Association of Justice Seminar in the Snow

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 3-Feb-2020

    Todd Stearn will be speaking at the Michigan Association of Justice Seminar in the Snow on February 21-22 on a recent Trial victory in the Oakland County Circuit Court concerning a trip and fall case. An Oakland County jury unanimously awarded my client $610,000.00 in damages after she fell in a crawl space panel that had been removed by a private contractor who was performing mold remediation in ...
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  • Todd Stearn will be speaking at the State Bar of Michigan – Negligence Section Annual Meeting in Las Vegas Nevada in May, 2020 as an expert on premises liability (slip and fall) cases. Specifically, I will be discussing the difficulties of these case in light of the decisions by the Supreme Court on the open and obvious doctrine.
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  • Todd Stearn was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 30-Jan-2020

    Todd Stearn was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates this year as the only person from Michigan. Abota is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the 7 th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The organization consists of more than 7,600 lawyers equally balanced between plaintiff ...
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  • Todd Stearn Moderated a Panel of Speakers

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 2-Apr-2019

    On March 17, 2019, Todd Stearn moderated a panel of speakers for the Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan in Miami, Florida. Speakers included Genesee County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Farrah and nationally renowned trial attorney, Ira Leesfield.
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  • Todd J. Stearn's Work with NECHAMA

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 22-Feb-2019

    Stearn Participated in Flood Cleanup in South Carolina On December 10 th through the 13 th of last year, Todd J. Stearn worked with NECHAMA to clean up flood debris in South Carolina following Hurricane Florence. The hurricane affected a large area of North and South Carolina with flood damage, following days of torrential rain beginning in mid-September 2018. NECHAMA, which is Hebrew for ...
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  • Attorney Todd Stearn to Moderate Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 26-Jun-2018

    On September 27 th, 2018, the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section will be hosting an Alternative Dispute Resolution panel as part of its annual meeting. The educational forum will feature a retired Judge and three highly-credential mediators. It will also be moderated by Attorney Todd Stearn of the Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. in Oakland County, Michigan. As the moderator for the ...
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  • Todd J. Stearn Named to the Council of the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 4-Aug-2017

    Last month, Todd J. Stearn was named to the Council of the State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section. Only one (1) attorney in the State of Michigan is selected for this honored position each year. The Board is made up of both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys and provides education, information, and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, public service programs, and publication ...
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  • Todd Stearn Successfully Tried Back to Back Trials

    Posted By Andrea Carrasco || 4-Aug-2017

    Todd Stearn just successfully tried back to back trials against Safeco Insurance Company and State Farm Insurance Company. In each of the cases, the insurance companies offered less than $10,000.00 to Todd’s client. In the case against Safeco, the jury unanimously awarded the full insurance policy limits to Todd’s client and the Court awarded an additional $35,000.00 in attorney fees. ...
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  • Our Firm Sponsors Local Charity Event

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn || 1-Sep-2015

    Our attorney, Todd Stearn, rappels 25 stories to raise money for charity. At the Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C., our firm is committed to making a positive impact in the Oakland County community. While we take great pride in standing for the rights of injury victims, we are also proud to help raise money for local causes. In May of this year, our firm sponsored a local charity event called ...
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  • Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. Sponsors "Over the Edge" Event

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 15-Apr-2015

    The Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. is excited to be a part of Over the Edge’s upcoming fundraising event for the Detroit2Nepal Foundation and the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP). The event is being put on in partnership with Bedrock Real Estate Services and Quicken Loans. At this unique event, sponsors will have the opportunity to rappel off the iconic First ...
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  • What to do After a Car Accident

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 8-Jan-2015

    Being in a car accident can be a terrifying ordeal. You may be seriously injured or at least emotionally distraught. In the aftermath of an accident, you should do your best to focus on taking the proper steps to ensure you can resolve any disputes quickly with facts from the accident, counsel from a seasoned attorney, and testimony from medical professionals. The following are the best steps you ...
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  • AVVO Rates Todd Stearn 10 out of 10

    Posted By Todd Stearn || 3-Oct-2014

    The well respected online law-related website, AVVO, has given Todd Stearn their highest rating of 10.0 out of 10.0. Congratulations Todd.
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  • Crain's Detroit Business and Hour Magazine have recognized Todd Stearn as one of the top lawyers in Michigan.
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  • The 2014 issue of Super Lawyers magazine which was released today has once again named Todd Stearn as a Super Lawyer for the 5th straight year in a row for representing injured victims in personal injury cases. The magazine is published by a respected company named Thomson Reuters and has a rigorous selection process. The Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. congratulates Todd on yet another great ...
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  • Stearn Hits $30 Million in Verdicts and Settlements

    Posted By Todd Stearn || 29-Aug-2014

    In November, 2014, Todd Stearn will celebrate 20 years of helping injured victims in their claims for injuries caused by the negligence of others including big businesses and insurance companies. Over that time he has obtained verdicts and settlements of more than $30 million dollars for claims involving car crashes, slip and trip and falls, dog bites, construction site injuries, medical ...
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  • Recognizing his expertise in slip and fall / trip and fall law in Michigan, the Michigan Association for Justice has asked Todd Stearn to speak about trial themes and evidence for an audience of lawyers.
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  • America Has 25% of the World's Criminals

    Posted By Todd Stearn || 24-Jul-2014

    According to the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, although the United States only has 5% of the world's population, we incarcerate 25% of the world's criminals. As a result, he has addressed the American Bar Association and announced a complete overhaul of the federal drug prosecution process. Interestingly, it is estimated that the United States spends $8.7 on law enforcement ...
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  • Landords Have New Duty to Inspect

    Posted By Todd Stearn || 9-Jul-2014

    If a tenant is injured by a defect at his or her apartment on something that the landlord should have discovered on physical inspection, the landlord is now responsible for those injuries, according to a new Michigan Court of Appeals opinion. Up until now, landlords had argued that they only had to repair items that they knew about. Not so, says the Judge M.J. Kelly of the Michigan Court of ...
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  • Automobile No-Fault Insurance Reform a Bad Idea

    Posted By Todd Stearn || 1-Jun-2014

    As misguided Legislators continue to discuss and debate changes to the the Michigan No-Fault Act, numerous more reasonable political leaders on both sides of the aisle agree that changes to the Michigan Automobile No-Fault Act are a bad idea.
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  • A delivery man tripped and fell over a warped piece of plywood that was covering a pothole in a parking lot and suffered lower back injuries. Despite the difficult laws regarding trip and fall cases in Michigan, the Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn was able to settle his case for almost half a million dollars.
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  • Jury awards dog bite victim $84,000 for injuries to his hand.

    Posted By Southfield Lawyer || 16-Apr-2014

    A Macomb County Jury awarded a DTE energy employee $84,000 for injuries to his hand. The Defendants, Cher Car Kennels and Cheryl Carlson, were performing a dog training seminar when one of their dogs bit his hand. There was no offer on the case. Since the trial, the Judge in the case has since awarded additional sanctions of $60,000 against the Defendants.
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  • Welcome to our new blog!

    Posted By Law Offices of Todd J. Stearn, P.C. || 2-Apr-2014

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website and blog! Please look here for more news and updates.
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