Blog Posts in 2014

  • 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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