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Personal Injury | Practice Areas

Auto Accident

Motor vehicle accident litigation involving personal injury in Michigan requires knowledge of the laws and rules which control whether an injury is compensable. We know the laws and have experience negotiating settlements and trying cases in the Courts involving many different causes of motor vehicle accidents and all types of injuries, from the simple to the severe. We have litigated catastrophic injuries including brain damage, paralysis, and death, arising from car, motorcycle, and truck crashes, as well as injury to pedestrians. Whether your business or personal assets are at risk because you or your employee has been in a car or truck crash, or you or your family has been injured, we know how to effectively present your case in Court to your best advantage.

Building/Design Defects

The lawyers at Grua, Tupper & Young have litigated many construction accident cases. These cases often involve severe injury or significant property damage and complex legal issues such as liability for common areas of the work place or inherently dangerous activities; and indemnification issues between project owners, construction managers or architects and general or sub contractors. We know the law in this area and have the experience to handle your construction related lawsuits.

Construction Accidents

Our proven trial and real estate expertise is well suited to litigate construction law cases. These cases often involve severe injury or significant property damage and complex legal issues such as liability for common areas of the work place or inherently dangerous activities; and indemnification issues between project owners, construction managers or architects and general or sub contractors.

Dog Bite

Dog bites often result in significant physical injury and scarring to both adults and children. Grua, Tupper & Young can assist you in utilizing the strict liability provisions of the Michigan statute applicable to dog owners, as well as address the potential defenses applicable to provocation and nonowner, caretaker situations. Our lawyers have experience in both defending and successfully pursuing dog bite claims.

Product Liability

Michigan statutes enacted in recent years place tight controls on claims involving personal injury and property damage arising from use of a product. If you have the need to litigate a product defect claim, you will require a litigation attorney who knows how to assemble and present in Court the lay witness and expert witness testimony and exhibits to allow the best opportunity for success of your defense or claim. The attorneys at Grua, Tupper & Young have the experience in litigating automobile defect, power tool defect, production press defect, chemical component defect and other claims involving a variety of products necessary to provide you aggressive and cost effective representation in your product liability litigation.

Slip/Fall

Defense or prosecution of injury claims arising from slip, trip, or fall on business or personal property requires the type of experience and legal knowledge we possess at Grua, Tupper & Young. We know how to conduct and present the factual investigation of a slip and fall claim necessary to navigate the legal landscape of issues such as comparative negligence, open and obvious conditions, and indemnification for the acts of another party, critical to the successful litigation of your claim or defense in Court.

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