Premises Liability

Ross Keilen Personal Injury

In Michigan, property owners and non-owners who have control over property have a legal obligation to use reasonable care in their ownership and maintenance of the property. If an owner’s or controller of property’s negligence creates a dangerous condition on the property, and as a result, someone is injured, the negligent owner or negligent person controlling the property is liable …

Dog Bites

Ross Keilen Personal Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Humane Society of the United States, there are about 4.7 million dog bites every year in the U.S. The Kalamazoo attorneys at Keilen Law, PLC represent young children, teenagers, adults, United States postal workers, UPS and FedEx delivery drivers, service providers, and building contractors in in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, …

Auto Accidents

Ross Keilen Personal Injury

Car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accident, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents result in serious injuries and death in Michigan every day. When someone is injured in an automobile accident in Kalamazoo and throughout Michigan, it often results in unanticipated vehicle repairs, medical bills, lost wages, pain & suffering, disability, and disfigurement. One single car accident can cause physical, emotional and …

Medical Malpractice

Ross Keilen Personal Injury

We rely on doctors, nurses, and other medical providers to keep us healthy and help in times of need. However, physicians and other medical personnel sometimes make medical errors that are preventable or avoidable. This is called medical malpractice. A single medical error can jeopardize our health and safety. Medical negligence often causes, or increases the risk of experiencing, life-long …

What happens if someone sues me or my business as a result of an injury, but they are partially at fault?

Adam Keilen Personal Injury

Al is driving above the speed limit. Bob runs a red light, and smashes into Al. Al suffers serious injuries as a result of the automobile accident. Al sues Bob. At trial, it is determined that Al was 20% at fault, and Bob was 80% at fault. The damages are $100,000. Michigan’s Comparative Negligence Rule. Under Michigan law, MCL § …