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Lawyer Referrals: Refer Your Michigan Pedestrian Accident Cases To Us

Attorneys in Michigan and throughout the United States refer their Michigan pedestrian accident clients to our law firm for legal representation. 

Our team of award-winning lawyers will handle the case from start to finish to achieve the highest possible settlement for your client. When the case settles, we will send you a referral fee check.

Best Michigan Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Our legal team includes the most successful personal injury & pedestrian accident attorneys in Michigan. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. and our lawyers have won the top awards in the legal profession, including:

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms
  • "Best Michigan Personal Injury Attorney" by American Lawyer Academy
  • Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan
  • Honored as "Super Lawyers"
  • Top Martindale-Hubbell Rating (AV) for Skill & Integrity

Examples of Our Pedestrian Accident Settlements

  • $1,600,000 Settlement for a pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle in Oakland County
  • $375,000 Settlement for a hit & run incident in Warren
  • $315,000 Settlement for a Flint woman who was hit by a truck while walking
  • $100,000 Settlement for a pedestrian hit by a drunk driver in Battle Creek
  • $100,000 Settlement for a Saginaw man who was struck by a vehicle

Other Types of Michigan Accident Cases to Refer to Us

Paying Referral Fees for Michigan Pedestrian Accident Cases

We handle all pedestrian accident cases on a one-third contingency fee basis. 

Under Michigan law, we are required to deduct the case expenses from the total settlement amount before calculation our contingent fee. 

For most pedestrian accident cases, we pay the referring attorney a one-third referral fee. We guarantee this fee in writing immediately upon being retained by the client for representation. We also confirm the referral source in our case management software.

Is the Referring Attorney Required to Work on a Michigan Case?

No. Unlike in other states, Michigan does not require that the referring lawyer work or co-counsel the case in order to receive a referral fee. The Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 1.5 (e) only requires that the client is advised of the referral arrangement and does not object and that the total fee on the case is reasonable. 

The client's written consent is required for any type of referral or co-counsel fee arrangement. We will get the client's written consent as part of our original retainer agreement. Our Contingent Fee Agreements include language that a referral fee will be paid to you and the client's signature acknowledges the payment of your referral fee.

How Attorneys Refer Their Pedestrian Accident Cases to Us

Referring your pedestrian accident cases to us is easy. You refer us your client by doing the following:

  • Call (800) 606-1717 to speak with one attorneys first to discuss the case to see if we are interested in the referral.
  • E-mail Lawrence J. Buckfire at [email protected] to provide information about the case
  • Have your client call us directly and mention that an attorney referred the case to our firm

If your preference is to have your client call us directly, make sure that the client tells us that you are the referring attorney. Many clients do not remember to provide that information and you may not be properly credited with the referral. We strongly suggest that you mail or fax us a letter confirming that you are the lawyer that referred the case.

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