Tom is a seasoned trial attorney with years of litigation experience recovering millions of dollars for his clients from Michigan’s auto No-Fault insurance companies.
He focuses his practice on taking care of our West Michigan clients in our Grand Rapids law office.
Tom has obtained substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients over the past 25 years, including a $1 million verdict in Huron County for a serious car accident in which the insurance company refused to pay anything for rehabilitation costs for the teenage auto accident victim.
Tom also has unique insights into settling cases and maximizing value for his clients, having started on the defense side at two respected insurance defense law firms. He has taken dozens of cases to trial and specializes in recovering unpaid and overdue medical expenses from No-Fault insurance companies.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1996||06/27/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Lawyers||Grand Rapids Magazine||2022|
|Attorney||Michigan Auto Law||2019 - Present|
|Attorney||Miller Johnson||2006 - 2019|
|Attorney||Plunkett & Cooney||1998 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Negligence Law Section – State Bar of Michigan||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||N/A|
|Grand Rapids Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Kalamazoo County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Detroit Mercy School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Hillsdale College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Kent County Car Accident Case||$540,000 Settlement|
|Confidential Truck Accident Case||$2 Million settlement|
|Car Accident Case||$600,000 settlement|
|Wrongful Death Car accident settlement||$250,000 Settlement|
|Car Accident Case||$250,000 Settlement|