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James A. Christopherson Selected for 2012 Best Lawyers in America

James Christopherson of Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson has recently been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty area of Arbitration and Mediation. For over a quarter of a century, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the profession and the public as the definitive guide to…

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Head on Car Crash Case Settled for Policy Limits of $300,000

A 28 year old line technician sought compensation from defendant driver for injuries he sustained when defendant crossed the centerline striking him head-on and injuring his left foot and hip. After being hospitalized for five days and undergoing surgical repair of his foot and hip he was able to return to work. Plaintiff’s surgeon testified…

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DDC Attorney Obtains a $1.7 Million Judgment for Victim of a Brutal Attack

Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson obtained a $1.7 million judgment on behalf of a 29-year-old northern Michigan man whose face was shattered and disfigured in a brutal attack earlier this year.” After the attack, the victim had to be air lifted to a southern Michigan trauma center where a team of surgeons reconstructed his face. His…

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DDC Attorney Achieves Immediate Results in Favor of Clients

In Grand Traverse County, a Minor In Possession (MIP) is a misdemeanor and will appear on your criminal record, unless the right decisions are made at the beginning of your case. A person under 21 charged with a MIP has 10 days to respond to the charge. Under everyday circumstances, it takes the Court at…

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The Michigan Court of Appeals found in favor of consumers

The Michigan Court of Appeals found in favor of consumers who are sold auto policies with underinsured protection limits equal to the state’s mandatory statutory minimum coverage, as no scenario exists that would allow the insured to collect! http://coa.courts.mi.gov/documents/opinions/final/coa/20110714_c295685_80_295685.opn.pdf…

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Estate Planning

Why you should have on clean underwear…. Before I would take a trip, or when I was younger just walking out the door, my mother would ask me if I had on clean underwear. It became an only half serious joke between us, a way to say “I love you” because you just never know…

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