Practice Areas

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The lawyers at Marko Law handle many types of cases, and are always searching for new areas in which we can offer our legal expertise. If you don’t see the category for your type of case, please call us at (313) 965-5555 to discuss your legal matter and whether we can help you. If we can’t, we can help refer you to someone who can. The following is the list of practice areas we assist in:

Personal Injury pertains to any violation of an individual’s right, other than his or her rights in property. The attorneys at Marko Law specialize serious personal injury cases. The personal injury section of the firm is staffed with the best attorneys, paralegals, and litigation specialists in the nation.

Personal Injury involves civil law cases where you are trying to obtain compensation for an injury you sustained to your person. Physical injuries to your person could arise from being involved in an automobile accident, a railroad accident, airline or other common carrier accident, a construction or other workplace accident, being injured as a result of a dangerous or otherwise unsafe product and other injury-causing situations. However, personal injuries are not just physical, such injuries can be psychological.

Psychological personal injuries are typically caused by psychological trauma associated with life-threatening and/or disfiguring physical injuries, or as a result of witnessing trauma in others, or following personal escape from serious injury following a traumatic event.

It is extremely important to have an expert evaluate the full set of circumstances of your case before involving yourself in any personal injury negotiations or lawsuit.

  • Auto Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Drownings
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Electric Shock Injuries
  • Slip and Falls
  • Airplane Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Environmental Toxins
  • Gas Explosion
  • Torts
  • General Negligence
  • Assaults / Sexual Assaults
  • Liquor Establishment Injuries (Dram Shop)

Marko Law specializes in cases that involve violations of civil rights. Federal statutes enacted after the Civil War and more recently in 1957 and 1964, were intended to implement and give further force to the basic personal rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Such laws prohibit discrimination in employment, education, public accommodation, etc., based on race, color, age, religion or national origin.

Federal and State law gives you the right to sue for police misconduct, police brutality, false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, employment discrimination, discrimination or abuse in schools and other public accommodations, based on age, color, age, religion, national origin, and other protected characteristics.

  • Police Misconduct/Brutality
  • False Arrest/ Wrongful Imprisonment
  • Jail and Prison Injurys

The Labor and Employment Department at Marko Law is dedicated to handling the civil litigation of cases involving discrimination and unfair labor practices toward individuals. We represent individuals in actions involving discrimination based on sex, race, color, harassment, national origin, religion, age and disability; unfair labor practices such as denial of wages, overtime and equal pay; denial of leave under the Family Medical Leave Act; or who have been retaliated against for asserting their rights.

  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Union/Non-Union
  • Wrongful Discharge

Coping with the loss of a loved one can be one of the most trying times of your life. When your family member’s death was caused by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, the grieving process only intensifies In these instances, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the closure and financial compensation to which you and your family are entitled.

How Wrongful Deaths Occur: By definition, a wrongful death is when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another party. Those who were dependent on, or a beneficiary of, may be entitled to monetary damages.

While states across America have passed wrongful death statutes in order to compel manufacturing companies, hospitals, and doctors to act carefully in their professional responsibilities, wrongful deaths do occur in situations such as:

  • Emergency Room Medical Malpractice
  • Anesthesia Malpractice
  • Vehicle Accidents

Medical errors kill between 48,000 and 100,000 persons each year, according to the Institute of Medicine. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider doctor, hospital, HMO, nurse, chiropractor, therapist or other individual or entity licensed to provide medical care or treatment fails to do what a competent doctor would have done, resulting in injury, disability, physical impairment or death.

  • Cancer Misdiagnosis
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Elder Malpractice
  • Emergency Room Errors
  • Failure to Diagnoses and Misdiagnosis
  • General Negligence
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Nursing Errors
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Surgical Errors
  • Medication Errors/Pharmacy Misfills
  • Unprofessional Conduct

If you have been charged with a crime under state or federal law, whether a misdemeanor or felony, a traffic violation or drunk driving offense, Marko Law can assist you with the defense of your rights and liberties. Our attorneys are experienced in helping clients navigate their way through the criminal justice system, which can often be a very scary and bewildering process.

  • Felony
  • License Restoration
  • Medical Marijuana Law
  • Misdemeanor

If you have been injured by a defective product, Marko Law can help you navigate through this complicated area of the law. Product liability is the law that provides for compensation for physical injuries and property damage resulting from defective and unreasonably dangerous products and from the failure of a manufacturer or seller to warn the consumer of product dangers. The manufacturer may have even recalled the product due to the danger to the consumer.

  • Automotive Product Defects
  • Defective/Recalled Products

Contract law is the basis of all commercial dealings. It is a body of law that governs oral and written agreements associated with the exchange of goods and services, money, and properties. This area of law covers a broad spectrum of federal, state, and local laws.

The attorneys at Marko Law specialize in all of these laws and can evaluate whether or not there has been a breach of duty pertaining to a business agreement between two or more parties.

  • Business and Contract Disputes

Michigan Real Estate law can be very complex. It is important to have an attorney who understands property law and the ramifications of real estate contracts. Contact us to assist you with your real estate law needs including the following:

  • Zoning
  • Condemnation
  • Tax valuation
  • Commercial leasing
  • Quiet title actions
  • Condominium law
  • Preparing documents for closing
  • Construction lien foreclosures
  • Overseeing purchase and sale of commercial property
  • Construction lien foreclosures
  • Negotiating terms of sale or purchase
  • Construction litigation
  • Deeds
  • Contracts
  • Landlord tenant transactions
  • Eminent domain
  • Special warranty deeds

We get the “business” in business litigation. No strangers to high-stakes, mission-critical litigation, our business litigation lawyers know how to litigate and efficiently resolve smaller cases with a view to the bottom line. Our cases have involved Fortune 500 regulars along with Midwest multi-nationals, technology superstars (and iconoclasts), and mom-and-pop success stories.

We know that all litigation comes with inherent risk and that our clients’ future often hinges on a case’s outcome. That’s why we partner with you to understand immediate and long-term business needs, then craft a combined litigation and business strategy designed to meet your company’s best interests. Our experience includes:

  • American Indian Law and Policy
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Advocacy and Guidance
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Entertainment and Media Litigation
  • Estate and Trust
  • Financial Markets Litigation
  • Franchise and Dealership
  • Government and Internal Investigations
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Marko Law assists clients with a full range of Family Law and Domestic Issues. Our attorneys provide advice and representation in divorce and custody matters, adoption, prenuptial agreements, support, adoption, legitimation, paternity, parental relocation, visitation, powers of attorney, temporary custody and other issues which affect marriage and family relationships. If you are in need of an attorney to represent your interests in court or in mediation or if you simply need advice and counsel, our experienced attorneys are prepared to assist you.