Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC

Insurance Defense Trial Results

Michigan Insurance Defense Law Firm

At the Michigan law firm of Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC, we have a strong reputation among courts and attorneys throughout the state for our success helping defend insurance company clients in negligence cases.

We try many of our cases and have a tremendous record of success in court. Here are some of our most recent insurance defense trial results:

Blake v. Seeber
Defense Attorney: Robert Aardema
Court: Kent County Circuit Court
Insurance Carrier: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Verdict: $0

Mr. Aardema successfully argued that, despite his client's admission of guilt, the plaintiff failed to prove that he suffered any economic damages as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident. Read more details here.

Winicki v. Menard, Inc.
Defense Attorney: Robert Aardema
Court: Muskegon County Circuit Court
Insurance Carrier: Zurich North American Insurance Co.
Verdict: $0

Robert Aardema successfully convinced a jury that Menard, Inc., was not at fault in an accident in which wind-blown plywood hit and injured one of its shoppers. Mr. Aardema argued that the accident was too bizarre to be foreseeable. Read more details here.

Werkema v. Rockafellow
Defense Attorney: Robert Aardema
Court: Ionia County Circuit Court
Insurance Carrier: Auto-Owners Insurance Company
Verdict: $0

In this case a 29-year-old sued after seriously injuring, and ultimately losing, his right leg while falling down the steps of an apartment building. Robert Aardema successfully argued that the plaintiff was at fault because he was intoxicated. Read more details here.

Telfor v. Clark
Defense Attorney: Robert Aardema
Court: Kent County Circuit Court
Insurance Carrier: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Verdict: $0

The jury agreed with the 61-year-old plaintiff that her spinal injury was likely caused by our client, the defendant, but it ruled that the injury was not serious enough to warrant an award. Read more details here.

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From our office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we provide high quality legal counsel to people throughout the Lower Peninsula, Upper Peninsula and Western Michigan, including the cities of Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Cheboygan, St. Joseph, Detroit, Battle Creek, Flint, Manistee, Jackson, Muskegon, Allegan, Petoskey, Ludington, Mt. Pleasant, Big Rapids, Traverse City, Gladwin, Midland, Alma, Alpena, and Bay City.