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James A. Iafrate

Partner

James A. Iafrate - Personal Injury Attorney in Ann Arbor MI

James A. Iafrate

Position:  Partner
Phone: (734) 994-0200
Fax: (734) 994-8830

Address:
2950 South State Street, Suite 400
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Watson v Sportsstuff – Multi-Million dollar products liability settlement.

Botnar v Michigan Guarantee Fund – Favorable jury verdict with an award of more than $100,000 in no fault benefits and attorney fees

J & J Farmer Leasing, Inc. v. Citizens Ins. Co., 472 Mich 653 (MI Sup Ct 2005) – Insurer found liable for damages in excess of policy limits for bad faith refusal to settle.

Braley v Unum, 117 F.3d 1420, CA 6 (Mich) (6th Circuit 1997)

Braley v Unum, 696 NW2d 681 (6th Circuit 2005)

Consulting Unlimited, Inc. v Auto Club Insurance Assn, Case No. 14-919-NF – Jury verdict in favor of case management company resulting in verdict in the amount of $800,000.00 which included $414,000.00 in no-fault attorney fees against AAA for an unreasonable denial of benefits.

April, 2019 – (Speaker)-Allegiance Hospital, 2019 Trauma Grand Rounds, Auto-No Fault Insurance: Understanding the Rules – Optimizing Outcomes for Patients

April, 2018 – ICLE No-Fault Seminar (Speaker) – When Fraud May Bar a Claim under the Bahri Decision

October, 2015 – American Case Management Conference – Great Lakes Chapter
Overview of the Michigan No-Fault System

September, 2014 – RINC – Rehabilitation & Insurance Nursing Counsel Conference Proposed Auto No-Fault Insurance under the Bolger Plan

March, 2014 – (Speaker) – Allegiance Hospital, 2014 Trauma Education Series, Auto No-Fault Insurance Update

September, 2013 – (Speaker) – Cooley Law School, Guest Speaker, Third Party Auto Negligence Claims

August, 2013 – (Speaker) – Garden City Hospital Explaining Michigan Auto No-Fault Benefits

July, 2013 – (Speaker) – Allegiance Hospital, 2013 Trauma Education Series, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

June, 2013 – (Speaker) – Providence Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

May, 2013 – (Speaker) – St. John Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

April, 2013 – (Speaker) – Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

March, 2013 – (Speaker) – Sparrow Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

February, 2013 – (Speaker) – Genesys Hospital, Understanding the Michigan No-Fault System

2008 – ICLE No-Fault Seminar (Speaker) – Fraud as an Exception to the One Year Back Rule
When Is Attendant Care Recoverable – Ethical Considerations, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan

2000 – Speaker at Auto Club Ins Assn – Tort Reform – 1996, Lansing, Michigan

  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
  • Italian Bar Association

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • No Fault Insurance
  • Auto Negligence
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

99% of Practice is devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Michigan, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1994

EDUCATION

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1989 – J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan – B.A.

Honors: With Distinction
Major: Political Science

LOCATION

Logeman, Iafrate, & Logeman
2950 South State Street
Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

HOURS

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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Our law firm represents clients with personal injury cases throughout Michigan. When you work with our award-winning law firm, you can rest assured you will receive the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured, do not delay. Contact our lawyers immediately for a Free Consultation. We have recovered substantial monetary compensation for individuals injured involving truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death, product liability, car crashes, auto accidents, bicycle accidents, bus accidents, brain injuries, construction cases, drunk drivers, vehicle law suits, motorcycle accidents, no fault claims, pedestrian injury, spinal cord cases, uninsured & underinsured claims, no fault insurance claims, and more. There is no attorney fee unless we win your case.

Areas We Serve: Ann Arbor MI, Ypsilanti MI, Chelsea MI, Superior Charter Twp MI, Plymouth MI, Ann Arbor Charter Twp MI, Pittsfield Charter Twp MI, Washtenaw County MI, Saline MI, Dexter MI, Jackson, MI, Canton MI, Livonia MI, South Lyon MI, Wayne County, Macomb County and Beyond!