OurAdvocate, Injury Law Center P.C.

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John has dedicated over 30 years, to serving the needs of personal injury clients in Michigan, and across the country.


Some of his resilience may have come from playing Big Ten Football for coaching legend Duffy Daugherty at Michigan State University, where he was also a Rhode Scholar Candidate.


He then went on to the University of Notre Dame Law School and passed the Michigan bar exam and hung out his shingle as a Personal Injury Sole Practitioner, a first for Livingston County Michigan.


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Mr. Schalter views Personal Injury Law as his life calling. His father experienced a massive heart attack and stroke due to carbon monoxide poisoning at his job. For 11 years Johns father, once a healthy man, sat in a wheelchair watching his family suffer and feeling constant confusion and despair. He never thought about talking to a personal injury lawyer, or realized he could even afford one.


Since then, John has made it his life's mission to help bring justice to innocent victims of reckless conduct. Consequently, Jon is constantly trying to bridge the gap between law and the people it was designed to protect. The evolution of OurAdvocate is the product of these efforts. He sees this firm as a "work in progress," constantly evolving into a "better way" of protecting his clients and serving their unique needs in Michigan, and throughout our country.


He has been a long-standing member of almost all state and local bar associations. In his free time, he writes screenplays for major studios in Hollywood. Also, he and his wife Carrie have spent the last year building schools in Kenya, Africa.

Main Office

Columbia Center, 14th floor
101 W. Big Beaver
Troy  MI  48084

Phone
  • (248) 841-1060
Fax
  • (248) 841-1061
Auto Accident
Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you are a victim of an auto accident, we treat your case as we would our own family members.

Car Accidents, Truck
The most common personal injury cases are motor vehicle accidents; according to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, there were 316,057 in 2012 in the state of Michigan. These car accidents can be complicated with intoxication by drugs and drunk driving, speeding drivers, bicycles and motorcycles, multiple vehicles at intersections with confusing right aways, juvenile drivers, senior drivers and a host of other things. Even fender-benders can cause whiplash.

Every one minute and forty seconds a motor vehicle crash occurs in Michigan. Our team at OurAdvocate will analyze your accident case from all angles to get you the compensation you deserve.

Car Accidents

In a metro area such as Detroit, car accidents are frequent. Car accidents can cause severe injuries, such as brain damage and spinal cord injury, but they can also cause life-altering, debilitating injuries that are not as obvious,such as whiplash and soft-tissue injuries. Car accidents can also cause or involve pedestrian injury or bicycle accidents and injuries. In some cases when injuries are not as obvious, you will need an experienced attorney advocate to supervise and present your case. If you have been in a car accident, call OurAdvocate today.

Truck Accidents

There are many types of error in truck accidents.

Truck, semi, and big-rig accidents and collisions involve a complicated group of laws as well as complex evidence. The trucking industry is heavily regulated, so an accident involving a truck involves many regulations and laws. Moreover, the injuries are often incredibly severe and they often have wrongful death claims associated. Death, paralysis, severe burns and brain injury caused by truck driver negligence occurs at an alarming rate. If you or someone you know has been injured in a trucking accident, call OurAdvocate today.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Mr. Schalter views Personal Injury Law as his life calling. His father experienced a massive heart attack and stroke due to carbon monoxide poisoning at his job. For 11 years John’s father, once a healthy man, sat in a wheelchair watching his family suffer and feeling constant confusion and despair. He never thought about talking to a personal injury lawyer, or realized he could even afford one. Since then, John has made it his life’s mission to help bring justice to innocent victims of reckless conduct. Consequently, Jon is constantly trying to bridge the gap between law and the people it was designed to protect. The evolution of OurAdvocate is the product of these efforts. He sees this firm as a "work in progress," constantly evolving into a "better way" of protecting his clients and serving their unique needs in Michigan, and throughout our country.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

John has dedicated over 30 years, to serving the needs of personal injury clients in Michigan, and across the country. Some of his resilience may have come from playing Big Ten Football for coaching legend Duffy Daugherty at Michigan State University, where he was also a Rhode Scholar Candidate.

He then went on to the University of Notre Dame Law School and passed the Michigan bar exam and hung out his shingle as a Personal Injury Sole Practitioner, a first for Livingston County Michigan. He is licensed in both State and Federal Court in Michigan and is a member of the Bar in California

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Why Choose OurAdvocate?

- We handle your case with PASSION and COMPASSION.
- Strong reputation as being a leader within the field of personal injury.
- Years of experience handling major personal injury cases both within, and outside, the state of Michigan.
- A compassion and understanding that is too often lacking within the field of personal injury.
- A wealth of satisfied clients.
- A guarantee that we will take no fee unless we win.


Tel 248.841.1060
Cell 248.568.7021
Fax 248.841.1061

Email: jjschalter@gmail.com

John J. Schalter

John has dedicated over 30 years, to serving the needs of personal injury clients in Michigan, and across the country. Some of his resilience may have come from playing Big Ten Football for coaching legend Duffy Daugherty at Michigan State University, where he was also a Rhode Scholar Candidate.

He then went on to the University of Notre Dame Law School and passed the Michigan bar exam and hung out his shingle as a Personal Injury Sole Practitioner, a first for Livingston County Michigan. He is licensed in both State and Federal Court in Michigan and is a member of the Bar in California.

Mr. Schalter views Personal Injury Law as his life calling. His father experienced a massive heart attack and stroke due to carbon monoxide poisoning at his job. For 11 years Johs'a father, once a healthy man, sat in a wheelchair watching his family suffer and feeling constant confusion and despair. He never thought about talking to a personal injury lawyer, or realized he could even afford one. Since then, John has made it his life

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Articles Written

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What Is a Personal Injury Case?

Created On: 09/22/2010

In order to understand how to hire a Personal Injury Lawyer, you must first clearly understand what a “Personal Injury Case” is. First of all, the words “case” and “claim” are very similar in meaning...

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