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About West Michigan Injury Lawyers

We are one of West Michigan’s most successful personal injury law firms. With our offices in downtown Muskegon’s Hines Building and in Grand Rapids, we are local attorneys who strive hard to make sure that the insurance companies are held responsible for the consequences of auto accidents or other injury type cases.

Your Personal Injury, Auto Accident, Wrongful Death, or Dog Bite case will be handled from start to finish by hard-working, dedicated, LOCAL, MUSKEGON BASED attorneys with years of Personal Injury trial experience. Trust your case to be handled by Paul Shibley, John Schlinker, Loryn Schlinker, or, David Givskud, who are well respected, local attorneys who do not represent any insurance companies or corporations.

How Can We Help?

Practice Areas

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Automobile Accidents

We investigate every possible contributing cause of an accident to ensure that you will receive
full compensation.

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Motorcycle Accidents

West Michigan Injury Lawyers, P.C. offers aggressive and professional representation to motorcycle
accident victims.

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Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bite injuries are no laughing matter. Almost one in five of those who are bitten require medical attention.


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Nursing Home Abuse

When a nursing facility has failed to meet the basic needs of the patient, it is important to remember that the
patient has rights.

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Wrongful Death

No amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one. However, we help our clients achieve financial security so they can focus on recovering from their loss.

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Slip and Fall

We represent victims of structural defects, weather-related accidents, and comparative negligence claims.



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Civil Rights Claims

We defend Michigan employees in both the public and private sector against workplace discrimination based on sex, race, age, height/weight and more.


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We Are Experts

Why Our Clients Chose Us

Few attorneys in West Michigan have had as many successful jury verdicts as Paul Shibley, the managing partner of the firm. He is an Executive Board Member of the Michigan Association for Justice, a Fellow of the Michigan Bar Foundation (an award only given to 5% of practicing attorneys in Michigan) and has been recognized as a Michigan Personal Injury Super Lawyer by his peers for four consecutive years due to the excellent results he has achieved for his clients.

Loryn Schlinker has been recognized by West Michigan Injury Lawyers PLC as the “premises guru” of the firm, wherein she has notable settlements including, a $625,000 settlement for a man who sustained serious injuries after he fell off his bike when his tire hit a portion of  unmarked excavated sidewalk.    

John Schlinker brings a wide array of experience to West Michigan Injury Lawyers PLC through his thirty-plus years of practice in Michigan. He has extensive experience from both “sides of the aisle” wherein he has worked for insurance companies, the United Food and Commercial Workers’ Labor Union, and most recently, fighting for the rights of injured individuals. He has further litigated cases in front of the Supreme Court of the United States. 

David Givskud has extensive trial experience and has litigated over a thousand No-Fault cases. Having been previously named to Michigan Super Lawyers, David takes pride in holding insurance companies accountable for providing the benefits that insureds are entitled to as part of the auto insurance.

Disability Bad Faith Award
Punitive Damages Judgment
Disability Settlement
Health Insurance Settlement
Disability Award
Disability Settlement

Contact Info

Call Now: 231-725-8444

Free Consultation

For a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced attorney at West Michigan Injury Lawyers, PC. regarding your case, please submit the following response form. Form submissions are relayed to us through our highly secure servers and we respect the confidentiality of your information to the fullest extent.