Michigan Personal Injury Attorneys

About West Michigan Injury Lawyers

Over 75 Years of Combined Legal Experience

West Michigan Injury Lawyers, PLC is one of West Michigan’s most successful personal injury law firms. With our offices located in the heart of Muskegon’s “Main Street” redevelopment project, local attorneys Paul Shibley, Loryn Schlinker, John Schlinker, and David Givskud make sure that insurance companies are held responsible for the consequences of auto accidents or other types of injury cases.

Keep reading to learn more about our firm and legal team or give us a call at (855) 933-0102 to schedule your free, no-obligation case evaluation with an attorney today!

Meet Our Attorneys

Paul Shibley

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 on the prestigious Super Lawyers® list by his peers for eight consecutive years due to the excellent results he has achieved for his clients.

Loryn Schlinker

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. She is an avid volunteer for organizations such as Every Woman’s Place, the Grand Rapids Urban League, and at criminal expungement workshops. Her other practice areas include motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites.

John Schlinker

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. He has worked for two Michigan insurance companies and represented many local labor unions. Most recently, his focus has been on fighting for the rights of accident victims and handling civil rights claims. He has had great success at the trial court level and in numerous cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals, Michigan Supreme Court, Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

David Givskud

David Givskud has extensive trial experience and has litigated over a thousand no-fault cases. Having been previously named on the exclusive Michigan Super Lawyers® list, David takes pride in holding insurance companies accountable for providing the benefits that insureds are entitled to as part of the auto insurance. David frequently receives endorsements from former clients who appreciate how personable, efficient, and professional he is.

We Can Help

From our office in the heart of Muskegon’s Main Street, your personal injury, auto accident, wrongful death, dog bite, or other case will be handled from start to finish by hard-working, dedicated, local, Muskegon based attorneys with years of personal injury trial experience. Paul Shibley, John Schlinker, Loryn Schlinker, and David Givskud are all well respected, community-oriented attorneys who represent people—not insurance companies or corporations.

Mr. Shibley and associates have spent their professional lives standing up for injured clients. They are committed to doing all they can to assure that your personal injury case is thoroughly prepared to obtain the best possible results.

Trust the team who has obtained millions of dollars for their clients obtaining personal injury jury verdicts in Muskegon County, Ottawa County, Kent County, Newaygo County, Oceana County, and Allegan County. We never charge an attorney fee unless a recovery is made, and all initial consultations are free.

Please contact our office at (855) 933-0102 to discuss having our West Michigan injury lawyers handle you or your family member’s case, or fill out our new case questionnaire we will contact you as soon as we are available.
  • Very professional & informative

    “Paul is an awesome attorney who definitely cares about his clients. I would recommend him to anyone. He was very professional and informative with my case. Highly recommended!!!”

    - Shawn C.
  • They go above & beyond for you

    “Loryn was an amazing attorney to work with. She always took the time to answer questions and went out of her way to make sure I understood each and every action being taken. I highly recommend her as a personal injury attorney.”

    - Former Client
  • Thank you!

    “John Schlinker handled my case and he was awesome. He did a great job, was always available to talk, and worked hard to get me a great settlement. He explained what was going on and walked me through a complicated case. I recommend him to anyone with an in”

    - David S.
  • He’s the best in my book

    “I got bit by a dog and nearly died until the germ doctors figured out what was wrong. I called John “My Man” Schlinker and he treated me like family and got me an awesome recovery. I recommend John to everyone! He’s the best in my book.”

    - Steve B.
  • Very knowledgeable & experienced

    “My experience with Paul was exceptional! Always responds in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable and experienced. Compassionate and caring. I recommend everyone that asks me to go to this firm.”

    - Tina F.

Why Our Clients Choose Us

  • Over 75 Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • Personalized & Passionate Representation
  • Work Directly With the Attorneys
  • Known Locally & Involved With the Community
  • Extensive Trial Experience & Litigated Over a Thousand No-Fault Cases
  • Insider Knowledge of Insurance Companies

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