Hagelthorn joins Plunkett Cooney’s Motor Vehicle Law Practice

Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, is pleased to announce that Jason F. Hagelthorn has joined the firm’s Transportation Law Practice Group.

Hagelthorn focuses his practice on the defense of litigation involving first- and third-party auto and trucking liability claims. A member of Plunkett Cooney’s Bloomfield Hills office, he represents clients in insurance-related claims involving no-fault law and motor vehicle negligence.

Former in-house counsel for three of nation’s largest insurance companies, Hagelthorn has extensive experience in all areas of the Michigan No-Fault Act, including the defense of third-party negligence and uninsured and underinsured claims, as well as defending first-party actions involving personal injury protection benefits and property protection benefits.

Hagelthorn is a 2008 graduate of Ave Maria School of Law. Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Michigan, he is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Alliance Defense Fund. He earned his undergraduate degree in 2005 from Eastern Michigan University.

Plunkett Cooney’s motor vehicle liability practice includes attorneys in the states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio and extends to the resolution of cross-border claims stemming from disputes in Canada. The firm’s attorneys serve as panel counsel to some of the largest insurance providers in the world, providing litigation defense representation in the areas of motor vehicle liability, fraudulent claims, no-fault law and trucking liability.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. Fortune magazine has also named Plunkett Cooney among the top commercial firms in the United States.

For more information about attorney Jason Hagelthorn joining Plunkett Cooney’s Transportation Law Practice Group, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.