Dan Beyer is a seasoned trial attorney with nearly 40 years of experience, having tried over 50 cases in the Michigan Circuit and District courts and the Federal Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Dan focuses his practice on personal injury matters related to medical malpractice, motor vehicle claims and general negligence; lender’s and owner’s title claims; insurance coverage; physician licensing and administrative complaints; commercial matters and consumer claims; and general liability.
Dan has appeared before the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a Certified Mediator.
Dan lectures before professional and trade associations, and publishes on the subjects of healthcare issues, property taxation and civil litigation matters. On February 26, 2019, he gave a presentation to Fidelity National Title Michigan Claims Group in Omaha, Nebraska. He is listed in “Who’s Who in American Law” and was named a “Top Lawyer” by Magazine.
- Download Dan’s white paper “Michigan Ownership Liability and No-Fault Act: Ramifications with Self-Driving Vehicles” here.
- Read Dan’s article “A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective on Presenting the Litigated Real Property Case” written for the Real Property Law Section State Bar of Michigan and summarizing key issues a practitioner should consider when litigating these cases.
- Read Dan’s article “Electronic Medical Records” offering an overview of electronic medical records and electronic health information and their impact on professional liability, licensing, disputes with payors, among other issues
Dan enjoyed tennis and cycling, is a member of the United States Tennis Association, and regularly competes in both singles and doubles tennis matches.
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- Association of Defense Trial Counsel
- Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
- Michigan Land Title Association, including Legislative Committee
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Michigan
- Oakland County Bar Association
- Oakland County Bar Association
Bar and Court Admissions
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
- United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D.
- Albion College, B.A.
- cum laude
Insights & News
March 17, 2020
February 27, 2020
December 4, 2019
September 17, 2019
August 9, 2019
June 5, 2019
April 18, 2018
March 29, 2018
February 26, 2018
January 26, 2018
January 15, 2018
December 18, 2017
Kerr Russell team makes holiday donations to Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Wigs 4 Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, and Children's Hospital of Michigan
November 30, 2017
November 16, 2017
November 3, 2017
November 1, 2017
Kerr Russell ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 17 practice areas
September 27, 2017
business Magazine covers Kerr Russell's participation in Detroit Chinese Business Association International Golf Outing
September 19, 2017
Kerr Russell team places second and scores longest drive at Detroit Chinese Business Association golf outing
August 10, 2017
July 31, 2017
July 28, 2017
Catherine Edwards, Patrick Haddad, and Daniel Beyer discuss legal trends in healthcare technology with Oakland County Medical Society
June 5, 2017
March 10, 2017
Kerr Russell attorneys, Daniel Beyer, Patrick Haddad and Catherine Edwards speak at OCBA Medical Legal Conference
December 10, 2016
Daniel Beyer and Jeffrey May complete the successful defense of a radiologist in a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Oakland County
September 25, 2016
Daniel Beyer and Katherine Cser obtained summary disposition in a personal injury lawsuit in favor of the defendant, a major trucking corporation
September 20, 2016
Daniel Beyer and William Blasses successfully defend steel mill owner and operator from employee lawsuit
May 21, 2013
Dan Beyer pens "A Trial Lawyer's Perspective on Presenting the Litigated Real Property Case" for the Real Property Law Section State Bar of Michigan
Obtained defense verdict in wrongful death case in Oakland County in which a family practitioner was sued for not suspecting a pulmonary embolism that caused the death of a 45 year old bank manager.
Successfully defended interests of mortgagee in claim involving a forged deed
Successful defense of radiologist sued for allegedly misreading a venous doppler ultrasound; case dismissed on eve of summary disposition motion
Obtained Wayne County defense jury verdict in favor of internist/urgent care physician sued for malpractice for not diagnosing staph infection resulting in heart surgery necessary for plaintiff
Obtained defense verdict in wrongful death case in Macomb County where urgent care doctor allegedly failed to diagnose a 54 year old man with an unusual fatal pneumonia
Obtained defense verdict in a malpractice case in Wayne County where plaintiff alleged a bladder injury resulting from gynecologist’s performance of abdominal hysterectomy.
Defense verdict in medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit against physician relating to alleged improper prescription of methadone
Plaintiff jury verdict in lawsuit by title insurance underwriter against agent relating to negligence in title search
Obtained defense verdict in favor of defendant colorectal surgeon in Ingham County Circuit Court (Lansing). Claim was failure to diagnose abscess resulting in colostomy and claimed disability