Entries by Smith & Johnson

3 FAQ About Seeking Custody in Michigan

When people who share children separate or divorce, they must devise an arrangement for handling all aspects of childrearing moving forward. Called a custody arrangement, this plan addresses everything from where the kids will live to how major decisions will be made on their behalf. If you’re planning on seeking custody in Michigan and you’re […]

Expungement Eligibility

Am I Eligible for Expungement in Michigan Under the New Law? If your criminal record has been holding you back, you may soon be in luck. Thanks to the “Clean Slate” initiative, up to 1 million Michiganders are going to have an easier time securing employment and housing in the near future by having their […]

Partial Settlement in Opioid Litigation for Marquette County

Smith & Johnson is proud of the role it played as counsel of record for Grand Traverse and Marquette counties. These two clients are projected to receive nearly 5MM in monies from the recent opioid settlement. S & J represents 36 counties and cities across Northern Michigan who collectively are projected to receive over 26MM […]

Upcoming Partial Settlement in Opioid Litigation for Leelanau County

Lawsuits filed by Timothy Smith, on behalf of 36 Northern Michigan municipalities, are projected to bring in $26 million to those cities and counties to combat the opioid epidemic, with nearly $430,000 allocated to Leelanau County. This is just a partial settlement with just 4 of the defendants in the lawsuit. Smith & Johnson, as […]

Upcoming Partial Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

Lawsuits filed by Timothy Smith, on behalf of 36 Northern Michigan municipalities, are projected to bring in $26 million to those cities and counties to combat the opioid epidemic, with just short of $3 million awarded to Grand Traverse County and nearly $215,000 to the city of Traverse City. This is just a partial settlement […]

New Michigan Legislation Allows Clean Slate for First-Time OWI Offenders

Governor Whitmer recently signed legislation allowing for clean slate expungement of convictions for first violation of operating while intoxicated (OWI). The new House Bill, signed into legislation on Monday, August 23rd, is expected to give nearly 200,000 one-time OWI offenders another chance to have a clean record. Another bill, also passed Monday, continues to enforce […]

IVC Filter Litigation

If you or a loved one have been injured due to a defective IVC filter, our team of mass tort personal injury attorneys at Smith & Johnson are ready to represent you and get you the compensation you are owed. Contact attorney Tim Smith today to see if you qualify for the IVC Filter litigation. […]

Paraquat Litigation

Exposure to Paraquat has been linked to an increased risk of Parkinson’s Disease. If you or a loved one has been exposed to Paraquat and has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, you may qualify to participate in the Paraquat lawsuit, and Smith & Johnson will help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact personal injury […]

Talcum Powder Litigation

Talcum powder has been linked to forms of cancer including mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer after using talcum powder, the team at Smith & Johnson can help you get the compensation you deserve. Talcum Powder Personal Injury Attorneys In 1894, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) introduced what […]