Entries by Smith & Johnson

Seeking Clarity: Key Factors in Establishing Fault After a Michigan Car Accident

  Car accidents can be traumatic and confusing, leaving victims with physical, emotional, and financial burdens. Fortunately, they’re usually entitled to compensation. Before they can secure it, though, they must determine—and then prove—fault. While Michigan operates under a no-fault insurance system, which means your carrier will cover your damages in most cases, regardless of who […]

The Wise Choice: Seeking Legal Guidance After a Hit and Run

  Imagine driving down a Michigan road when, suddenly, another vehicle collides with yours and speeds away, leaving you bewildered and injured. In such a distressing situation, you might wonder why it’s wise to seek legal guidance. After all, if you don’t know who hit you, it’s reasonable to assume you have little recourse. Fortunately, […]

The Impact of Pre-Existing Injuries on Car Accident Claims

Car accidents can be life-changing events, often leading to physical injuries and emotional trauma. But what if you had pre-existing injuries before the accident? How do these prior conditions impact your ability to seek compensation for the injuries sustained in the accident? This blog post aims to shed light on this complex issue, helping you […]

How to Prove Liability for a Distracted Driving Accident

In a world filled with constant digital distractions, our roads have become increasingly perilous. When a motorist’s attention is on anything but the traffic around them, the consequences can be devastating.  If you or a loved one was the victim of a distracted driving accident in Michigan, understanding how to prove negligence is essential in […]