Attorney Tim Johnson Recognized as Lawyer of the Year

Smith & Johnson Attorneys is proud to announce that attorney Tim Smith has, once again, been recognized by peers as the top Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigator in Northern Michigan.  Best Lawyers released their 2024 recognitions where Tim Smith is featured in the milestone 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® as their “Lawyer of […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Building a Motorcycle Accident Claim in Michigan

Motorcycle accidents can be devastating, leaving riders with severe injuries and emotional trauma. If you have experienced such an unfortunate event, it’s crucial to understand the dos and don’ts of building a motorcycle accident claim. Navigating the legal process can be overwhelming, but with the right approach and a compassionate attorney by your side, you […]

5 FAQs About Filing a Personal Injury Claim Against a Drowsy Driver

5 FAQs About Filing a Personal Injury Claim Against a Drowsy Driver  Accidents caused by drowsy drivers can have devastating consequences. The aftermath of such crashes often leave victims with significant and life-altering burdens. If you or a loved one has been injured in a crash caused by someone who fell asleep behind the wheel, […]

How to Mitigate Damages After Getting Hurt in a Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident in Michigan, it’s crucial to take immediate action to mitigate the damages. Minimizing the impact of the crash on your life will allow you to put together the most compelling claim possible. This is because taking reasonable measures to mitigate damages will reduce the likelihood of […]

Ottawa County Sanctioned for Encumbering Opioid Settlement

  36 Michigan municipalities represented by Timothy Smith of Smith & Johnson Attorneys are now closer to receiving pivotal Opioid Settlement funds to heal their communities from the effects of the ongoing opioid crisis. Judge Fresard of the 3rd Circuit Court recently sanctioned Ottawa County for filing a lawsuit that delayed disbursement of $81 million […]

Dog Bite Claim Damages—What You Can Include

What Kinds of Damages Can You Include in a Dog Bite Claim? If you were bit by someone else’s dog, you may be entitled to compensation for the associated damages. The total amount you can seek will depend on the severity of your injuries and the laws in the state where the attack occurred. In […]

How Car Accident Injuries Can Affect Your Life

5 Devastating Ways Car Accident Injuries Can Affect Your Life Getting hurt in a car accident can be a life-changing event. In addition to the physical injuries you sustain, you will likely suffer significant emotional and financial devastation. While you may be entitled to compensation for all the associated losses, you’re going to have to […]

How to Strengthen Your Drunk Driving Accident Claim

Strengthening Your Drunk Driving Accident Claim If you were recently struck by an impaired motorist, you probably don’t know what to do or where to turn. Should you have grounds for legal action, though, it’s imperative to handle the aftermath properly, so you can protect your right to compensation. To help you get started, here […]

What’s Next for Opioid Settlement Funds?

$7.2 million and change: That’s how much money is coming to northern Michigan from an early round of federal opioid lawsuit settlements. Check out this article from the Traverse City Ticker.

How to Communicate with Your Ex During Divorce Proceedings

5 Tips for Corresponding with Your Ex During Divorce Proceedings Ending a marriage is one of the most stressful scenarios you will ever face. Even if the divorce is your decision and you anticipate a relatively amicable split, you can expect to face both emotional roadblocks and financial hurdles along the way. For many couples, […]