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A Dedicated and Trial-Proven Personal Injury Attorney Serving Nashville

In an instant, a car accident or other traumatic event can alter your life dramatically. Afterward, at a time when you must focus on your health and family more than ever, you need a lawyer who will fight for every dollar of compensation you deserve under the law. Attorney Michael Smith realizes that your injury and need for legal help are the most important concerns you will have. He works diligently to assist you and help resolve these legal matters.

If you are uncertain whether you need a personal injury lawyer — or if you have run into problems trying to work directly with an insurance company — you are not alone. The Law Office of Michael K. Smith provides trusted and highly qualified legal assistance to victims of accidents caused by others' negligence. This includes car crashes, pedestrian accidents, premises liability cases and more.

What Should You Look For In A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Above all, most people want accurate information and the truth about their rights to compensation. When you need legal help, you should expect your attorney to work your case actively, know the law, keep you informed and prepare for a possible trial. Legal knowledge and expertise, trial experience and reputation in the legal community all matter. Sometimes, the best way to choose a lawyer is by relying on recommendations and reviews from clients. These can provide evidence of the lawyer's skill and give you confidence that you have made the best choice.

Since 1995, attorney Michael K. Smith has handled hundreds of personal injury cases, including taking more than 50 through trial. In the past several years, he has won settlements and trial verdicts for clients totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars. Prior to founding the Law Office of Michael K. Smith in downtown Nashville, he was a partner in another prominent firm, primarily focusing on insurance defense. His insight into insurance companies' defense tactics and methods is an extremely valuable asset for the clients we assist every working day.

1) Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference. - In a recent wrongful death claim - the prior atty handled 2 years adn gave up when atty thought no auto insurance available . I took over for a sad and worried family and understood Tennessee law and did research with investigation and secured a collectible $55,000 judgment for the family ..........on a Different case - a teenager auto accident with serious injuries and no liability insurance by the other driver . The other driver claimed my client teenager ran the red light and the police report showed my client ran a red light adn at fault. He had serious injuries. I located witnesses and also personally interviewed adn secured a video surveillance form a local business to prove my client was not at fault. Resulted in a policy limits payment for my client and also reduced the medical subrogation owed by 90 %

2) How did you build a successful practice? - many years of experience and one satisfied client and successful case at a time - creating referrals to help other people

3) What should clients look for in a lawyer? integrity, experience and hard work to fight for them

4) How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases? very important - each case and jurisdiction is different

5) What information can you provide in a free phone consultation? examining the facts and issues, an understanding of what the problems are and what I can expect to do to help them and a "gameplan" as to how to successfully win the case for a client.

6) What information do you need in a free phone consultation? the facts of the accident, the police report, discussion of the injuries and what expectation to have

7) What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community? my 24 years experience, my work effort to fight for justice an the clients benefit and my reputation as a fair, honest and experienced trial lawyer

8) What is the most rewarding aspect of your job? winning a difficult case for a family in need and helping them to recover

9) What are your other interests in addition to law? my family and spending time with them

10) Are you involved in your community? yes

Additional Strengths In Handling Other Civil Disputes And Drafting Wills

In addition to representing victims of auto accidents, trip- and slip-and-fall accidents, and other major traumatic injuries, Michael K. Smith deals strategically and aggressively with insurance disputes, contract disputes and legal malpractice allegations. He also drafts wills and handles other general litigation matters in accordance with clients' needs and goals.

Turn To A Lawyer Ready And Willing To Fight For Justice In Your Case

We will provide a free consultation and case evaluation. You will speak directly with an attorney who will treat you with care and do everything possible under the law to accomplish your goals. Simply inquire by email or call 615-620-5833 or 615-620-5833 (toll free).


Law Office of Michael K. Smith
The Chapple Building in Maryland Farms
5115 Maryland Way Suite 131
Brentwood, TN 37027

Phone: 615-620-5833
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