Personal Injury

Were you injured in a car accident in or near the Nashville metro area? Did you fall in a store or restaurant due to a hazard you could not avoid? Perhaps a family member's serious health decline or death was due to abuse or neglect in a nursing home. In these and other pivotal life situations, our legal team is here to help.

All Types Of Middle Tennessee Roadway Accidents Or Premises Liability Claims After Serious Injuries

A free consultation can result in the best choice of legal representation to protect your interests if you have suffered serious or moderate injuries and believe someone else should be held responsible. We handle a broad range of negligence claims and insurance disputes, including those associated with:

Comparative fault is a fundamental aspect of accident and injury claims in Tennessee. If an injured person is found 50 percent or more at fault, damages cannot be recovered from a party found equally or less responsible. This is one of many reasons why you need a lawyer who is willing to fight for you by vigorously arguing and presenting the law in your favor, and one who is not afraid of insurance companies or the courtroom.

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

The Experience You Need And The Professional Reputation You Can Trust

Personal injury litigation and negotiations are areas of long-standing focus for Nashville lawyer Michael K. Smith. His experience and legal skills have resulted in substantial monetary amounts and jury verdicts for his clients in the last several years. He will vigorously work for you to win your case as well.

Michael K. Smith knows how to make insurers pay and how to hold dangerous drivers and negligent property owners accountable for the harm they cause. His rigorous litigation and investigative skills, trial experience and extensive knowledge of insurance defense strategies often make the difference for individuals and families whose futures hang in the balance. In settlement negotiations and courtrooms, he is as tough and relentless as he fights for justice and the needs of his clients, many of whom have expressed their appreciation in heartfelt testimonials.

Contact Our Firm Anytime For Reliable Advice: 615-620-5833 Or 615-620-5833

We do not operate a high-volume, "quick-to-settle" practice at the Law Office of Michael K. Smith. You will meet with and know your attorney and be assured you can consult with him and receive one-on-one personal attention from Mr. Smith when you need him. He will not assign your case to an office secretary — like some large law offices. He will personally represent you and handle your claim.

For your free case evaluation, call or send us an email right now.