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Car Accident Litigation Lawyers In Suttons Bay Michigan

Suttons Bay is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 589 at the 2000 census. The village was incorporated in 1898 and is located within Suttons Bay Township. The community is named for one of the first settlers of European decent, Harry C. Sutton, who arrived in 1854. He arrived with a crew of woodsmen to supply fuel for passing wood steamboats. In 1903 the Traverse City, Leelanau, and Manistique Railroad began a route between Traverse City to the South and Northport to the North, stopping at Suttons Bay, as well as Hatch's Crossing, Fountain Point, Bingham, Keswick, and Omena. Before the turn of the 20th century, four churches had been established—two Lutheran, one Catholic, and one Congregational. In 1920, Leelanau County voters approved moving the county seat to Suttons Bay, but the move never took place. Suttons Bay has a school; the sports mascot is a Viking, hence the nickname "Suttons Bay Norsemen. " The town is home to the county's only movie theater, opened in 1946. It is now owned by Bob Bahle, and was renovated in 1977. Its fare consists of unique art house films, and occasionally the theater hosts plays & concerts. The town has a clothing store that has been owned by one family over four generations called "Bahles. " The original store started as a "dry-goods" business in 1876 by Lars Bahle, an immigrant from Norway. Anna Hawkins married Patrick Hawkins in 1943 and moved to the family farm located four miles south of town while Patrick served in the U.S. Army in Italy. Activities in Suttons Bay include the Suttons Bay Jazzfest and the Suttons Bay Art Festival. Suttons Bay also is highly embedded in the cherry industry, producing sweet and tart cherries of many varieties. Harvest operations usually take place in mid-July and run sometimes into August.

What is car accident litigation?

Car accidents are cases involving people who have suffered an injury in a traffic accident for which another driver may be at fault. A traffic collision may affect other vehicles, their occupants, and pedestrians, animals and may result in injury, property damage and/or death. A number of factors contribute to the risk of collision including; vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, and driver impairment. People who are injured in automobile accidents may be compensated for their injury, lost income, and pain and suffering.

Answers to car accident litigation issues in Michigan

Automobile col­lisions are tort claims that normally involve some careless or reck­less act by one driver resulting...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Not every collision will result in litigation. Where nobody is injured or injuries are minor, it may be possible to...

Large commercial vehicles and eighteen-wheelers pose a significant hazard to most other vehicles on the road, due to...

Automobile accidents are often serious. Whiplash, joint, bone, and muscle injuries, head and brain injury, and...

In a crash, the higher lift, stiff framework and steel-panel construction of SUVs can overpower the crash...

Train accident injuries are not limited to catastrophic events such as train collisions. Trains are federally...

Catastrophic injuries are those that require significant medical treatment, and which usually have a long-term or...

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. The impact on a...

Burn injuries have recently reached epidemic proportions, with 2.4 million such injuries reported each year with at...