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Personal Injury Law Lawyers In Bay Shore Michigan

Bay Shore is a small, unincorporated community located on the boundary between Charlevoix County and Emmet County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated on a ridge overlooking the Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. Bay Shore is on US 31, which connects with US 131 at Petoskey, approximately 10 miles (16 km) to the west and with M-66 at Charlevoix approximately 10 miles (16 km) to the east. Boyne City is approximately 15 miles (24 km) to the south by county roads. Bay Shore is partially within Hayes Township in Charlevoix County and partially within Resort Township in Emmet County. The Bay Shore post office, with ZIP code 49711, provides P.O. Box service. The land was owned by Eugene R. Sly and Nancy Stauffer. A portion to the north was known as Bayside, but came to be known as Bay Shore. It was a station on the Chicago and West Michigan Railway (later part of Pere Marquette Railway) by 1892. A post office was established on July 15, 1892, which operated until September 30, 1964. It was surveyed and platted in 1896.

What is personal injury law?

Personal injury includes injuries to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. If the negligence of another person can be proved, the person who is injured may be entitled to monetary compensation from that person who was negligent. Attorneys often represent clients on a contingency basis, in which the attorneys fee is a percentage of the compensation the plaintiff receives, payable when the case is resolved. Cases involving people who have suffered an injury for which someone else (an individual or business) may be legally liable -- may include injuries caused by car accidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, and emotional distress.

Answers to personal injury law issues in Michigan

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