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Kent, MI (May 19, 2024) – An automobile accident reported in the Kent area sent at least one person to a local hospital with injuries. The Michigan Department of Transportation reported the accident at around 6:30 p.m. on May 17.

Law enforcement reports indicate that vehicles collided on the westbound side of Interstate 96. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway just west of Alpine Avenue. Some disruptions were reported throughout the area as emergency crews remained on site. Paramedics tended to the injured victims briefly at the scene. An unknown number of people were transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly.

Car Accidents in Michigan

Kent, MI – Collision with Injuries on I-96 near Alpine AveEvery year, a large number of vehicle collisions occur on Michigan's roads. Dealing with the aftermath of an accident caused by someone else's negligence can be challenging. It's essential to seek legal advice from a seasoned Michigan car accident attorney to ensure your rights are protected and you receive proper compensation for any injuries or damages sustained.

In Michigan, when pursuing a personal injury claim, you must demonstrate the presence of negligence during the accident. This involves proving that the driver had a responsibility to care for your safety, violated that duty, and that their actions led to the crash, and as a result, you suffered injuries and damages. Once these elements are established, you have the opportunity to seek financial compensation for your losses.

To optimize your financial recovery, it's vital to establish fault on the part of the defendant. Michigan's comparative negligence laws allow individuals to file personal injury claims and recover compensation even if they bear some responsibility for the accident. However, any compensation awarded will be reduced based on the degree of fault assigned to you. Therefore, seeking legal representation from a Kent car accident attorney as soon as possible is crucial to maximize your financial recovery.

At Christopher Trainor & Associates, we are dedicated to providing top-notch legal support for car accident victims in Michigan. With over three decades of experience, our team of personal injury attorneys is well-equipped to defend your rights and assist you in securing the justice and fair compensation you deserve. We recognize the challenges of recovering from a car accident and aim to streamline the process for our clients. Reach out to us today at (248) 886-8650 for a complimentary consultation so we can advocate for your rights and guide you towards recovery.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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