The first snow pounding of the year in Michigan is great news for outdoorsman and Winter sport participants in Michigan. The most popular outdoor sports this time of year are snow skiing and snowmobiling. Both are great fun but also can involve sustantial risks of serious injuries. Persons injured in a Michigan Sports and Recreational Accident do have legal rights.
Snowmobile accidents often lead to catastrophic injuries and even death. These accidents can be caused by negligent driving of snowmobile operators, the failure of motorists to observe snowmobilers, and dangerous conditions on land and property that cause accidents. A person injured in a Michigan snowmobile accident may have legal rights to recover for injuries. This depends on the cause of the accident and who was at fault, but many times the injured driver or passenger can file a claim against the wrondoer. Typically, the insurance company for the negligent party pays a settlement to the snowmobile accident victim.