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Todd Trucks, Attorney at Law

“The key reason that we are effective personal injury attorneys is simple. We believe in our work… in helping ordinary people protect their rights.” It is Todd’s nature to work hard for his clients. He has a history of excelling at what is important to him. Law school is an example. Todd graduated magna cum…view profile
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Jay F. Trucks, Attorney at Law

While finishing a Bachelor of Arts degree at Central Michigan University, Jay F. Trucks decided to go to law school. He earned his degree, Juris Doctor with Honors, from Detroit College of Law and moved to Clare, Michigan to set up practice. In 1979, with two decades of general legal experience and a firm commitment…view profile
Thomas Ognisanti

Thomas C. Ognisanti, Attorney at Law

Tom grew up in Saginaw, Michigan and attended Nouvel Catholic Central High School. He then attended Michigan State University and graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in political science/pre-law. Tom attended law school at Michigan State University College of Law and graduated in 2004. He sat and passed the Michigan Bar Exam in July…view profile
Gregory P. Jahn

Gregory P. Jahn, Attorney at Law

Gregory P. Jahn, Saginaw injury attorney,graduated in 1978 from the University of Utah. He then attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing and graduated from law school in 1981. Greg has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 1982. Greg is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court –…view profile
Joshua T. McFarland

Joshua T. McFarland, Attorney at Law

Michigan Social Security Disability Attorney Joshua T. McFarland received his law degree magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 2011 and became a member of the Michigan State Bar soon after. Mr. McFarland joined Jay Trucks & Associates in 2011 and began representing clients in the area of Social Security Disability. He was…view profile
Jayson A. Chizick

Jayson A. Chizick, Attorney at Law

Jayson graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in 2000. He has practiced in the area of workers’ compensation for the majority of his career, and he focuses his practice on helping injured workers through the workers’ compensation system. Jayson is a member of both the Michigan and Florida state bar associations. Jayson joined…view profile
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Deborah C. Gracey, Law Firm Administrator

Debbie graduated magna cum laude from Michigan Technological University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences/History.  More recently, she has attended Saginaw Valley State University, taking graduate and teacher certification courses.  Debbie joined the firm in June 1994, working in the Personal Injury Department. In April 1995 she became the primary writer of…view profile

Personal Injury Department

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Carmen L. Clunie, Legal Secretary

Carmen joined the firm in January 1999 as a co-op student from Mid Michigan Community College. She graduated in May 1999 with honors. She earned her Associate’s Degrees in Business as a Medical Secretary/Office Professional and as a Legal Secretary/Office Professional. Before coming to Jay Trucks & Associates, P.C., she worked as an Admissions secretary…view profile
Shelly Reihl

Shelly Reihl, Legal Secretary

Shelly joined the firm in May 2007. She attended Central Michigan University and worked for many years as a Legal Secretary for other firms in the Central Michigan area prior to joining Jay Trucks & Associates, P.C. She has also spent several years self-employed. Shelly is a member of the Personal Injury Department, where she…view profile

Workers' Compensation Department

Elizabeth Sloas

Elizabeth Sloas, Legal Secretary

In January 1999, Liz joined the firm through the co-op program at Mid Michigan Community College, where she graduated, with honors, with an Associate’s Degree in Business as a Medical Secretary/Office Professional. Prior to joining the firm, Liz worked in retail, where she gained customer service experience, which is an important asset when assisting our…view profile
Tammy Cameron

Tammy Cameron, Legal Secretary

Tammy joined Jay Trucks & Associates, P.C. in October 2000 as a legal secretary in the Workers’ Compensation Department. She later transferred to the Personal Injury/Litigation Department, where she worked for four years, and then returned to serving the clients’ needs in the Workers’ Compensation Department. Tammy joined the Paralegal program at Great Lakes Junior…view profile
Michelle Sunderman

Michelle Sunderman, Legal Secretary

Michelle joined the firm in April 2008. Prior to this, she worked for many years in the medical profession as a nurses’ assistant. Michelle is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Department. Michelle has many cases that she handles, and it is her responsibility to help the clients with any questions or concerns that they…view profile
Pennie Smit

Pennie Smit, Legal Secretary

Pennie joined the firm in March 2011 as a legal secretary in the Workers’ Compensation Department. Pennie completed a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University and majored in a human service field that will prove beneficial to her position. Prior to this employment, Pennie worked as an Administrative Assistant for a local transportation…view profile
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Doris Henry, Legal Secretary

Doris joined Jay Trucks & Associates in June 2013 as a legal secretary in the Workers’ Compensation Department.  She received her Associate’s degree from Mid Michigan Community College.  Doris has worked in the healthcare field in the Clare area for many years and brings the vast knowledge, background, and skills that she gained from that…view profile
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Megan Safley, Legal Secretary

Megan joined the firm in December 2013. She attended Northern Illinois University, where she graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Megan is a hard working member of our team, working in both the Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Departments. She helps in aiding the secretaries in getting tasks done to ensure…view profile
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Melanie Bell, Legal Secretary

Melanie joined the team at Jay Trucks & Associates, P.C. in August 2014. Having lived in and around Clare all of her life, Melanie graduated from Clare High School and is glad her two adult children were raised in her hometown also. Prior to coming to the firm, she worked for 23 years in the…view profile

Social Security Department

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Sheila Salmon, Legal Secretary

Prior to joining Jay Trucks & Associates in March 2011, Sheila worked at a successful optometric office in Mt. Pleasant for many years. “The skills that I have gained from my employment at The Eyesite have given me the confidence to continue to provide excellent client service in the Workers’ Compensation Department at Jay Trucks…view profile

Administration

Ann M. Willis

Ann M. Willis, Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Ann joined the Michigan personal injury law firm of Jay Trucks & Associates in October of 1994. Prior to this time, she worked as an office professional in various fields for many years. Ann works in our bookkeeping department and has shown that organization and accuracy are what is needed to get the job done.…view profile
Stephayne Wyman

Stephayne Wyman, Client Communications

Stephayne joined Jay Trucks & Associates, P.C. in March 2002 as the Communications Operator/Receptionist. She is a very social person, so the job fits her perfectly! When you call or come into the office, you will be greeted with her cheery voice or see her smiling face. Other than answering/directing all of the incoming phone…view profile
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Since 1979, Jay Trucks & Associates has been dedicated to fighting for those who have been injured. Whether you have been injured in an accident, on the job, or denied Social Security Disability, you can count on our experienced attorneys to be dedicated to your case and focused on getting you all of the money you deserve.

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At Jay Trucks & Associates, we've worked hard over the past few decades to fight for our clients to get them all of the money they deserve. Whether it was for an auto accident, injury, workers' compensation, or Social Security Disability case, our experienced attorneys have helped our clients fight for their rights and get their lives back on track.
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$171,800 recovery for a 50 year old carpenter with a back… view verdicts & settlements
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$146,500 recovery for a 33 year old heavy equipment operator with… view verdicts & settlements
$146,500 recovery for a 49 year old printer operator with a… view verdicts & settlements
$135,000 recovery for a 60 year mechanic with a right shoulder… view verdicts & settlements
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$130,000 recovery for a 59 year old CNA with a right… view verdicts & settlements
$130,000 recovery for a 32 year old private jet service technician… view verdicts & settlements
$125,000 recovery for a 39 year old laborer with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$120,000 recovery for a 55 year old hammer man with a… view verdicts & settlements
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$118,500 recovery for a 60 year old corrections officer with a… view verdicts & settlements
$112,000 recovery for a 63 year old assembly line worker with… view verdicts & settlements
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$104,000 recovery for a 46 year old satellite installation technician with… view verdicts & settlements
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$99,500 recovery for a 62 year old production worker with a… view verdicts & settlements
$95,000 recovery for a 53 year old tile installer with bilateral… view verdicts & settlements
$2 million… Automobile accident caused by County Road Commission vehicle; GM worker… view verdicts & settlements
$1 million… Automobile accident caused when company vehicle ran a stop sign,… view verdicts & settlements
$698,000 recovery 55 year old tree cutter who suffered a closed head… view verdicts & settlements
$620,000 (combined)… Motorcycle accident; 25 year GM worker husband suffered right humerus… view verdicts & settlements
$600,000 (combined)… Motorcycle accident; computer worker husband suffered fractures to collar bone,… view verdicts & settlements
$935,000 recovery 29 year old female who suffered multiple fractured bones when… view verdicts & settlements
$500,000 policy… Automobile accident; family business owner suffered neck fractures and shoulder… view verdicts & settlements
$490,000 recovery Motorcycle accident; carpenter’s apprentice suffered fractured ribs, fractured tibia and… view verdicts & settlements
$415,000 recovery Construction site accident; construction worker suffered severe injury to left… view verdicts & settlements
$400,000 recovery Worksite gas line accident; 40 year old heavy equipment operator… view verdicts & settlements
$350,000 (combined)… Automobile accident; 59 year old mother suffered a severe head… view verdicts & settlements
$300,000 verdict against State Farm and Tony Costanza in Isabella County.… view verdicts & settlements
$300,000 recovery Automobile/pedestrian accident; senior citizen suffered fractured tibia and knee injury. view verdicts & settlements
$300,000 recovery Automobile accident; machine operator/production worker suffered multiple disc herniations. view verdicts & settlements
$200,000 (combined)… Automobile accident; 24 year old mother working two cashier jobs… view verdicts & settlements
$196,800 recovery 33 year old maintenance man who suffered a hand injury. view verdicts & settlements
$195,000 recovery Automobile accident; 19 year old suffered closed head injury, collapsed… view verdicts & settlements
$185,000 recovery… Automobile accident; 84 year old suffered a closed head injury. view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Automobile accident; 41 year old group home manager suffered a… view verdicts & settlements
$174,000 recovery 50 year old production worker who developed over use injuries… view verdicts & settlements
$480,000 recovery Work accident; pipefitter suffered severe closed head injury. view verdicts & settlements
$450,000 recovery Work accident; 51 year old man with an eye injury. view verdicts & settlements
$300,000 recovery Work accident; 50 year old mechanic with a lower back… view verdicts & settlements
$284,000 recovery Work accident; 57-year-old maintenance man with a crush injury to… view verdicts & settlements
$245,000 recovery Work accident; satellite dish installer suffered injuries to leg and… view verdicts & settlements
$235,000 recovery 48 year old stamping press mechanic who suffered a lower… view verdicts & settlements
$235,000 recovery Work accident; 56 year old maintenance man suffering from reflex… view verdicts & settlements
$228,000 recovery Work accident; 43 year old man with a right upper… view verdicts & settlements
$225,000 recovery 48 year old construction worker who suffered a closed head… view verdicts & settlements
$225,000 recovery 37 year old laborer who suffered an injury to his… view verdicts & settlements
$220,000 recovery Work accident; 54 year old insurance appraiser with a knee… view verdicts & settlements
$220,000 recovery Work accident; 29 year old propane truck driver with a… view verdicts & settlements
$209,900 recovery Work accident; 56 year old auto body technician with a… view verdicts & settlements
$208,000 recovery 53 year old truck driver with neck and back injuries. view verdicts & settlements
$130,000 recovery 57 year old bus driver who suffered an injury to… view verdicts & settlements
$205,000 recovery Work accident; electrician suffered neck and arm injuries. view verdicts & settlements
$200,000 recovery 50 year machine operator who suffered an injury to his… view verdicts & settlements
$200,000 recovery Work accident; 47-year-old satellite TV installation man with a low… view verdicts & settlements
$190,000 recovery Work accident; maintenance man suffered injuries to both shoulders. view verdicts & settlements
$185,000 recovery Work accident; 41 year old maintenance man with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$180,000 recovery Work accident; 45 year old factory worker with a hand… view verdicts & settlements
$176,000 recovery Work accident; 33 year old man with a low back… view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Work accident; 5-year-old factory worker with upper extremity injuries. view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Work accident; 49-year-old factory worker with bilateral shoulder injuries. view verdicts & settlements
$106,000 recovery 61 year old truck driver who suffered a knee injury. view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Work accident; 51 year old process technician with a lower… view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Work accident; tree trimmer suffered injury to knee and re-injury… view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery Work accident; construction worker suffered injuries to lower back. view verdicts & settlements
$175,000 recovery for a 41 year old heating and cooling installation specialist… view verdicts & settlements
$170,000 recovery Work accident; 47 year old office worker with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$165,000 recovery 37 year old yard worker with a low back injury. view verdicts & settlements
$165,000 recovery for a 55 year old mechanic with a shoulder injury. view verdicts & settlements
$165,000 recovery for a 51 year old glazier with a heel injury. view verdicts & settlements
$162,500 recovery Work accident; 60-year-old heavy equipment operator with a left upper… view verdicts & settlements
$160,000 recovery Work accident; 45 year old man with neck and back… view verdicts & settlements
$160,000 recovery for a 46 year old field mechanic with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$150,000 recovery 41 year old drain technician with a low back injury. view verdicts & settlements
$150,000 recovery for a 44 year old race car mechanic with a… view verdicts & settlements
$149,500 recovery Work accident; 35 year old man with an ankle injury. view verdicts & settlements
$142,000 recovery 59 year old factory worker who suffered an injury to… view verdicts & settlements
$137,500 recovery for a 57 year old linesman with a knee injury. view verdicts & settlements
$135,000 recovery 42 year old recovery specialist who developed a chronic infection… view verdicts & settlements
$134,500 recovery 61 year old factory worker with a low back injury… view verdicts & settlements
$125,000 recovery Work accident; 38-year-old diesel mechanic with a low back injury. view verdicts & settlements
$125,000 recovery for a 51 year old custodian with a heel injury. view verdicts & settlements
$125,000 recovery for 56 year old laborer with a foot injury. view verdicts & settlements
$120,000 recovery Work accident; 51 year old carpenter with a shoulder injury. view verdicts & settlements
$113,500 recovery Work accident; 65 year old factory worker with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$115,000 recovery 49 year car salesman who suffered an injury to his… view verdicts & settlements
$112,900 recovery 47 year old office worker with a right upper extremity… view verdicts & settlements
$110,000 recovery Work accident; 41 year old construction worker with a heel… view verdicts & settlements
$110,000 recovery Work accident; 52 year old female with a shoulder injury. view verdicts & settlements
$110,000 recovery for a 46 year old nurses aide with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$109,400 recovery Work accident; 53 year old factory worker with a knee… view verdicts & settlements
$105,600 recovery Work accident; 62-year-old airplane mechanic with a low back injury. view verdicts & settlements
$105,000 recovery 57 year caretaker at a cemetery who suffered an injury… view verdicts & settlements
$105,000 recovery for a 62 year old farm hand with a shoulder… view verdicts & settlements
$100,000 recovery 50 year old safety coordinator who suffered an injury to… view verdicts & settlements
$100,000 recovery 52 year old mason who suffered an injury to his… view verdicts & settlements
$99,000 recovery for a 46 year old EMS working with a knee… view verdicts & settlements
$98,000 recovery Work accident; 45 year old man with bilateral carpal tunnel… view verdicts & settlements
$97,500 recovery Work accident; 62 year old man with a low back… view verdicts & settlements
$96,000 recovery Work accident; 34 year old man with a left lower… view verdicts & settlements
$94,000 recovery Work accident; 64-year-old nurse with a foot injury. view verdicts & settlements
$90,000 recovery Work accident; 37-year-old nurses’ aide with a back injury. view verdicts & settlements
$90,000 recovery Work accident; 64-year-old nurses’ aide with a right shoulder injury. view verdicts & settlements
$90,000 recovery for a 46 year old truck driver with a back… view verdicts & settlements
$104,500 recovery 34 year old steel cutter who suffered a lower back… view verdicts & settlements
$90,000 recovery 52 year old factory work who developed tendonitis in her… view verdicts & settlements
$85,000 recovery Work accident; 40 year old man with a left knee… view verdicts & settlements
$85,000 recovery For a 46 year old heavy equipment operator with a… view verdicts & settlements
$99,500 recovery 50 year old dry wall hanger who suffered a shoulder… view verdicts & settlements
$98,000 recovery Dog bite; 5 year old child suffered facial injuries. view verdicts & settlements

Todd, I want to take a moment to say “Thank You” for the exceptional quality of legal help that you and your firm have provided me. Today I attended a hearing in Lansing for my duty retirement; I was represented by Thomas Ognisanti. I was so impressed by his demeanor in the hearing room as well as his ability to prove my case in such a tactful and expeditious manner. I will not hesitate to suggest the services of your firm to my friends and family. Thank you.

DH
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