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Can Crash Victims File a Lawsuit After Agreeing to a Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 19, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Most car crash claims are finalized once both sides have agreed to a settlement. Sometimes, however, accident victims may feel they were not fully compensated for the injuries and losses they suffered. This situation may leave some victims wondering if they have any further options for recovering compensation. Can they still file a lawsuit once […]

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Seeking Damages After a Failure-to-Yield Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 14, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan drivers are required to follow state and local traffic laws to help protect others on the road from harm. Yielding the right of way is one of those laws. When reckless or negligent drivers fail to yield, it can result in a serious collision and life-altering injuries. Motorists owe a duty of care, not […]

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How to Talk About Your Car Crash Injuries With a Doctor

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes can cause serious injuries, both internal and those you can easily see. Regardless of whether you have any visible wounds, however, it is important to seek medical care right away. What you tell your doctor can give him or her insight as to how badly you may be hurt. When there are serious […]

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After having your Michigan workers’ comp claim approved, all reasonable and necessary medical bills related to your work injury should be paid for in full. So what can you do if your employer’s insurance carrier refuses to pay for your surgery or any other treatment that your physician says you need? Jay Trucks explains more […]

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How Expert Witnesses Can Make or Break an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 27, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Expert witnesses are not needed in every personal injury claim, but if your case goes to court, it can make a significant difference to the outcome of your case. However, choosing the right witness is important too. Read on to learn more about expert witnesses and how they can make or break an injury claim. […]

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Steps to Help Maximize the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 16, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Seeking compensation in a personal injury claim is a long and complicated ordeal. Even when liability seems clear, newly-injured victims may feel overwhelmed by the legal process. It is harder to think clearly right after an accident, but first steps are important. Everything an injured victim does may have an impact on the outcome of […]

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Can Unlicensed Michigan Drivers Get No-Fault Benefits After a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 08, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan law requires all drivers in the state to have a license. Individuals who disobey this law and get involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving without a license may face serious penalties – including jail time. That said, can unlicensed drivers still get no-fault benefits if they are involved in a car crash? […]

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Crash Scene Evidence That May Prove the At-Fault Driver Was Speeding

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 31, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate and mostly preventable cause of serious injuries and fatalities. Statistically, most collisions are down to driver errors and motorists who disobey traffic safety laws. Speeding is a common traffic violation and one of the leading factors in crashes, contributing to a third of the fatalities. Negligent drivers who speed […]

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Dog bite attacks at work are on the rise. In fact, the United States Postal Service (USPS) reports that more than 5,800 postal workers were attacked by a dog in 2020. Other types of workers are also at risk of being bitten by a dog at work. What can you do if this happens to […]

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Understanding Michigan’s Medical Expense Benefits After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 10, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s no-fault benefits help policyholders to pay for injuries and other losses after a traffic accident, regardless of who caused the crash. One of the no-fault benefits includes coverage for all related medical expenses. After an accident, victims may be confused about the medical expense benefit and often have questions about how it works and […]

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