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Can Police Check if You Have Insurance by Running Your Plates?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 14, 2023 in Auto Accidents

Michigan law requires all drivers to have car insurance and meet the minimum insurance requirements to operate a vehicle. Police also check if drivers have valid car insurance coverage when they stop motorists. But how do officers know if you have no-fault insurance? Police can run your license plates to get updated information on your insurance […]

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Do Self-Driving Trucks Bring New Crash Risks?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 17, 2023 in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

While many people may be hearing about self-driving trucks for the first time, savvy truck accident attorneys have been watching industry changes closely. Autonomous trucks have actually been undergoing road tests in several states since about 2016. Many states, including Michigan, are already permitting autonomous vehicles to be tested and operated on state highways. However, […]

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Can You File a Claim for Compensation if Your Car Crash Was Staged?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 16, 2022 in Auto Accidents

It is possible to seek compensation if you were the victim of a staged car crash. However, staged car crashes make a case much more complicated, so you will likely need help from an experienced attorney. Proving a car crash was staged is extremely difficult to do on your own. At Jay Trucks, we understand […]

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Dental injuries are probably not the first thing people think of when someone gets hurt on the job. Yet, they do happen, and when they do, getting teeth repaired or replaced is expensive and takes time. Left untreated, tooth damage can often be severe enough to cause permanent disfigurement, chronic pain, difficulty eating and other […]

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Why the Burden of Proof Matters in an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 30, 2022 in Personal Injury - Latest News

If you get injured because of someone else’s negligence, you may be surprised to learn how complicated it is to recover compensation for your damages. There are a lot of components in an injury case, not the least of which is proving the other party is at fault. Yet the burden of proof in a […]

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Brain Bleed From a Car Crash – What You Need to Know

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 18, 2022 in Auto Accidents

A brain bleed is a very common head injury you can suffer in a car crash. Left undiagnosed and untreated, this very serious head injury may cause permanent damage. Worse still, it can be fatal. After any collision, getting examined by a medical professional is a critical step, even if you do not see a […]

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What Does it Mean if My Jaw Hurts After Being in a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 11, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes involve a lot of force at impact and can cause serious harm to the occupants. Some injuries, such as fractures or deep gashes, are pretty obvious. However, what if your jaw hurts after a crash? Could it mean something serious? Anytime you have pain you cannot identify it is natural to feel anxious. […]

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Are Recorded Statements Required in a Car Crash Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 01, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Often the liable insurance company will contact a crash victim and request a recorded statement within days of a collision. While the claims adjuster making this call may sound friendly and helpful, you should be aware of the real reason for this request. Insurance companies know they may easily catch injured victims off guard, especially […]

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Driving While Hungover: Could it Lead to a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 28, 2022 in Auto Accidents

It is no secret that driving while under the influence of alcohol could lead to a serious or fatal crash. It is also against the law. However, what about the next day? Is driving while hungover illegal? Does having a hangover increase the likelihood of a crash? Below, Jay Trucks talks about the impact of […]

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What Crash Victims Should Know Before Sharing Medical Records

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 20, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Crash victims have a lot of steps to take and hoops to jump through to get compensation for damages someone else caused. Remembering the critical “dos and don’ts” of an injury claim is challenging, especially if you rarely deal with the law. One critical request you should not agree to, regardless of where it comes […]

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