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How Michigan’s No-Fault System Works in an Accident Involving a Drunk Driver

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jul 31, 2020 in Auto Accidents

While the number of drunk driving accidents is less than in previous years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) latest statistics show they are still too high. Drivers who get…

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What are My Rights If I Get injured as a Employee in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jul 22, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Work injuries are not uncommon, and in some industries, such as construction, there is a higher risk for being involved in an accident on the job. However, even office employees can get hurt while performing…

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Am I Eligible To File a Workers Comp Claim If I Contract COVID-19?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jul 15, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Historically, state workers’ compensation benefits have not covered illnesses, such as a flu or other contagious disease, even in cases where an individual was likely exposed at work. However, in some…

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Do I Need a Lawyer For a Car Crash in a No-Fault State?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jul 09, 2020 in Auto Accidents

No-fault states were originally intended to create a system that helped to prevent the courts from being tied up with frivolous civil lawsuits. Under this system, injured car crash victims do not have…

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Will Michigan’s New Auto Reform Insurance Really Cost Less?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jun 29, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s much talked about new auto reform law goes into effect July 2, 2020. Following promises of savings to policyholders, many may wonder just when they will see evidence of a reduced cost. While…

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Impact of Coordinated Versus Uncoordinated Benefits in a Car Crash Claim

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jun 19, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s no-fault system gives insured drivers the opportunity to choose between a policy with coordinated or uncoordinated benefits. So why choose one over the other? To understand what may work best…

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What is the Injury Threshold in a Michigan Claim?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jun 12, 2020 in Personal Injury

The Threshold Injury law is unique to the complicated no-fault state of Michigan. Essentially, it is used to define when an injury involves a “serious impairment of body function” after a car crash. Jay…

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Recovering Compensation for Pre-existing Injuries in Michigan

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jun 05, 2020 in Personal Injury

After a Michigan car accident caused by another’s negligence, can you recover compensation for aggravation of a pre-existing injury? The short answer is yes, but there is more to that answer you should…

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Recovering Compensation After a Crash With an Underinsured Driver

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on May 29, 2020 in Auto Accidents

If you drive a car in Michigan, you must purchase and carry the minimum limits of insurance protection as required by state law. In spite of this mandate, as much as 21 percent of drivers do not have insurance,…

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Lawsuits For Injured Subcontracted Delivery Drivers in Michigan

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on May 22, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Delivery drivers are busier than ever these days. However, if you are injured in a car crash as a subcontracted driver, who pays for your damages? Our attorneys at Jay Trucks and Associates discuss delivery…

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