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When Are Workers’ Comp Settlements an Option in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Apr 21, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Injured employees in Michigan can opt to exchange the value of their future workers’ comp benefits in exchange for a lump sum settlement. However, does this always benefit the worker? Jay Trucks explains…

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Did You Unknowingly Use Defective 3M Earplugs While Serving in the Military?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Apr 20, 2021 in Personal Injury

Did you sustain hearing loss after using the military standard-issue 3M combat earplugs? If so, you may be able to pursue compensation for your damages. In Florida last month, the first of three bellwether…

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How Do No-Fault Benefits Apply in a Michigan Rideshare Crash?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Apr 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Getting from one place to another using a rideshare service, such as Lyft or Uber, is convenient, especially in urban areas. There is no parking to worry about, the service is door-to-door and it is affordable. But…

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Who May Be Liable for a Car Crash in a Michigan Work Zone?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 29, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Work zone motor vehicle crashes cause thousands of injuries and fatalities across the U.S. every year. While road work is a common part of our lives, many get impatient in the slower-moving traffic. This…

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No Fees Unless We Win

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 26, 2021 in Firm News

What Does ‘No Upfront Costs’ Mean for Your Claim? At the law offices of Jay Trucks & Associates, we charge are no upfront costs and you do not pay us unless we recover compensation for your case. It’s…

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Could Leg Pain Following a Car Crash be a Sign of a Serious Injury?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 24, 2021 in Auto Accidents

People often sustain leg injuries when they are involved in a motor vehicle accident. However, when it is not an obvious fracture, bruise or laceration, you may wonder what is causing the pain. Jay Trucks…

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How Do I Pay My Medical Bills Once My PIP Insurance Runs Out?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 19, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Prior to the new auto insurance reform law that went into effect on July 1, 2020, your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage provided unlimited benefits. The rising costs of continuing this level of…

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When is a Michigan Slip and Fall Covered by Workers’ Comp?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 03, 2021 in Workers Compensation

If you slip on a wet floor in your office, you may feel pretty certain that the medical costs associated with your injuries will be covered by your employer's workers' comp insurance. But what if you slip…

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What is a Duty of Care in a Michigan Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Feb 26, 2021 in Auto Accidents

 All Michigan drivers owe a reasonable standard – called a duty of care - to prevent purposely or foreseeably causing harm to others they encounter while driving. Jay Trucks and Associates talk about…

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Are Negligent Drivers Liable for Pain and Suffering in a No-Fault State?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Feb 22, 2021 in Auto Accidents

The short answer to whether negligent drivers are liable for your pain and suffering is maybe. Seriously injured drivers or passengers may be eligible to pursue compensation for these types of damages…

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