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What if You Leave the Scene of a Car Accident in Michigan?

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

Leaving the scene of a car accident in Michigan is a crime, whether you are the at-fault party or the injured victim. Penalties for breaking the law could include driver’s license points, hefty fines and jail time. Drivers may have a lot of questions about this law. For instance, what if it is unsafe to […]

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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Emergency Room Costs?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 13, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

If you get injured on the job and need immediate medical care, the first place to go is the emergency room. They are always open and prepared to handle most medical situations. However, will workers’ comp cover your emergency room costs? The last thing you want is the sticker shock of an unexpected medical bill […]

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Should I Worry About Shoulder Pain After a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 06, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Feeling shoulder pain after a crash is not uncommon. When your body gets jolted around during a collision, it may cause your entire body, including your shoulder, to feel sore. However, sometimes, that pain in your shoulder may be a serious injury. At Jay Trucks, we have been representing accident victims for a long time. […]

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What Dangerous Crashes Are More Likely in Spring?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 29, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Few people are sad to leave the icy roads, snow shovels and heavy coats of winter behind. However, while enjoying sunny, warmer weather, it is important to be aware of these spring crash risks and how to avoid them. Our Flint-area car crash lawyers see a lot of crashes this time of year. Fortunately, most […]

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

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

Having car insurance in Michigan is required. Drivers must meet the minimum insurance requirements to operate a vehicle on the road. Having valid car insurance coverage is also something the police check for. But how do officers know if you have insurance? In addition to carrying proof of your no-fault insurance, the police can run […]

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Do Toxic Exposure Claims Fall Under Workers’ Comp?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 26, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Workers could suffer injuries from a toxic chemical at any job. However, in some industries, the risk is greater. Employees could be regularly exposed for a long time and not know it until they get sick. While employers are responsible for ensuring the work environment is safe, some things are out of their control. Workers […]

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Can I File a Claim for Damages After a Fixed Object Accident?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 14, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Not every car crash involves another vehicle. Nearly 20 percent of fatal traffic accidents today involve a vehicle hitting a stationary object. Each year, there are hundreds of thousands more fixed object crashes that cause extensive injuries and other damages. Most of these crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), happen at […]

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Blind-Spot Crashes and Who Can Be Liable

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 31, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Were you struck by a vehicle that was out of your line of sight? If so, you are not alone. There are about 840,000 blind-spot crashes each year in the U.S. The most serious of these incidents involve commercial trucks, which may result in severe or fatal injuries. Like most traffic accidents, blind-spot crashes are […]

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Why Credibility is Everything in a Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 22, 2022 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Good credibility is a key factor in every personal injury claim, but what does that really mean? When considering liability for a crash, there are a lot of factors that come into play. To help assess liability, insurers examine the vehicle damage, accident report, crash scene photos and more. Additionally, statements about the crash are […]

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How is Fault Determined for a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

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

Multi-vehicle crashes are very common today, especially on busier roads and highways. Also called chain reaction collisions, these accidents often have several victims, and the injuries tend to be more severe. How do insurance companies determine fault for a multi-vehicle crash, and why does it matter in a no-fault state? Assessing liability for a crash […]

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