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Important Mistakes to Avoid During Your Workers’ Comp Claim

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Oct 29, 2020 in Workers Compensation

After suffering a work-related injury, filing a Michigan workers’ compensation claim may not always be straightforward. People often wonder why they got denied even when they believe their claim is valid. At…

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Can A Lawyer Help with a Denied Workers' Compensation Claim in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Sep 25, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Very often workers’ compensation claims may be initially denied. This does not always mean that the applicant is not eligible. Sometimes, it may be that the employee simply made an error in his or her…

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Pursuing Workers' Comp for a Remote Work Injury

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Sep 08, 2020 in Workers Compensation

More people are working from home than ever before since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a telecommuter, even though you may feel like you have more control over your environment, work-related accidents…

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Workers' Compensation Claims Due to Workplace Violence

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Aug 31, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Workplace injuries are not uncommon, especially in certain industries, like construction. However, what about those who get hurt on the job in an act of violence? Are you at risk? According to OSHA, over…

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What are My Rights If I Get injured as an 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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Compensation For Michigan Workers Injured by Falling Objects

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Nov 25, 2019 in Workers Compensation

Two workers at a granite and marble wholesaler in Sterling Heights were killed recently after granite slabs fell on them. A statement from the Sterling Heights Fire Department revealed that the workers…

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Inlay City Workers Die During Trench Excavation

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Oct 07, 2019 in Workers Compensation

A worker in Inlay City recently died during a trench collapse while a condo complex was under construction. The Inlay City fire department responded to the accident and removed the worker when he was pronounced…

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Skid Steer Loader Injury Claims

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Sep 19, 2018 in Workers Compensation

Skid steer loaders are a type of compact tractor that have a bucket placed on the front to move objects. Individuals use front loaders to move piles of dirt, gravel, or sand. Some of the features of skid…

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Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jan 18, 2012 in Workers Compensation

Following is a summary of the questions that are answered in this page:  What, exactly, is the Michigan Workers’ Compensation system? Who may be covered under Workers’ Compensation? What if I’m self-employed? Are…

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