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Lifting injuries are a frequent occurrence in many industries, especially those where heavy lifting on the job is a daily occurrence. Workers in these fields have a greater-than-average risk of suffering severe back, neck or shoulder injuries on the job. Jay Trucks discusses the careers with the highest risk for a lifting injury and the […]

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Pursuing Michigan Car Crash Claims for Injured Children

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 21, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes are traumatic regardless of who was involved or how they happened. When a child is injured in this type of event, however, there are some important differences you should know about when seeking compensation. Learn more about car accidents involving children, including handling potential injuries and pursuing a legal claim to recover medical […]

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Is the Wrong-Way Driver Always at Fault for a Head-on Collision?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

When head-on collisions happen, the wrong-way driver is nearly always at fault. As with other types of accidents, however, there are some situations where liability is not as straightforward. Learn more about the causes of frontal crashes, including those that may not have been caused by the wrong-way driver, and seeking compensation for your losses. […]

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Can Rear-End Crashes Cause Serious Injuries?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 30, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Rear-end collisions are very common, often best-known for causing minor fender benders. When a tailing driver hits the back of another vehicle, even at a low speed, the sudden and violent collision can cause a whiplash injury. However, if a tailing driver is speeding at the time of impact, it can lead to more life-altering […]

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Do My Michigan No-Fault Benefits Protect Me in a Rental Car?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 28, 2021 in Auto Accidents

As a legal driver in Michigan, your no-fault insurance policy covers you for medical costs and other benefits, even if you were partially responsible for the crash. If you get a rental car, however, will you receive the same level of protection? Do your personal injury protection (PIP) benefits still apply if you are injured? […]

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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 more about workers’ comp settlements for those who are considering this legal option after being injured on the job. Suffer a work-related […]

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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 trials began. Bellwether trials help attorneys for both parties determine the viability of pursuing other comparable cases. If the plaintiffs in […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 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 what happens if you are involved and injured in a car crash as a rideshare passenger or even […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 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 is especially true during warmer months when a lot of necessary repairs and upgrades are taking place. No matter what state […]

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About Our Fees

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 26, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest 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 also free to discuss your claim with one of our lawyers and we can help to determine […]

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