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What is the Injury Threshold in a Michigan Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 12, 2020 in Auto Accidents

The Threshold Injury law is unique to the complicated no-fault state of Michigan. It defines how the state classifies an injury that involves a serious impairment of body function after a car crash. Jay Trucks & Associates explains this law and when it may apply to a Michigan auto negligence claim. Why is this important? […]

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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 know about. Jay Trucks & Associates discusses the best time to disclose a pre-existing injury, if or when you should talk to your […]

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Recovering Compensation After a Crash With an Underinsured Driver

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law 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, and many other motorists are underinsured. If you get into a car accident with an underinsured […]

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Lawsuits For Injured Subcontracted Delivery Drivers in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law 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 drivers being injured on the job, Michigan’s law for determining whether a subcontracted driver may be eligible for workers’ comp, […]

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Understanding Michigan’s No-Fault System For a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 15, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s no-fault insurance system has been around for about 50 years, and it was implemented to help reduce the number of lawsuits in the state. Following the changes taking effect under Michigan’s new No-Fault Auto Insurance Reform, many policyholders may be confused about what to expect from their coverage under the new law. Our attorneys […]

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How To Handle Car Crashes During The Shutdown

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 08, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Most of us know how to handle a car crash under normal circumstances, but in this pandemic that is still so unpredictable, the primary thought has been about avoiding infection. However, what happens if you are in a car crash while running an errand or going to work? How can you avoid the risk of […]

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Injured in an accident or hurt on the job? Jay Trucks & Associates offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation is completely free, and you do not need to come to our office. We can conduct your free […]

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How to Respond if a Michigan Dog Attack is Imminent

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 11, 2019 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Bay City law enforcement has revealed that a woman who was found dead inside of her home was killed by one or more pet dogs. An autopsy performed by the Bay County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that the woman passed away from several bites inflicted by two pit bull dogs. The animals were later removed from the […]

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How To Stay Safe While Snowmobiling In Michigan This Winter

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 04, 2019 in Auto Accidents

A 13-year-old girl in Orion Township recently died following a snowmobile accident that caused law enforcement to shut off a nearby road. The girl’s father was operating one snowmobile while he was struck by a second snowmobile operated by the man’s son and daughter. As a result of the accident, the girl was thrown from the snowmobile […]

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Michigan Brake Failure Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 26, 2019 in Auto Accidents

Motor vehicles in the Sturgeon Bay area were recently stopped on Michigan Street Bridge for longer than usual as a result of an accident. The Sturgeon Bay Police Department reports that a vehicle was traveling east while the bridge was ascending. The vehicle’s brake lines went out and the driver ended up colliding with the bridge’s drop […]

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