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In Michigan, employees suffering from a work-related psychiatric injury may be able to obtain workers’ comp benefits to assist them while they recover. Our attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates explain when these benefits may apply and why you may want an attorney to represent you and guide you throughout the filing process. Workers’ compensation […]

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Marijuana is Legal in Michigan, But How Do the Laws Impact Drivers?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 23, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Medical marijuana was legalized ten years ago, however, recreational possession and use of this drug was only legalized in December 2018. Nearly two years later, many drivers are unaware of the potential risks and legal issues for operating a vehicle while under the influence of medical or recreational marijuana. Our Grand Rapids car accident attorneys […]

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What Damages Can I Recover After a Motorcycle Accident in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 18, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s motorcycle accident claims are complicated, however, insured motorcycle riders may be eligible for no-fault benefits after being injured in an accident with another motor vehicle. Jay Trucks explains what you need to know about motorcycle accident claims in Michigan, including how to access no-fault benefits after a collision. If you were injured in a […]

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Why Documenting Injuries is Important in a Lawsuit

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 04, 2020 in Personal Injury - Latest News

After a car crash, slip and fall or other event that causes you to suffer an injury, many relevant facts quickly begin to slip away. Writing down what happened while it is still fresh can help to make sure critical details are not lost. This may not only strengthen the value of a potential lawsuit, […]

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Why Police Reports Are Important to Your No-Fault Claim in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 30, 2020 in Auto Accidents

In Michigan, you are required by state law – MCL 257.622 – to report any accident that results in an injury, death or property damages that totals $1,000 or more. However, if there is little to no damage and no injuries, such as with a minor fender bender, you do not have to report the […]

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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 Jay Trucks and Associates, we explain the most common errors injured employees make when pursuing benefits. Whether starting a claim or trying to […]

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Minor Symptoms After a Car Crash That Should Not Be Ignored

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 16, 2020 in Auto Accidents

After being involved in a car crash, people sometimes think that if they see no visible wound or feel pain that they are not injured. However, once the shock wears off, some minor symptoms may surface that could be indicative of a serious or even life-threatening injury. At Jay Trucks and Associates, we discuss what […]

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Am I Eligible for No-Fault Benefits if I Have an Accident Out-of-State?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 09, 2020 in Auto Accidents

When Michigan residents are legally insured by the state and involved in a car accident, they are eligible to receive benefits that will cover medical costs, lost wages and more. These benefits are provided to you, regardless of who caused the crash. Even if your accident occurs in another state, you are still likely to […]

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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 application for benefits. Our attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates discuss why workers’ comp claims may be denied, and what […]

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Decisions That Can Negatively Impact a Personal Injury Claim in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 21, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Injured victims innocently cause serious damage to their car accident claims every day. Often this happens because they are trying to recover compensation on their own, without the help of a qualified attorney. Jay Trucks discusses some of these common missteps and how to avoid them while pursuing a car accident claim against a negligent […]

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