Can A Lawyer Help with a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim in Michigan?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 25, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Pursuing Compensation for a Catastrophic Injury in Michigan
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 15, 2020 in Auto Accidents
Michigan residents who suffer any type of personal injury in an accident, such as a car accident or slip and fall, will have their medical expenses and lost wages covered by the state’s no-fault insurance benefits. In some cases, however, if an individual suffers a catastrophic injury, those funds may not suffice, especially if a […]Read More
Pursuing Workers’ Comp for a Remote Work Injury
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 08, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News
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 can still happen. If you are injured while working remotely, you may wonder if you will still be eligible for workers’ […]Read More
Workers’ Compensation Claims Due to Workplace Violence
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 31, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News
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 two million Americans suffer injuries in workplace violence incidents each year. Will workers’ compensation cover the cost of your medical bills […]Read More
How Does Michigan’s Assigned Claim Plan Apply in a Car Crash?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 27, 2020 in Auto Accidents
In Michigan, people who are injured in a car crash are eligible to receive no-fault benefits through their auto insurance policy. This coverage provides compensation for medical costs, lost wages and other needs. However, in instances where that coverage is not available, the Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility (MAIPF) administers coverage under a state-administered plan. […]Read More
What Damages Can I Pursue Outside of My No-Fault Benefits Claim?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 19, 2020 in Auto Accidents
Michigan’s no-fault insurance provides payment for medical bills and property damages after a car crash, up to your policy limits. You are eligible for these benefits regardless of who may have caused the accident. However, your coverage most likely does not compensate you for any non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering. So, what is […]Read More
What Lost Wages Can I Recover After a Michigan Car Crash?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 12, 2020 in Auto Accidents
Car accidents are more than an unexpected inconvenience. Without insurance protection, medical costs alone can cause injured victims to suffer financial devastation. Fortunately, insured Michigan drivers are protected under the state’s no-fault insurance. This coverage provides lost wages and other benefits when you are injured in a car crash, no matter who may have caused […]Read More
How Michigan’s No-Fault System Works in an Accident Involving a Drunk Driver
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 31, 2020 in Auto Accidents
While the number of drunk driving accidents is less than in previous years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) latest statistics show they are still too high. Drivers who get behind the wheel with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher are considered impaired in every state (except Utah, which imposes a lower […]Read More
What are My Rights If I Get injured as an Employee in Michigan?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 22, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News
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 their work duties. If you suffered a workplace injury, there are certain benefits you may be eligible to receive while […]Read More