Am I Eligible To File a Workers’ Comp Claim If I Contract COVID-19?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 15, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News
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 states, including Michigan, essential employees may now be covered by workers’ compensation insurance if they become ill with the coronavirus. Jay Trucks explains more […]Read More
Do I Need a Lawyer For a Car Crash in a No-Fault State?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 09, 2020 in Auto Accidents
No-fault states were originally intended to create a system that helped to prevent the courts from being tied up with frivolous civil lawsuits. Under this system, injured car crash victims do not have to prove fault and could quickly access their no-fault benefits for compensation to cover medical costs, lost wages and other damages without […]Read More
Will Michigan’s New Auto Reform Insurance Really Cost Less?
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 29, 2020 in Auto Accidents
Michigan’s much talked about new auto reform law goes into effect July 2, 2020. Following promises of savings to policyholders, many may wonder just when they will see evidence of a reduced cost. While there are cost reductions in some areas, policyholders may see little overall savings, and many may actually end up paying more. […]Read More
Impact of Coordinated Versus Uncoordinated Benefits in a Car Crash Claim
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 19, 2020 in Auto Accidents
Michigan’s no-fault system gives insured drivers the opportunity to choose between a policy with coordinated or uncoordinated benefits. So why choose one over the other? To understand what may work best for you, it is helpful to know how a claim with each type of policy may play out after an accident. The car accident […]Read More
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? […]Read More
Recovering Compensation for Pre-existing Injuries in Michigan
Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 05, 2020 in Personal Injury - Latest News
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More