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Safety Tips For Children On The Road

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

Each year, a large number of children are killed by motor vehicles. The NHTSA reports that approximately 2,000 children under the age of sixteen die each year in traffic accidents. There are some important safety tips for children on the road to to follow in order to avoid being harmed in traffic accidents. While following […]

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Recognizing The Dangers Of Michigan Freeway Accidents

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

Most drivers in Michigan remember how frightening it can be to learn to drive on on our freeways and interstates. One of the most dangerous areas of the interstates are off-ramps and on-ramps, where a large number of accidents in the state occur each year. There are some important regulations and details that Michigan drivers […]

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Car Accidents Involving Deer In Michigan

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

Statistics compiled by the Insurance Alliance of Michigan as well as the Michigan State Police reveal that in Midland County, there were 26,158 motor vehicle accidents between 2006 and 2015 with a large number of these accidents occurring in the fall. Many of these accidents also involved drivers who struck deer. In 2017, approximately 51,000 vehicular accidents […]

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Car Accidents And Sudden Medical Emergencies

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

A serious accident occurred at the Southland Center parking lot recently when a SMART Bus was struck by a smaller vehicle, injuring nine people. Due to the collision, the bus driver struck his head and was knocked unconscious. With the bus without a driver, a nearby passenger attempted to gain control of the vehicle. The bus proceeded […]

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What To Do If Your Vehicle Catches On Fire

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

A man died recently on Interstate 94 in Detroit after an accident resulted in his vehicle catching fire. Michigan State Police officers were later dispatched to the scene of the accident to investigate the crash, which occurred when the vehicle struck a pole. Law enforcement has yet to issue a statement regarding exactly how the accident occurred. […]

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What To Do If Your Property is Damaged In A Car Accident In Michigan

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

While car accidents involving property damage are not common, these types of accidents do happen and when they do, homeowners and building owners are often not sure how to respond. Learn what to do if your property is damaged in a car accident in Michigan and why you need the help of an experienced accident […]

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What To Do If You Are Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 25, 2019 in Auto Accidents

While being involved in a car accident can be an overwhelming experience, if you are left trapped in your vehicle after the event, the experience can be particularly frightening. While vehicle passengers most often end up trapped after rollover accidents, people end up trapped in vehicles in a number of situations. In some situations, a […]

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What To Do If You Are Struck By A Vehicle In Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 25, 2019 in Auto Accidents

A worker in Columbia Township recently died due to injuries he incurred when his refuse truck was struck by another vehicle. The refuse truck was making stops to pick up trash from garbage cans at the time the accident occurred. The worker was pinned between the vehicles and subsequently taken to a nearby medical facility. The truck […]

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Avoiding Single Vehicle Car Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 18, 2019 in Auto Accidents

Last month, two separate tree-related accidents in Michigan resulted in three people being sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The first accident occurred on M-40 Highway near Porter Township, Michigan when a motorcyclist and passenger were thrown from their vehicle when a large tree felt directly in front of them. The second accident occurred when […]

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Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

Recently in Bay County, four motorcycle riders were hospitalized after two separate accidents on Interstate 75. A fuel spill resulted in an accident. Unfortunately, the motorcyclists in this accident were not wearing helmets. Because there was a drone flying in the area, medical helicopters were delayed in arriving at the scene of the accident. As a result […]

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