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Flint Elevator Injury Lawyers

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Elevator accidents are a significant risk to many residents of Michigan. One elevator accident occurred in Ottawa County earlier this year when a worker fell twenty two feet down an elevator shaft. At the time the accident occurred, the worker was repairing part of a second floor elevator shaft. The worker was secured with a harness on […]

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Common Causes Of Jet Ski Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Law enforcement reports that a man died on the Fourth of July after being thrown from a jet ski and then hit by the vehicle at a lake in Dowagiac, located in the southwestern part of Michigan. The rider was taken by Medflight helicopter to a medical facility in South Bend where the man was eventually pronounced […]

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Michigan Supreme Court Decides Influential Parking Lot Accident Case

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Legal News

The Michigan Supreme Court recently issued the decision to not hear a personal injury case that has the potential to create some unique considerations for retailers in the state. Instead of issuing an opinion, the Supreme Court will let an appeal court decision remain against Menards, a home improvement company that is headquartered in Wisconsin. The accident in question […]

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Michigan Raises Minimum Wage

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in General News

Effective January 1, 2017, employees in the state of Michigan will discover that the minimum wage has increased from $8.50 to $8.90. This increase marks the third step of a gradual 25% increase in the minimum hourly wage rage that will ultimately conclude with a minimum wage of $9.25 in 2018. This regulation is enforced by the […]

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Assistance Programs in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 18, 2013 in Firm News

Serving Flint, Saginaw, Traverse City, Lansing, and the entire lower peninsula of Michigan ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS IN MICHIGAN Northeast Michigan (Alcona, Arenac, Cheboygan, Crawford, Iosco) Assistance Programs Organization Phone Website Salvation Army (989) 358-2769 Mercy Med Program (989) 348-0433 Northeast Michigan (989) 356-3474 www.nemcsa.org Community Service Agency Inc. Sterling United Methodist (989) 654-2291 MSU Extension Services […]

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Wrongful Termination Lawsuits in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

Not everyone who has been let go by their place of work is in a position to file a wrongful termination claim. If you find yourself considering such a claim, it’s a good time to hire a wrongful termination lawyer, because the relevant law is complex and an employment attorney can answer them for you. There are several […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Employment Law

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

As an employee, how does Michigan employment law protect me? Michigan law assigns responsibility to your employer to protect you from: Wage and hour claims – In Michigan, a non-exempt employee who works overtime should be paid for it. Sometimes a company will try to avoid that by re-classifying you as a manager or independent contractor. Wrongful […]

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Flint Employment Discrimination Attorneys

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 13, 2012 in General News

You do not have to tolerate discrimination of any kind, whether it’s based on your age, race, sex, religion, or protected disability. It is against the law for an employer, labor union or employment agency to discriminate against anyone because of these things. Our discrimination attorneys are here to help you with your discrimination case. Discrimination is not only the […]

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FAQ – Wrongful Death Claims in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 19, 2012 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Following is a list of questions that are answered on this page: When is a death considered “wrongful”? How is a wrongful death claim different from a “survival action”? Who can pursue a wrongful death claim? What kind of compensation is obtainable in a wrongful death lawsuit? How is it decided what a person’s future […]

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Following is a summary of the questions that are answered in this page: What is premises liability law? What is a premises liability claim? When is a property owner held liable for injuries on their property? I was injured at someone’s house and I want to file a claim. How do I get started? What […]

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