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Common Types of Car Accidents in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 12, 2023 in Auto Accidents

At any time, tens of thousands of vehicles traverse Michigan’s roads and highways. With so much traffic, you always risk getting into a car accident no matter how safely you drive. You cannot control the actions of others, and another driver could cause a severe car accident that injures you or kills someone you love. […]

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What Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 11, 2023 in Auto Accidents

Car accidents can cause serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. Bills for treatments, hospitalizations, rehabilitation, medical equipment, and medications add up quickly. The financial impact increases if your injuries prevent you from working while you recover. Your insurance company may offer you compensation to cover your damages. But talk with a car accident lawyer […]

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Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 20, 2023 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

After finalizing a workers’ comp claim and going back to your job, you may believe that your claim is closed permanently. However, what happens if your prior work-related injury or medical condition gets worse and you need further medical treatment or surgery? Can you reopen your workers’ compensation case for the incident that caused the […]

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Many car accidents are minor fender-benders that don’t lead to injuries or fatalities. Some don’t require more than a small insurance claim for property damage. Yet, no shortage of accidents leading to injuries exists. If you suffered injuries in a car accident, the law permits you to bring a lawsuit against the party responsible for […]

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What to Do After a Car Accident

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 16, 2023 in Auto Accidents

Every driver should familiarize themselves with the steps they must take after a car accident. Knowing what to do after a crash can help you fulfill your obligations under state law and protect your legal rights to recover compensation from the at-fault driver. These steps begin at the accident scene and proceed into the following […]

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Can Police Check if You Have Insurance by Running Your Plates?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 14, 2023 in Auto Accidents

Michigan law requires all drivers to have car insurance and meet the minimum insurance requirements to operate a vehicle. Police also check if drivers have valid car insurance coverage when they stop motorists. But how do officers know if you have no-fault insurance? Police can run your license plates to get updated information on your insurance […]

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Do Self-Driving Trucks Bring New Crash Risks?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 17, 2023 in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

While many people may be hearing about self-driving trucks for the first time, savvy truck accident attorneys have been watching industry changes closely. Autonomous trucks have actually been undergoing road tests in several states since about 2016. Many states, including Michigan, are already permitting autonomous vehicles to be tested and operated on state highways. However, […]

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Can You File a Claim for Compensation if Your Car Crash Was Staged?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 16, 2022 in Auto Accidents

It is possible to seek compensation if you were the victim of a staged car crash. However, staged car crashes make a case much more complicated, so you will likely need help from an experienced attorney. Proving a car crash was staged is extremely difficult to do on your own. At Jay Trucks, we understand […]

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Dental injuries are probably not the first thing people think of when someone gets hurt on the job. Yet, they do happen, and when they do, getting teeth repaired or replaced is expensive and takes time. Left untreated, tooth damage can often be severe enough to cause permanent disfigurement, chronic pain, difficulty eating and other […]

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Why the Burden of Proof Matters in an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 30, 2022 in Personal Injury - Latest News

If you get injured because of someone else’s negligence, you may be surprised to learn how complicated it is to recover compensation for your damages. There are a lot of components in an injury case, not the least of which is proving the other party is at fault. Yet the burden of proof in a […]

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