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What if My Michigan Car Insurer Acts in Bad Faith While Handling My Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 04, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Your insurance company owes a duty and is legally bound to handle your car crash claim according to the terms of your policy. Despite the laws, however, some auto insurers may resort to bad faith tactics. There are many ways this can happen. Examples of bad faith handling include not honoring the terms of your […]

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Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 29, 2021 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 additional treatment or surgery? Can you reopen the claim for the incident that caused the original injury or […]

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How Poor Car Maintenance Can Impact Liability for a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 21, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Motor vehicle crashes are mostly caused by errors, bad decisions and other types of negligence while driving. People do not generally plan to have an accident. That said, drivers who fail to maintain their vehicles often create hazardous conditions before they ever get behind the wheel. Today’s blog discusses what you need to know about […]

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When Does Attorney-Client Privilege Apply in a Car Crash Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 19, 2021 in Auto Accidents

In a cyber-focused world, it can be difficult to find or even expect privacy or confidentiality. However, in a legal sense, at least, there are situations where it still exists. Understanding confidentiality as it applies to a car crash claim is important, especially if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence and are […]

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Michigan’s policyholders faced numerous changes to their auto insurance following the reforms that went into effect last July. However, there are additional reforms that went into effect on July 1, 2021, which will have a far-reaching impact on both policyholders and no-fault medical providers. If you were injured in a car crash and sustained serious […]

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Michigan’s many lakes provide a lot of opportunities for boat enthusiasts to enjoy getting out on the water, especially during the warmer summer months. Due to the cost and inconvenience of owning a boat, however, many people may choose to rent one instead. Boat rentals are great, but it does raise questions about who may […]

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Elbow injuries that occur at work, either from a singular accident or from repetitive movements you do as part of your job, fall under workers’ comp. That said, insurance carriers may often try to deny benefits for an elbow injury claim. Learn more about elbow injuries, including why these claims may be initially denied, common […]

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Injury Claims for Passengers in a Michigan Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 22, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Passengers who are injured as the result of another’s negligence have the same ability to seek a no-fault claim and other compensation as needed. However, especially after the shock of being involved in a crash, it may be confusing to know where to begin and how to file your claim. At Jay Trucks, we are […]

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Who May Be Liable for a Left-Turn Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 08, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Left-turn crashes not only cause serious, life-altering injuries, they are also a leading cause of car crashes at intersections. Regardless of who may be liable, these types of crashes are responsible for a lot of physical, financial and property damages each year. Learn more about Michigan’s unique left-turn laws, why many left-hand crashes are caused […]

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Deadlines You Do Not Want to Miss After a Michigan Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 31, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be overwhelming. Figuring out what to do first is often confusing to many, especially while trying to get necessary medical care for any injuries sustained. This period of confusion makes it easy for accident victims to miss important deadlines that could impact their ability to be compensated […]

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