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Who May Be Liable for a Lane-Change Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 29, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Unsafe lane changes can quickly lead to dangerous crashes. While the merging driver is usually to blame in this situation, it is not always that straightforward. Learn more about lane-change crashes, including how they often happen and who may be liable for your medical costs and other losses. If you suffered injuries due to a […]

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Does Accident Reconstruction Help Your Car Crash Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 22, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes are both traumatic and inconvenient, not to mention expensive. That is a lot of immediate stress from a single event. However, what if you face additional difficulties during the legal process of trying to recover your damages? For instance, what if there is no clear evidence to support who caused the crash? In […]

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Proving Your Nerve Damage Was Caused By a Car Accident

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

Not all injuries sustained in a car crash are visible. However, even internal injuries, like nerve damage, can result in long-term chronic pain and extensive treatment. Unfortunately, medical care is not cheap. How can you prove the nerve damage you suffered was caused by your car accident and not something else? What evidence will help […]

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How Smartwatches Increase the Risk for Distracted Driving Crashes

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 09, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Texting and driving receives a lot of media attention for causing crashes, and rightly so. However, there are many other things that dangerously distract drivers on the road. One example that is gaining attention as a risk for distracted driving crashes is wearable hands-free technology like smartwatches. Smartwatches offer on-the-go convenience and allow you to […]

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Evidence That a Drowsy Driver Caused Your Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 01, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Getting behind the wheel to drive when you are tired is not just risky. It can lead to a serious or even fatal crash. Unfortunately, too many people do just that. Hundreds of thousands of drowsy driving crashes happen every year. If you were injured because another driver was impaired by fatigue, you may be […]

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What if My Crash Was Caused By a Driver in a Stolen Car?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 25, 2022 in Auto Accidents

No one likes being in a crash, but if it is caused by a driver in a stolen car, it adds yet another layer of stress, complexity and confusion. Injured victims in this situation may wonder how they will cover their medical costs and other losses. Does personal injury protection (PIP) insurance apply in this […]

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Wrist Injury at Work: How to Prove Your Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 18, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Wrist injuries are very common and they can happen in a lot of different ways. Whether you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, sprains, strains or something else, you should get examined by a doctor right away. If your wrist injury happened at work, you will also need to file a workers’ compensation claim. Proving your […]

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Are Drivers Always Liable for a Pedestrian Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 12, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Pedestrians have little protection if they get hit by a car. Often, the injuries are catastrophic and an impaired, reckless or distracted driver is responsible for the damages. However, is that always the case? Are drivers always liable for causing a pedestrian crash? In a Michigan pedestrian claim, it is not necessary to establish fault […]

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Do I Need Legal Help for a Slip and Fall Injury at Work?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 05, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common ways people get hurt at work. Whether a worker tripped over an ill-placed electrical cord or slipped on a spill, it could cause some pretty serious injuries. If you suffer a slip and fall injury at work, you may have a lot of questions. You […]

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Filing for Damages if the At-Fault Driver Has No Insurance

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 26, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Michigan has among the highest number of uninsured drivers in the U.S. today. This is likely due to how expensive auto insurance coverage is in the state. Unfortunately, if you have a crash, this makes it far more likely that the at-fault driver will have no insurance. How can you protect yourself from this situation? […]

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