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Do Toxic Exposure Claims Fall Under Workers’ Comp?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 26, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Workers could suffer injuries from a toxic chemical at any job. However, in some industries, the risk is greater. Employees could be regularly exposed for a long time and not know it until they get sick. While employers are responsible for ensuring the work environment is safe, some things are out of their control. Workers […]

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Can I File a Claim for Damages After a Fixed Object Accident?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 14, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Not every car crash involves another vehicle. Nearly 20 percent of fatal traffic accidents today involve a vehicle hitting a stationary object. Each year, there are hundreds of thousands more fixed object crashes that cause extensive injuries and other damages. Most of these crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), happen at […]

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Blind-Spot Crashes and Who Can Be Liable

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 31, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Were you struck by a vehicle that was out of your line of sight? If so, you are not alone. There are about 840,000 blind-spot accidents each year in the U.S. The most serious of these incidents involve commercial trucks, which may result in severe or fatal injuries. Like most traffic accidents, blind-spot car crashes […]

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Why Credibility is Everything in a Personal Injury Case

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 22, 2022 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Good credibility is a key factor in every personal injury claim, but what does that really mean? When considering liability for a crash, there are a lot of factors that come into play. To help assess liability, insurers examine the vehicle damage, accident report, crash scene photos and more. Additionally, statements about the crash are […]

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How is Fault Determined for a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 11, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Multi-vehicle crashes are very common today, especially on busier roads and highways. Also called chain reaction collisions, these accidents often have several victims, and the injuries tend to be more severe. How do insurance companies determine fault for a multi-vehicle crash, and why does it matter in a no-fault state? Assessing liability for a crash […]

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Do Insurance Tracking Devices Cause Problems in Car Crash Claims?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on March 03, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Most insurance companies now offer discount programs for safe drivers. If you participate in one of these programs, you may be enjoying lower insurance premiums. However, did you know the insurance tracking device that determines your savings also monitors your driving habits? Below, Jay Trucks discusses insurance tracking devices. Learn what data is collected and […]

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Why Delivery Drivers May Have a Higher Risk for a Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 24, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Delivery drivers offer a much-needed service. Companies, like Amazon, that provide these services, promise customers convenience and speed. Unfortunately, the benefits these companies offer may also be a reason why delivery drivers have a higher risk for a crash. If you were injured by the negligence of a delivery driver, we recommend speaking with a […]

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Who is Liable for a Winter Weather Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on February 18, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Michigan drivers have to deal with a lot of snow, ice and other bad winter weather. Road conditions at this time of year are especially dangerous. Unfortunately, despite a driver’s best efforts, a winter weather car crash may happen. Who is liable for the damages? Can drivers blame the bad weather? Does it even matter […]

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Repetitive stress injuries at work are common, but they can happen anywhere. These injuries often create challenging workers’ comp claims because they do not happen in a single incident. A repetitive stress injury (RSI) occurs slowly and over time. This makes it harder to prove it is job-related. Employees with an RSI may often wonder […]

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How Insurers May Use Social Media Against Crash Victims

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

People post photos, videos, comments and more on social media every day. Social media platforms enable people to easily share about their lives with friends, family and followers. Despite the fun and obvious benefits, it is important to understand how insurers may use social media against crash victims. Below, our licensed attorneys in Michigan discuss […]

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