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What if I Have Memory Loss After a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 19, 2022 in Auto Accidents

It is not uncommon for injured victims to suffer from memory loss after a crash. However, this experience can be unnerving for the victim and raise a lot of important questions. What if you are never able to remember details from before your crash? Is there any treatment that could help? What if your personal […]

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What Can I Do if the Driver Who Caused My Crash Lies About it?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 13, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Does it matter if the at-fault driver lies about your crash and how it happened? In a no-fault state, like Michigan, both sides can recover medical costs and other damages no matter who caused the crash. However, your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage may not always be enough, especially after a severe crash. Additionally, being […]

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Who May Be Liable for a Red-Light Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 07, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Red-light crashes result in thousands of severe, even fatal injuries each year. Victims often face lengthy recoveries and unexpected financial pressures. Red-light runners are clearly breaking the law when they ignore the traffic signal, However, are they always the liable party for these collisions? Jay Trucks talks more about red-light crashes, including how they happen […]

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Who Pays if a Teen Driver Causes a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 30, 2022 in Auto Accidents

As teens approach the age when they can begin driver training, it is a good idea for parents to learn more about the risks and responsibilities they are taking on. For instance, when do you need to add your teen to your insurance? What happens if your teen is involved in a crash? Who pays […]

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Who is at Fault for a Summer Tire Blowout Accident in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 23, 2022 in Auto Accidents

There are a few reasons why tire blowouts happen, and when you combine one or more of those reasons with the summer heat, blowouts are much more likely to happen. That is why May to October has become known as blowout season. Below, we discuss how summer heat contributes to tire blowouts, other causes of […]

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When workers get hurt on the job, they have a short window to report the incident to their employers. After being notified, your employer also has a deadline for filing your claim for workers’ compensation. What happens if your employer refuses to file your workers’ comp claim? Can employers do that? What are your legal […]

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Rear-end Crashes – Is the Driver in Back Always Liable?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on June 07, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Most people assume that the driver in back is always to blame for a rear-end crash. Although it is generally true that the rear-ending driver is at fault, liability is never a foregone conclusion. There are situations where the lead driver or someone else could be liable. At Jay Trucks, we have a team of […]

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Questions Crash Victims Should Ask Before Accepting a Settlement

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

Although Michigan crash victims can seek compensation through a no-fault claim, some may also be eligible to seek additional damages through a third-party lawsuit. Once victims file a claim, they are likely to receive a settlement offer from the insurance company soon after. Although the offer may look like a lot of money, how do […]

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Why Are Truck Backing-Up Accidents So Dangerous?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 27, 2022 in Auto Accidents

People who drive a semi-truck, tractor trailer, dump truck or other commercial vehicle face a lot of challenges behind the wheel. The size alone makes these vehicles harder to maneuver, especially when turning sharp corners or reversing. It also takes more time and distance to stop such a large and heavy vehicle. Truck backing-up crashes […]

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What if You Leave the Scene of a Car Accident in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 20, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Leaving the scene of a car accident in Michigan is a crime, whether you are the at-fault party or the injured victim. Penalties for breaking the law could include driver’s license points, hefty fines and jail time. Drivers may have a lot of questions about this law. For instance, what if it is unsafe to […]

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