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Brain Bleed From a Car Crash – What You Need to Know

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

A brain bleed is a very common head injury you can suffer in a car crash. Left undiagnosed and untreated, this very serious head injury may cause permanent damage. Worse still, it can be fatal. After any collision, getting examined by a medical professional is a critical step, even if you do not see a […]

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What Does it Mean if My Jaw Hurts After Being in a Crash?

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

Car crashes involve a lot of force at impact and can cause serious harm to the occupants. Some injuries, such as fractures or deep gashes, are pretty obvious. However, what if your jaw hurts after a crash? Could it mean something serious? Anytime you have pain you cannot identify it is natural to feel anxious. […]

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Are Recorded Statements Required in a Car Crash Claim?

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

Often the liable insurance company will contact a crash victim and request a recorded statement within days of a collision. While the claims adjuster making this call may sound friendly and helpful, you should be aware of the real reason for this request. Insurance companies know they may easily catch injured victims off guard, especially […]

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Driving While Hungover: Could it Lead to a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 28, 2022 in Auto Accidents

It is no secret that driving while under the influence of alcohol could lead to a serious or fatal crash. It is also against the law. However, what about the next day? Is driving while hungover illegal? Does having a hangover increase the likelihood of a crash? Below, Jay Trucks talks about the impact of […]

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What Crash Victims Should Know Before Sharing Medical Records

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

Crash victims have a lot of steps to take and hoops to jump through to get compensation for damages someone else caused. Remembering the critical “dos and don’ts” of an injury claim is challenging, especially if you rarely deal with the law. One critical request you should not agree to, regardless of where it comes […]

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Pedestrian Safety Month – How to Avoid Becoming an Injury Victim

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

Pedestrian crashes continue to be a significant problem. In the last couple of years, the CDC has reported that approximately one pedestrian dies every 75 minutes in a motor vehicle crash. Hundreds of thousands more end up in emergency rooms across the country with serious, life-altering injuries. We have previously discussed how both pedestrians and […]

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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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