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Who Pays for Test Drive Car Crash Damages?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 15, 2021 in Auto Accidents

What happens if you get into an accident while test driving a vehicle you are thinking of buying? Does the dealership have insurance to cover the damages? Is it possible that you could be held liable for a test drive car crash? These are all great questions to ask and know the answers to before […]

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When Negligent Truck Maintenance Leads to an Accident

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

Commercial trucks spend a lot of time on the road. Negligent truck maintenance combined with heavy mileage can take its toll on brakes and other mechanical parts. If you add a mechanical malfunction to an already large and heavy vehicle carrying tens of thousands of pounds over long distances, it is an accident waiting to […]

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What if Someone Borrows My Car and Crashes It?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 29, 2021 in Auto Accidents

There are many questions people may have about loaning their car out to a friend or family member. Even if it is just for a quick errand, it is a good idea to consider the possible consequences if the person who borrows your car crashes it. How does insurance apply in that situation? Could you […]

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Can Crash Victims File a Lawsuit After Agreeing to a Settlement?

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

Most car crash claims are finalized once both sides have agreed to a settlement. Sometimes, however, accident victims may feel they were not fully compensated for the injuries and losses they suffered. This situation may leave some victims wondering if they have any further options for recovering compensation. Can they still file a lawsuit once […]

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Seeking Damages After a Failure-to-Yield Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 14, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan drivers are required to follow state and local traffic laws to help protect others on the road from harm. Yielding the right of way is one of those laws. When reckless or negligent drivers fail to yield, it can result in a serious collision and life-altering injuries. Motorists owe a duty of care, not […]

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How to Talk About Your Car Crash Injuries With a Doctor

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes can cause serious damages, both internal and those you can easily see. Regardless of whether you have any visible wounds, however, it is important to seek medical care right away. Discussing car crash injuries with your doctor can help him or her diagnose you more quickly. This is important, because when there are […]

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After having your Michigan workers’ comp claim approved, all reasonable and necessary medical bills related to your work injury should be paid for in full. So what can you do if your employer’s insurance carrier refuses to pay for your surgery or any other treatment that your physician says you need? Jay Trucks explains more […]

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How Expert Witnesses Can Make or Break an Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 27, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Expert witnesses are not needed in every personal injury claim, but if your case goes to court, it can make a significant difference to the outcome of your case. However, choosing the right witness is important too. Read on to learn more about expert witnesses and how they can make or break an injury claim. […]

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Steps to Help Maximize the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 16, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Seeking compensation in a personal injury claim is a long and complicated ordeal. Even when liability seems clear, newly-injured victims may feel overwhelmed by the legal process. It is harder to think clearly right after an accident, but first steps are important. Everything an injured victim does may have an impact on the outcome of […]

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Can Unlicensed Michigan Drivers Get No-Fault Benefits After a Car Crash?

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

Michigan law requires all drivers in the state to have a license. Individuals who disobey this law and get involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving without a license may face serious penalties – including jail time. That said, can unlicensed drivers still get no-fault benefits if they are involved in a car crash? […]

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