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Protecting Yourself and Your Claim After an Accident

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 11, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Accidents happen all the time, and when they do it is easy to get caught off guard, especially if you are in shock. What do you do if it happens to you? Jay Trucks and Associates discusses how you can protect yourself after a car crash, including why putting off medical care may be a […]

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How Are Car Crash Claims Being Handled Amid COVID-19?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 30, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Several months into the pandemic, life is still not back to business as usual. Does this mean you cannot file a car accident claim to help you recover compensation for injuries and other damages you sustained in a collision? Jay Trucks and Associates explains important facts about how car crash claims are being handled amid […]

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The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer After a Collision With a Truck

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 29, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Pursuing compensation after a truck accident can be an overwhelming and difficult legal process without the help of an attorney – far more than for a case involving only small passenger vehicles. This is because truck collisions involve multiple attorneys, insurance companies and defendants, as well as various regulations at both the state and federal […]

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If you get injured in a job-related incident in Michigan, you are likely eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, if you took a new job while receiving benefits, what would happen? The answer to this complex question is likely determined on a case-by-case basis. Below, learn more about this issue and why you should consider […]

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Understanding Michigan’s Attendant Care Benefits After a Car Accident

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 10, 2020 in Auto Accidents

After sustaining serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident, an injured driver or passenger may not be able to fully care for themselves. As part of the state’s no-fault benefits, insured accident victims may be able to pay a third-party assistant to provide that care in-home. The attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates discuss this […]

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In Michigan, employees suffering from a work-related psychiatric injury may be able to obtain workers’ comp benefits to assist them while they recover. Our attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates explain when these benefits may apply and why you may want an attorney to represent you and guide you throughout the filing process. Workers’ compensation […]

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Marijuana is Legal in Michigan, But How Do the Laws Impact Drivers?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 23, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Medical marijuana was legalized ten years ago, however, recreational possession and use of this drug was only legalized in December 2018. Nearly two years later, many drivers are unaware of the potential risks and legal issues for operating a vehicle while under the influence of medical or recreational marijuana. Our Grand Rapids car accident attorneys […]

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What Damages Can I Recover After a Motorcycle Accident in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 18, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s motorcycle accident claims are complicated, however, insured motorcycle riders may be eligible for no-fault benefits after being injured in an accident with another motor vehicle. Jay Trucks explains what you need to know about motorcycle accident claims in Michigan, including how to access no-fault benefits after a collision. If you were injured in a […]

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Why Documenting Injuries is Important in a Lawsuit

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on November 04, 2020 in Personal Injury - Latest News

After a car crash, slip and fall or other event that causes you to suffer an injury, many relevant facts quickly begin to slip away. Writing down what happened while it is still fresh can help to make sure critical details are not lost. This may not only strengthen the value of a potential lawsuit, […]

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Why Police Reports Are Important to Your No-Fault Claim in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 30, 2020 in Auto Accidents

In Michigan, you are required by state law – MCL 257.622 – to report any accident that results in an injury, death or property damages that totals $1,000 or more. However, if there is little to no damage and no injuries, such as with a minor fender bender, you do not have to report the […]

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