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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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Does Surgery Always Add Value to a Car Crash Claim?

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

Surgery can be costly, particularly when it is for an injury caused by another’s negligence. Injury victims who get surgery have more medical expenses to claim than those who do not, right? The reality is more complicated than that. Surgery may increase the value of some compensation claims. However, others may not increase as much […]

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Do Injury Victims Always Need an Independent Medical Exam (IME)?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 21, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Dealing with medical treatments and unexpected bills after a car crash is hard enough for injured victims. However, after filing a no-fault claim, their insurer may also require them to get an independent medical exam (IME). This unexpected request can cause anxiety and a lot of questions for victims still trying to recover from their […]

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Can I Get a Second Opinion for a Workers’ Comp Injury?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on January 19, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

When you receive medical care for a severe injury or illness, you may sometimes want to get another doctor’s opinion. This is especially true if surgery or other high-risk treatments are being recommended. That said, does Michigan allow you to seek a second opinion for a workers’ comp injury? If so, will the cost of […]

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Why You Should Not Wait to Call an Attorney After a Car Crash

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

No one can fully prepare for a car crash and all that comes with it. In addition to seeking medical care and sorting out property damages, accident victims will need to contact the insurance company.  While all of these steps are important, victims may often wait to call an attorney after a crash until much […]

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Who is to Blame for a T-Bone Collision?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 30, 2021 in Auto Accidents

A T-bone collision, also called a side-impact crash, is often severe, requiring extensive medical care and a lengthy recovery time. Many victims injured in this type of car crash may never fully return to their pre-crash condition. In addition to dealing with the injuries and medical treatments, victims and their families also face a significant […]

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What Should I Do After a Distracted Driving Accident?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on December 22, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Do you know what to do if you get injured in a distracted driving accident? These types of crashes are often caused by people who are texting, eating or doing other activities that take their attention off the road. Unfortunately, many people still fail to realize that distracted driving is one of the leading causes […]

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Avoiding Crashes in the Most Dangerous Intersections in Michigan

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

Traveling through any busy intersection increases the risk of being in a traffic accident. While you can take steps to avoid causing a crash, other drivers may be more careless or less attentive. So how can you avoid crashes in the most dangerous intersections in Grand Rapids and throughout Michigan? At Jay Trucks, we realize […]

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Who Has the Right-of-Way if a Traffic Light is Out in Michigan?

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

Traffic lights are a great way to direct the flow of traffic safely. However, what if you get to an intersection only to find non-working traffic lights? If drivers get confused about who has the right-of-way and it leads to a crash, who could be liable for damages? At Jay Trucks, we have answers to […]

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