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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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Does Workers’ Comp Cover Emergency Room Costs?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 13, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

If you get injured on the job and need immediate medical care, the first place to go is the emergency room. They are always open and prepared to handle most medical situations. However, will workers’ comp cover your emergency room costs? The last thing you want is the sticker shock of an unexpected medical bill […]

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Should I Worry About Shoulder Pain After a Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 06, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Feeling shoulder pain after a crash is not uncommon. When your body gets jolted around during a collision, it may cause your entire body, including your shoulder, to feel sore. However, sometimes, that pain in your shoulder may be a serious injury. At Jay Trucks, we have been representing accident victims for a long time. […]

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What Dangerous Crashes Are More Likely in Spring?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 29, 2022 in Auto Accidents

Few people are sad to leave the icy roads, snow shovels and heavy coats of winter behind. However, while enjoying sunny, warmer weather, it is important to be aware of these spring crash risks and how to avoid them. Our Flint-area car crash lawyers see a lot of crashes this time of year. Fortunately, most […]

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Do Toxic Exposure Claims Fall Under Workers’ Comp?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 26, 2022 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Workers could suffer injuries from a toxic chemical at any job. However, in some industries, the risk is greater. Employees could be regularly exposed for a long time and not know it until they get sick. While employers are responsible for ensuring the work environment is safe, some things are out of their control. Workers […]

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