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After suffering a work-related injury, filing a Michigan workers’ compensation claim may not always be straightforward. People often wonder why they got denied even when they believe their claim is valid. At Jay Trucks and Associates, we explain the most common errors injured employees make when pursuing benefits. Whether starting a claim or trying to […]

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Minor Symptoms After a Car Crash That Should Not Be Ignored

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 16, 2020 in Auto Accidents

After being involved in a car crash, people sometimes think that if they see no visible wound or feel pain that they are not injured. However, once the shock wears off, some minor symptoms may surface that could be indicative of a serious or even life-threatening injury. At Jay Trucks and Associates, we discuss what […]

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Am I Eligible for No-Fault Benefits if I Have an Accident Out-of-State?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on October 09, 2020 in Auto Accidents

When Michigan residents are legally insured by the state and involved in a car accident, they are eligible to receive benefits that will cover medical costs, lost wages and more. These benefits are provided to you, regardless of who caused the crash. Even if your accident occurs in another state, you are still likely to […]

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Very often workers’ compensation claims may be initially denied. This does not always mean that the applicant is not eligible. Sometimes, it may be that the employee simply made an error in his or her application for benefits. Our attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates discuss why workers’ comp claims may be denied, and what […]

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Decisions That Can Negatively Impact a Personal Injury Claim in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 21, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Injured victims innocently cause serious damage to their car accident claims every day. Often this happens because they are trying to recover compensation on their own, without the help of a qualified attorney. Jay Trucks discusses some of these common missteps and how to avoid them while pursuing a car accident claim against a negligent […]

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Pursuing Compensation for a Catastrophic Injury in Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 15, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan residents who suffer any type of personal injury in an accident, such as a car accident or slip and fall, will have their medical expenses and lost wages covered by the state’s no-fault insurance benefits. In some cases, however, if an individual suffers a catastrophic injury, those funds may not suffice, especially if a […]

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Pursuing Workers’ Comp for a Remote Work Injury

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 08, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

More people are working from home than ever before since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a telecommuter, even though you may feel like you have more control over your environment, work-related accidents can still happen. If you are injured while working remotely, you may wonder if you will still be eligible for workers’ […]

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Workers’ Compensation Claims Due to Workplace Violence

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 31, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

Workplace injuries are not uncommon, especially in certain industries, like construction. However, what about those who get hurt on the job in an act of violence? Are you at risk? According to OSHA, over two million Americans suffer injuries in workplace violence incidents each year. Will workers’ compensation cover the cost of your medical bills […]

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How Does Michigan’s Assigned Claim Plan Apply in a Car Crash?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 27, 2020 in Auto Accidents

In Michigan, people who are injured in a car crash are eligible to receive no-fault benefits through their auto insurance policy. This coverage provides compensation for medical costs, lost wages and other needs. However, in instances where that coverage is not available, the Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement Facility (MAIPF) administers coverage under a state-administered plan. […]

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What Damages Can I Pursue Outside of My No-Fault Benefits Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 19, 2020 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s no-fault insurance provides payment for medical bills and property damages after a car crash, up to your policy limits. You are eligible for these benefits regardless of who may have caused the accident. However, your coverage most likely does not compensate you for any non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering. So, what is […]

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