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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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Can Medical Marijuana Users Be Sued for Causing a Michigan Crash

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

Marijuana seems to be everywhere these days, including Michigan. However, despite changes legalizing its use, both for medical and recreational purposes, people may have some questions about how the laws apply, specifically for medical marijuana users. What if a person who uses medical marijuana is involved in a traffic accident? Can a medical marijuana user […]

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Michigan provides workers’ comp benefits to employees with job-related accidents resulting in an injury. However, what about those with an occupational disease, such as carpal tunnel or asthma? How can workers prove their claim for something that happened over weeks to months, or longer? How can workers get benefits for an occupational disease? At Jay […]

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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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