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Steps to Help Maximize the Value of Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 16, 2021 in Personal Injury - Latest News

Seeking compensation in a personal injury claim is a long and complicated ordeal. Even when liability seems clear, newly-injured victims may feel overwhelmed by the legal process. It is harder to think clearly right after an accident, but first steps are important. Everything an injured victim does may have an impact on the outcome of […]

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Can Unlicensed Michigan Drivers Get No-Fault Benefits After a Car Crash?

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

Michigan law requires all drivers in the state to have a license. Individuals who disobey this law and get involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving without a license may face serious penalties – including jail time. That said, can unlicensed drivers still get no-fault benefits if they are involved in a car crash? […]

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Crash Scene Evidence That May Prove the At-Fault Driver Was Speeding

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 31, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate and mostly preventable cause of serious injuries and fatalities. Statistically, most collisions are down to driver errors and motorists who disobey traffic safety laws. Speeding is a common traffic violation and one of the leading factors in crashes, contributing to a third of the fatalities. Negligent drivers who speed […]

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Dog bite attacks at work are on the rise. In fact, the United States Postal Service (USPS) reports that more than 5,800 postal workers were attacked by a dog in 2020. Other types of workers are also at risk of being bitten by a dog at work. What can you do if this happens to […]

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Understanding Michigan’s Medical Expense Benefits After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 10, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan’s no-fault benefits help policyholders to pay for injuries and other losses after a traffic accident, regardless of who caused the crash. One of the no-fault benefits includes coverage for all related medical expenses. After an accident, victims may be confused about the medical expense benefit and often have questions about how it works and […]

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What if My Michigan Car Insurer Acts in Bad Faith While Handling My Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on August 04, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Your insurance company owes a duty and is legally bound to handle your car crash claim according to the terms of your policy. Despite the laws, however, some auto insurers may resort to bad faith tactics. There are many ways this can happen. Examples of bad faith handling include not honoring the terms of your […]

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Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

After finalizing a workers’ comp claim and going back to your job, you may believe that your claim is closed permanently. However, what happens if your prior work-related injury or medical condition gets worse and you need additional treatment or surgery? Can you reopen the claim for the incident that caused the original injury or […]

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How Poor Car Maintenance Can Impact Liability for a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 21, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Motor vehicle crashes are mostly caused by errors, bad decisions and other types of negligence while driving. People do not generally plan to have an accident. That said, drivers who fail to maintain their vehicles often create hazardous conditions before they ever get behind the wheel. Today’s blog discusses what you need to know about […]

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When Does Attorney-Client Privilege Apply in a Car Crash Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on July 19, 2021 in Auto Accidents

In a cyber-focused world, it can be difficult to find or even expect privacy or confidentiality. However, in a legal sense, at least, attorney-client privilege is one of the areas that it still exists. Confidentiality matters in legal claims, such as if you have been injured due to another driver’s negligence. Sharing openly with your […]

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Michigan’s policyholders faced numerous changes to their auto insurance following the reforms that went into effect last July. However, there are additional reforms that went into effect on July 1, 2021, which will have a far-reaching impact on both policyholders and no-fault medical providers. If you were injured in a car crash and sustained serious […]

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