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Michigan’s many lakes provide a lot of opportunities for boat enthusiasts to enjoy getting out on the water, especially during the warmer summer months. Due to the cost and inconvenience of owning a boat, however, many people may choose to rent one instead. Boat rentals are great, but it does raise questions about who may […]

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Elbow injuries that occur at work, either from a singular accident or from repetitive movements you do as part of your job, fall under workers’ comp. That said, insurance carriers may often try to deny benefits for an elbow injury claim. Learn more about elbow injuries, including why these claims may be initially denied, common […]

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Injury Claims for Passengers in a Michigan Car Crash

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

Passengers who are injured as the result of another’s negligence have the same ability to seek a no-fault claim and other compensation as needed. However, especially after the shock of being involved in a crash, it may be confusing to know where to begin and how to file your claim. At Jay Trucks, we are […]

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Who May Be Liable for a Left-Turn Crash?

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

Left-turn crashes not only cause serious, life-altering injuries, they are also a leading cause of car crashes at intersections. Regardless of who may be liable, these types of crashes are responsible for a lot of physical, financial and property damages each year. Learn more about Michigan’s unique left-turn laws, why many left-hand crashes are caused […]

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Deadlines You Do Not Want to Miss After a Michigan Car Crash

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

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be overwhelming. Figuring out what to do first is often confusing to many, especially while trying to get necessary medical care for any injuries sustained. This period of confusion makes it easy for accident victims to miss important deadlines that could impact their ability to be compensated […]

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Lifting injuries are a frequent occurrence in many industries, especially those where heavy lifting on the job is a daily occurrence. Workers in these fields have a greater-than-average risk of suffering severe back, neck or shoulder injuries on the job. Jay Trucks discusses the careers with the highest risk for a lifting injury and the […]

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Pursuing Michigan Car Crash Claims for Injured Children

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

Car crashes are traumatic regardless of who was involved or how they happened. When a child is injured in this type of event, however, there are some important differences you should know about when seeking compensation. Learn more about car accidents involving children, including handling potential injuries and pursuing a legal claim to recover medical […]

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Is the Wrong-Way Driver Always at Fault for a Head-on Collision?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on May 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

When head-on collisions happen, the wrong-way driver is nearly always at fault. As with other types of accidents, however, there are some situations where liability is not as straightforward. Learn more about the causes of frontal crashes, including those that may not have been caused by the wrong-way driver, and seeking compensation for your losses. […]

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Can Rear-End Crashes Cause Serious Injuries?

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

Rear-end collisions are very common, often best-known for causing minor fender benders. When a tailing driver hits the back of another vehicle, even at a low speed, the sudden and violent collision can cause a whiplash injury. However, if a tailing driver is speeding at the time of impact, it can lead to more life-altering […]

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Do My Michigan No-Fault Benefits Protect Me in a Rental Car?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on April 28, 2021 in Auto Accidents

As a legal driver in Michigan, your no-fault insurance policy covers you for medical costs and other benefits, even if you were partially responsible for the crash. If you get a rental car, however, will you receive the same level of protection? Do your personal injury protection (PIP) benefits still apply if you are injured? […]

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