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Auto Accidents

Can Crash Victims File a Lawsuit After Agreeing to a Settlement?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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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Seeking Damages After a Failure-to-Yield Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on October 14, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Michigan drivers are required to follow state and local traffic laws to help protect others on the road from harm. Yielding the right of way is one of those laws. When reckless or negligent drivers fail to yield, it can result in a serious collision and life-altering injuries. Motorists owe a duty of care, not […]

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How to Talk About Your Car Crash Injuries With a Doctor

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on October 05, 2021 in Auto Accidents

Car crashes can cause serious injuries, both internal and those you can easily see. Regardless of whether you have any visible wounds, however, it is important to seek medical care right away. What you tell your doctor can give him or her insight as to how badly you may be hurt. When there are serious […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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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Understanding Michigan’s Medical Expense Benefits After a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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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How Poor Car Maintenance Can Impact Liability for a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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, there are situations where it still exists. Understanding confidentiality as it applies to a car crash claim is important, especially if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence and are […]

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How Michigan’s Latest No-Fault Auto Law Changes May Impact Future Injury Claims

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on July 12, 2021 in Auto Accidents

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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