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Auto Accidents

Who Has the Right-of-Way if a Traffic Light is Out in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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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Who Pays for Test Drive Car Crash Damages?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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 & Associates, PC 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 & 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 damages, 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. Discussing car crash injuries with your doctor can help him or her diagnose you more quickly. This is important, because when there are […]

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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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