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Part 1 of 2: Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Benefits

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 18th, 2018

What disabled employees need to know about Michigan workers’ compensation and Social Security retirement benefits. Yahoo.com published a good overview for people who want to collect Social Security retirement benefits. Full retirement age will increase to 66.5 starting in 2019. Individuals can also collect retirement benefits at age 62 but will end up getting much […]


MAJ Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar (2019)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 13th, 2018

Attorney Jeffrey Kaufman will be co-moderating the MAJ Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar. I will be again co-moderating the MAJ Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar. It is scheduled for January 25, 2019 with registration beginning at 8:30 am. The location is Four Points by Sheraton, 27000 South Karevich Dr., Novi. This is a great opportunity for attorneys […]


Understanding the 2019 Weekly Benefit Tables

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 12th, 2018

How tax filing status and number of dependents can impact the payment rate under workers’ compensation in Michigan. Yesterday’s blog post was about the 2019 Weekly Benefit Tables being released. It discussed how to calculate an employee’s average weekly wage and figure out the payment rate under workers’ compensation in Michigan. Two additional factors that […]


2019 Weekly Benefit Tables Now Available

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 11th, 2018

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) releases 2019 Weekly Benefit Tables and how to calculate payment rate. Our experience shows that insurance companies make frequent errors and they are never in the claimant’s favor. Here are some instructions on using the 2019 Weekly Benefits Tables so you can double check the payment rate. Please remember that payments […]


Part 3 of 3: Top Workers’ Comp Questions (2018)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 6th, 2018

We answer some of the most asked workers’ compensation questions in 2018 and explain how to get medical treatment after a cut-off. Access to medical care is perhaps the most important benefit under workers’ compensation in Michigan. All reasonable and necessary medical treatment should be covered without co-pays or deductibles. Medical care includes payment for […]


Part 2 of 3: Top Workers’ Comp Questions (2018)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 5th, 2018

We answer some of the most asked workers’ compensation questions in 2018 and explain the weekly wage loss benefit. Many people live paycheck-to-paycheck and missing work is simply not an option. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn their lives upside down. We have seen disabled people lose their homes and be unable to put food on […]


Part 1 of 3: Top Workers’ Comp Questions (2018)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 4th, 2018

We answer some of the most asked workers’ compensation questions in 2018 and explain options when an employer refuses to accept a claim for benefits. Michigan law requires payment of workers’ compensation benefits to employees hurt on-the-job. These include lost wages, medical treatment, and vocational rehabilitation. Some employers refuse to accept claims for workers’ compensation […]



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