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Memorial Day 2016

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Honor the men and woman who served in the U.S. Armed Forces by exercising political freedoms. Our law firm will be closed on May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. This is a time to remember and honor those service members who died for our nation. Each year we ask that you take time away from the […]


Michigan victims of meningitis outbreak get no relief

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Update 2 on settlement process for victims of meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections. Channel 7 News (WXYZ) provides an update on the Michigan victims of tainted steroid injections from 2012. We have been paying close attention to this story as it involves several individuals on workers’ compensation. A federal judge approved a $200 […]


MiScorecard Performance Summary (March 2016)

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) gets its quarterly MiScorecard and it once again shows misplaced priorities. Governor Rick Snyder created Michigan Dashboard to provide a quick assessment of state government. It is supposed to show progress and areas for improvement. We think Michigan Dashboard fails entirely when it comes to workers’ compensation. Here are the 4 metrics used […]


Michigan Workers’ Comp Quiz (2016 Edition)

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Do you know whether these 10 statements about your legal rights in Michigan are true or false? We believe knowledge is power and understanding you legal rights could make all the difference with your workers’ compensation claim in Michigan. Do you know what happens when you get hurt at work? Can you figure out if these 10 statements about your […]


Workers’ compensation a good value proposition?

Posted on: May 18th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) publishes 18-state survey showing Michigan with lowest average total cost per claim. WCRI has published its 16th edition of CompScope Benchmarks. These reports cover 60% of total workers’ compensation benefits paid across the United States. Michigan had the lowest average total cost per claim with more than 7 days of lost time. […]


Human cost of workers’ compensation reform

Posted on: May 17th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Attorney Alex Berman interviewed by Channel 7 News about workers’ compensation and first responders. WXYZ Detroit reporter Kim Russell did another excellent job investigating workers’ compensation. Her most recent piece focused on first responders and the poor treatment they get in Michigan. We strongly recommend watching the video. Alex Berman was interviewed about our client Tim […]


MIOSHA CET Grant Projects

Posted on: May 12th, 2016 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) awarded 21 CET Grants in 2016 totaling $867,000 to promote worker safety and health. We are thrilled to see that MIOSHA is again offering grant money for FY 2017. There is a workshop scheduled for May 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm located in the Lake Huron Room, […]



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