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Help! I’m going back to work but earning less money

Posted on: May 28th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

How to calculate differential wage loss benefits under workers’ compensation after a return to work. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn your life upside down. This is especially true if you are the sole provider and can no longer support your family. Most people want to recover quickly and get back to work. Sometimes this is […]


View From The Bench

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Magistrate suggestions on how to be a good witness at trial. A workers’ compensation trial is a formal hearing that occurs before a magistrate. Witness testimony is always taken under oath and digitally recorded. Other evidence submitted at trial includes medical records and deposition testimony from experts. Trial can last anywhere from a few hours […]


WCA Statistics (01/01/15 – 03/31/15)

Posted on: May 26th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) releases magistrate disposition statistics for the first quarter of 2015. Magistrates have given 8 open awards, 7 closed awards, and 5 denials so far this year. These statistics continue the downward trend in number of trials and awards. A total of 14 open awards were given in 2014. If you include […]


Memorial Day 2015

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Honor the men and woman who served in the U.S. Armed Forces by exercising your political freedoms. Our law firm will be closed on May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. This is a time to remember and honor those men and woman who died serving our country. We suggest you take some time […]


Opposing viewpoints

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

No case is black or white and why the magistrate assigned to your case matters. Our attorneys spend most of their mornings in court. Each day is a new scheduling conference, facilitation, redemption, or trial. We have over 100 years in combined legal experience. My personal favorite type of hearing is a facilitation. This gives […]


Loss Control Achievement Awards for 2014-2015

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Michigan Municipal League announces its Loss Control Achievement Awards for 2014-2015. We want to recognize local communities who are maintaining safe work environments for their employees. The Michigan Municipal League recently announced its annual Loss Control Achievement Awards for 2014-2015. “These awards represent the best of the best when it comes to communities being safe […]


Amputation Chart (Form WC-728)

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Specific loss benefits under workers’ compensation and why a simple Agency form could protect your legal rights. We have represented numerous people who have lost a body party in a workplace accident. These are life changing injuries resulting in permanent disability. Individuals who suffer an amputation at work are paid compensation based upon a specific […]



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