About: Jeffrey Kaufman

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Jeffrey E. Kaufman is a Michigan workers compensation attorney at the Law Offices of Alex Berman, PC. Jeffrey believes all injured workers deserve to be on equal footing with insurance companies and employers, and fights tenaciously so their rights are secured and protected.

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Top 5 workers’ comp questions (2017 Edition)

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

We provide answers to some of the most frequently asked workers’ comp questions in 2017. Today is December 14, 2017 and the calendar year is quickly coming to an end. We wanted to provide answers to some of the most frequent workers’ comp questions in 2017. Please contact our office for a free telephone consultation […]


UberEATS now operating in Metro Detroit

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Uber begins food delivery service but drivers still not guaranteed workers’ compensation benefits if they get hurt while working. The Detroit Free Press has reported that UberEATS has launched in Metro Detroit. Smartphone users can order food from local restaurants and have it delivered to their door by an Uber driver. This service is now […]


2018 Weekly Benefit Tables Now Available

Posted on: December 12th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Agency releases 2018 Weekly Benefit Tables and how to double check your Michigan workers’ compensation rate. The Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency has released its 2018 Weekly Benefit Tables. This data can be used to calculate how much a person should be paid under workers’ compensation. Here are some instructions on using the 2018 Weekly Benefits […]


Minimum wage increases on January 1, 2018

Posted on: December 7th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Reminder about minimum wage increase on January 1, 2018 and how this could impact workers’ comp benefits in Michigan. Michigan employees will see an increase in the minimum wage from $8.90 to $9.25 per hour on January 1, 2018. We are strong advocates for a living wage and applaud this change. Increasing the minimum wage […]


Beware scammers this holiday season

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Warning about potential scams targeting people on Michigan workers’ comp. Our law firm sees people targeted by scammers more frequently during the holiday season. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. We suggest contacting your local police department if someone attempts to steal your identity or money. Here are four common […]


Can I get attendant care for “on-call” time?

Posted on: December 5th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Understanding attendant care benefits under Michigan workers’ comp and how family members can get paid for their on-call time. Attendant care is a benefit that insurance companies never talk about. It is intended to help a disabled person with activities of daily living. Family members can receive up to 56 paid hours each week at […]


MAJ’s Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Attorney Jeffrey E. Kaufman will be co-moderating MAJ’s Annual Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar. I will be co-moderating MAJ’s Annual Workers’ Compensation/Social Security Seminar. It is scheduled for January 19, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4 pm at Four Points by Sheraton-Novi. This is a great opportunity for lawyers who want to learn more about workers’ […]


Recreational marijuana coming to Michigan?

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Ballot initiative legalizing recreational marijuana could be added to November 2018 election and what this means for people on MI workers’ compensation. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that marijuana legalization could be added to the ballot in November 2018. A group supporting adult recreational use turned in a petition with more than 360,000 signatures […]


Opioids no better than over-the-counter painkillers

Posted on: November 28th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

New study shows opioids are no better than over-the-counter pain medication in emergency room setting. A fascinating article was published by Vox challenging big assumptions about acute pain treatment in emergency room settings. The article looked at a new study from researchers at Albany Medical College and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. […]


Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on: November 23rd, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Giving thanks to professionals who make our client’s lives better during hard times. Our law firm will be closed today for Thanksgiving. We will be spending time with family, holiday shopping, watching the Detroit Lions, and eating turkey. Today’s blog post is dedicated to those individuals who assist our clients with recovery. This includes medical […]


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