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Charts & Graphs (2016-2017 Edition)

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Our charts and graphs show current statistics as well as look at five year trends for workers’ compensation in Michigan. This chart show the age of workers’ compensation cases pending across the State of Michigan. Most parties can expect resolution within 18 months. Some cases take 24+ months while awaiting external resolution. New cases have […]


Workplace fatalities highest in 10 years

Posted on: May 9th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Spike in workplace fatalities during calendar year 2016 and why stiffer employer penalties are needed in Michigan. The Detroit News published an article discussing a spike in workplace fatalities during 2016. Forty-three people were killed on-the-job last year and this is the highest number in a decade. Federal workers and the self-employed were not included […]


Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted on: May 4th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Raising awareness for people who suffer from mental health issues while on workers’ compensation. Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will suffer from mental health issues during their lifetime? We believe this number is even greater for people on workers’ compensation. Many of our clients refuse to get help and are embarrassed by […]


Report shows Michigan with lowest workers’ compensation costs

Posted on: May 3rd, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

WCRI releases its 17th Edition of CompScope Benchmarks for Michigan. Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) has published its CompScope Benchmarks, 17th Edition. These reports are designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders evaluate state workers’ compensation systems. States included are Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North […]


Congratulations Alex Berman!

Posted on: May 2nd, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Alex Berman has been included on the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list. Our law firm is pleased to announce that Alex Berman has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer for 2017. This honor is given to no more than 5% of lawyers in Michigan. The list was created using a multi-phase selection process, including nominations, […]


Road construction danger!

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

A warning for motorists who speed through work zones and why they need to pay more attention. Road construction season is now underway in Michigan. Orange barrels can be seen up and down area streets. Projects near our main office in Farmington Hills include construction on 11 Mile Road, 13 Mile Road, Drake Road, and […]


How much does an MRI cost in Michigan?

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Medical treatment under workers’ compensation and why the cost of an MRI is not always what it seems. Medical is the most important benefit under workers’ compensation. Employees hurt on-the-job are supposed to receive all reasonable and necessary medical treatment without any co-pays or deductibles. However, not every workers’ compensation claim is open and shut. […]



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