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Our attorney picks for the worst insurance companies in Michigan

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) releases its 2017 Notice of Dispute Report showing insurance companies with a higher than average percentage of disputed claims. Insurance companies can dispute payment of workers’ compensation benefits at any time in the claim process. Medical bills stop getting paid and wage loss checks are put on hold. Our clients feel […]


Pay Lag Report Released

Posted on: June 5th, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) releases its 2017 Pay Lag Report and what penalties are available. Getting hurt on the-the-job can turn your life upside down. It can be a financial disaster if living paycheck-to-paycheck. Workers’ compensation is designed as a safety net and pays wage loss benefits to individuals who are disabled from their job. […]


Help! I need legal advice right now!

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

A sample of real questions from people who contacted our law firm in the last week. Monday is always a busy day in the office. We get numerous telephone calls and emails from people who want to know about their legal rights. Here is a sample of questions received over the last week and some […]


What is the explanation of benefits form?

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Workers’ Compensation Agency issues reminder about sending explanation of benefits (EOB) forms to providers and injured workers. The Workers’ Compensation Agency has issued a reminder to medical cost-containment networks and third-party payors about sending EOB forms. R 418.10117 requires a clear reason for payment adjustment and/or amount dispute. This information must be sent to the […]


Chipotle hit with $8 million jury verdict in California

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

What injured employees who claim workers’ comp need to know about wrongful termination and protecting their legal rights. We saw an interesting news item about a California woman who was accused of stealing from her job and fired. She believed the firing was discriminatory because of a workers’ comp claim. A lawsuit was filed and […]


Memorial Day (2018)

Posted on: May 24th, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Honoring men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is a federal holiday used to remember the service members who died in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our law firm will be closed on May 28, 2018 in observance. It is also the unofficial start of […]


Spotting workers’ comp issues

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

How minor issues can turn into major problems if attention is not paid to your workers’ comp claim. Attorneys are taught to spot issues in law school. This is an important skill that can make or break a workers’ comp case. Understanding Michigan law and how it applies to a set of facts is crucial […]



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