Medicaid expansion in jeopardy of collapse

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

Senate GOP healthcare bill slashes Medicaid insurance and what this means for our workers’ comp clients in Michigan. We read a fascinating article on Mlive summarizing 12 ways the Senate GOP healthcare plan could impact Michigan. Number 1 on the list was the likely end of Medicaid expansion in our state. Michigan lawmakers expanded Medicaid […]

Happy 4th of July!

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

We offer our annual list of workers’ comp grievances in the spirit of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. Our law firm will be closed today in observance of Independence Day. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday filled with parades, barbecues, fireworks, and summer fun. Please also take some time and reflect on the problems […]

Alternative therapies for chronic back pain

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

New research shows yoga is an effective treatment for chronic back pain and how to get workers’ compensation insurance to pay. Many of our clients suffer from chronic back pain and are looking for ways to cope. NPR has now posted a fascinating article about the effectiveness of yoga as an alternative treatment for back […]

Warning for office workers. You could be in real danger!

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

What are some of the common hazards and health risks that office workers need to know about to stay safe in the workplace? We represent individuals from all walks of life and professions. Getting hurt on-the-job is not an exclusive club reserved for heavy labor. Just because a person works in an office setting does […]

Hurt yourself at work? That will be $8,502.43 for the emergency room visit.

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

Warning about the cost of emergency room visits and how Michigan workers’ compensation is supposed to pay for all medical bills. We saw an interesting article published on regarding the costs of emergency room treatment. It references a new study showing patients are charged 340% more than what Medicare insurance pays. Researchers also found […]

MIOSHA Annual Fatality Information

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Preliminary details about workplace fatalities reported to the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) during the first months of 2017. MIOSHA has released preliminary information about ten workplace fatalities so far in 2017. This data is published to help employers build hazard awareness and prevent risk for similar occurrences in the workplace. The most […]

Warning about hot weather

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Annual list of safety tips for people who must work outside during the hot weather. Today is the first day of summer. Mostly sunny skies with temperatures near 80 degrees have been predicted for Metro Detroit. The UV index rating shows 9 of 10 indicating a very high risk from sun exposure. Many workplace accidents can […]

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