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Workplace deaths scrubbed from OSHA website

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

Trump administration criticized for restricting access to OSHA fatality data that could save worker lives. Politico is reporting that workplace fatalities are no longer being prominently featured on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) website. The new fatality list is buried on an internal page and does not include deaths unless a citation was […]


Alternative therapies for knee pain

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

New study shows non-drug therapies helpful after knee replacement surgery and how to get them covered under Michigan workers’ compensation insurance. The Washington Post has an interesting article about acupuncture and other alternative therapies being used to control pain after knee replacement surgery. Results from the study indicate acupuncture was most valuable at reducing or […]


Labor Day Weekend 2017

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Recognizing the contributions of the labor movement in the United States. Our law firm will be closed on September 4, 2017 to celebrate Labor Day. This public holiday is scheduled on the first Monday each September and is dedicated to American workers. Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of summer. We hope our blog […]


Medical supplies and equipment covered under workers’ comp in Michigan

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

What types of medical supplies/equipment are covered under workers’ comp and how to maximize your benefits in Michigan. Employees hurt on-the-job are entitled to have their medical bills paid under workers’ comp. This includes everything from emergency room treatment to doctor visits months later. Getting the right medical treatment is the best way to ensure […]


Warning for undocumented employees in Michigan

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

Getting hurt on-the-job can lead to a denied workers’ compensation claim and even deportation. NPR published a sad article about undocumented employees and workers’ compensation. How some employers and insurance companies are taking advantage of people hurt on-the-job. It follows the story of several immigrants who have faced deportation after standing up for their legal […]


Alternatives for dealing with chronic pain

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 by Jeffrey Kaufman No Comments

Dangers of opioid abuse and alternative treatments for chronic pain. The Washington Post has an excellent article about the cost of pain relief. Turns out that most people would give up their entire livelihoods just to live pain-free. It is no surprise that we have an opioid epidemic when it costs less than a dollar […]


Help with addiction is just a telephone call away

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

Warning for individuals taking prescription opioids and why help for addiction is just a telephone call away. We have blogged about the opioid crisis on several different occasions. President Trump just declared it to be a national emergency. This will free up federal dollars for additional treatment programs. Treating symptoms of chronic pain can be […]



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