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What Is The Average Workers’ Comp Neck Injury Settlement?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 29th, 2022

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses average neck injury settlements and how to get the most money possible. Many of our clients’ live paycheck-to-paycheck and hurting their neck on-the-job can turn their life upside down. Supporting a family on workers’ comp is a financial challenge because it only pays about 80% of their average weekly wage. […]


What Not To Say To A Workers’ Comp Doctor

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 27th, 2022
What Not To Say To A Workers’ Comp Doctor

Insurance companies use IME doctors to dispute payment of workers’ comp benefits in Michigan. Michigan law requires that anyone claiming workers’ comp benefits must submit to a medical examination ordered by the employer or its insurance carrier. We have blogged about this so-called “independent” medical examination on several occasions and explained how it is used […]


How To Calculate Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 22nd, 2022
How To Calculate Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer explains how to calculate weekly Michigan workers’ comp benefits and why you should always doublecheck insurance company math. Workers’ comp is a safety net for employees hurt on-the-job. It pays wage loss benefits to employees who are unable to work. The amount paid is based upon an employee’s average weekly wage taking into […]


How Often Should I Hear From My Workers’ Comp Attorney?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 20th, 2022
How often should I hear from my workers' comp attorney?

Michigan workers’ comp attorney discusses client communication and important events you should discuss. We speak to many people who are unhappy with their current lawyer. They want to switch to our law firm because they aren’t hearing any updates from their Michigan workers’ comp attorney about their case. We find this is the number one […]


How Many Hours Can You Work On Workers’ Comp?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 15th, 2022
How Many Hours Can You Work On Workers’ Comp?

Partially disabled employees who find alternate employment can find their wage loss benefits reduced or eliminated. We have many clients who have vastly different jobs. Some of them are highly skilled and perform technical work. Others do heavy physical labor and rely upon their bodies to get work done. What everyone has in common is […]


How Long Does It Take Workers’ Comp To Approve Surgery?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 13th, 2022
How long does it take workers' comp to approve surgery?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains common reasons why surgery gets delayed by the insurance company. We frequently talk about how workers’ comp is a safety-net for employees hurt on-the-job. Medical treatment is one of the most important benefits available to injured employees. Unfortunately, it can take employers and their insurance carriers a great deal of […]


Does Workers’ Comp Count As Income?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 8th, 2022
Does workers comp count as income?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses wage loss benefits and whether it counts as taxable income in Michigan. We get lots of telephone calls and emails with the question: Does workers’ comp count as income in Michigan? Many of these callers are worried because they have not received a W2 or 1099 from their employer and […]



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