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Workers’ comp vs long term disability: what’s the difference?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 15th, 2019
Workers' comp vs long term disability

Michigan lawyer explains the difference between workers’ comp vs long term disability and explains how you can get both at the same time. We frequently get telephone calls and emails from people hurt on-the-job who are forced to make a claim for long term disability (LTD) insurance instead of workers’ compensation. It usually happens when […]


Injured workers: save money by treating them better

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 10th, 2019
Injured workers

Plaintiff attorney offers his perspective on ways to save litigation costs by treating injured workers better. Plaintiff attorneys are not who you want to see when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. We are hired to maximize the amount of recovery from workers’ compensation insurance. This means potentially larger payouts for medical treatment and/or wage loss […]


2019 Scholarship For Law School Students Winner

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 8th, 2019
2019 Law School Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that Margaret is the winner of Michigan Worker’s Comp Law’s fifth annual scholarship for law school students. Margaret has been selected as our fifth annual scholarship for law school students winner and will receive a check for $500. This money can be used for law school tuition and related expenses. […]


Michigan Workers’ Compensation Statute of Limitations Explained

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 3rd, 2019

Learn about the Michigan workers’ compensation statute of limitations and why you should never wait to tell your employer about an on-the-job injury. We are frequently asked if workers’ compensation benefits can be collected for on-the-job injuries that occurred many years ago. This came up recently when a man contacted our office about something that […]


Can you get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time in Michigan?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 1st, 2019

What disabled employees need to know in order to get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time. Getting hurt at work can turn your life upside down. Paychecks stop when your job refuses to accommodate restrictions. Finical responsibilities continue despite no money coming into the household. How are you going to pay the rent […]


Recording Independent Medical Examinations: A Warning For Claimants

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 26th, 2019

Recording independent medical examinations is not allowed under Michigan workers’ comp but there are other ways to protect legal rights. We have written several blog posts about the independent medical examination and how it is used against people. It is a real shame because many people believe this is a second opinion from someone who […]


Overcompensation Syndrome and Michigan Workers’ Compensation: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 24th, 2019

Learn how to protect your legal rights under workers’ comp in Michigan. Many of our clients suffer from a type of overcompensation syndrome. This is when they use other body parts in ways that are more strenuous than usual because of a work injury. It can result in back, knee, or shoulder problems. We regularly […]



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