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Do I have to use vacation time if I’m out because of a work related injury?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 17th, 2019

Vacation time and sick time are considered “wage continuation” and generally not recoverable under Michigan workers’ comp law. Our clients frequently want to know if they have to use vacation time if they are out because of work related injury. This concern arises when they get hurt on-the-job and miss a small amount of time […]


What to expect from your first telephone call with our workers’ comp attorneys and staff

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 12th, 2019

Items that our workers’ comp attorneys and legal professionals need to know during the first telephone call. Our telephones are constantly ringing with potential clients who want to know about their legal rights. Workers’ comp is a confusing system and many people need our help. We understand the stress and worry that goes along with […]


Payroll fraud steals from employees and taxpayers

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 10th, 2019

State lawmakers propose crackdown on payroll fraud and its potential impact on workers’ compensation claims. NPR is reporting on new legislation that would increase penalties on businesses that commit payroll fraud. Sponsors of the legislation claim the current system lets crooked companies steal millions of dollars owed in wages and overtime pay. It has the […]


Workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan: 10 secrets they don’t want you to know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 5th, 2019

Michigan lawyer exposes secrets that workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan don’t want you to know and explains how to protect legal rights. Employees hurt on-the-job in Michigan are entitled to receive workers’ comp benefits. This includes lost wages, medical treatment, and vocational rehabilitation. Unfortunately, workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan look for any excuse […]


Workers’ compensation and seasonal employment

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 4th, 2019

What do teachers, road construction workers, landscapers, truck drivers, professional athletes, and other seasonal employees need to know about their workers’ compensation benefits in Michigan? Summer is coming to its end and the weather is changing quickly. This means teachers are back to school for another year. Orange barrels are disappearing as road construction winds […]


Oklahoma awarded $572 million in opioid lawsuit

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 3rd, 2019

Lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson for role in the opioid crisis results in $572 million award. NPR is reporting that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a $572 million award for its role in the opioid crisis. The lawsuit was brought by the State of Oklahoma and is the first […]


Happy Labor Day!

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 29th, 2019

U.S. federal holiday celebrating the social and economic achievements of American workers. Our law firm will be closed on September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day. This U.S. federal holiday recognizes the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is also the 125th anniversary so it has special meaning this year. Here is […]



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