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Workers’ Comp Failed Drug Test: Do I Still Qualify For Benefits?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 14th, 2019
Failed Drug Test

Why a Michigan workers’ comp failed drug test should not automatically disqualify you from collecting benefits in Michigan. Our clients are routinely drug tested after a workplace injury. This is done to save money on claims that can be denied. We understand why this occurs but take issue with how some injured workers are treated. […]


Workers’ Comp Drug Test in Michigan: What You Need to Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 12th, 2019
Workers Comp Drug Test

Michigan lawyer discusses the workers’ comp drug test and explains legal rights. We get many telephone calls and emails from employees who are worried about failing their worker’s comp drug test. It is the usually the first thought that comes to mind when being sent to the employer clinic. This is especially true now that […]


Workers’ Comp Settlement For Back Injury Claims: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 7th, 2019
BACK INJURY CLAIMS

Watch out for low ball offers on a Michigan workers’ comp settlement for back injury claims from the insurance company and learn how to increase the value of your claim. We previously blogged about magistrate disposition statistics and how most plaintiffs are choosing to settle their cases instead of proceeding with trial. The primary reason […]


Magistrate Disposition Statistics (Q3 2019)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 5th, 2019
MAGISTRATE DISPOSITION STATISTICS

Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency releases magistrate disposition statistics covering period January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019. The Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency has now released magistrate disposition statistics as of September 30, 2019. This shows 5 new open awards, 4 closed periods, 7 denials, and 7 miscellaneous dispositions in Q3. Not much of an increase […]


Happy Halloween!

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 31st, 2019
Happy-Halloween

Our annual list of Halloween candy ideas for scary people involved in your workers’ compensation case. Fox News published an article about the worst Halloween candy for 2019. This is perfect timing for our annual list of Halloween candy ideas for the scary people involved in your workers’ compensation case. We think laughter is great […]


Liberty Mutual Workers’ Comp Complaints of Overcharging Comp Premiums Leads To Class Action Lawsuit

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 29th, 2019
Liberty Mutual Workers' Comp Complaints of Overcharging Comp Premiums Leads To Class Action Lawsuit

Liberty Mutual workers’ comp complaints lead to accusations of inflating workers’ compensation insurance premiums and it raises concerns across the industry. Business Insurance is reporting that Liberty Mutual workers’ comp complaints have led to a class action lawsuit filed against Liberty Mutual for inflating workers’ compensation insurance premiums. It has been alleged that Liberty Mutual […]


Independent medical examination for workers’ compensation: what you need to know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 24th, 2019
Tips on how to get ready for the independent medical examination for workers’ compensation

Warning about the independent medical examination for workers’ compensation and how to protect legal rights. Michigan law requires an injured employee submit to an independent medical examination for workers’ compensation if requested by the employer or its insurance company. This provides an opportunity to have a claimant examined by a doctor of their choosing. The […]



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