About: Jeffrey Kaufman

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Jeffrey E. Kaufman is a Michigan workers compensation attorney at the Law Offices of Alex Berman, PC. Jeffrey believes all injured workers deserve to be on equal footing with insurance companies and employers, and fights tenaciously so their rights are secured and protected.

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Is Workers’ Comp Taxable in Michigan?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 20th, 2020

Michigan attorney discusses whether payments under workers’ comp are income tax free. We get lots of telephone calls and emails with the question: Is workers’ comp taxable? Many of these callers are in a panic because they have not received a W2 or 1099 from their employer and it is almost Tax Day. Some have […]


How Long Do I Have To Sue For Work Related Injuries?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 18th, 2020

Michigan attorney explains important time frames when an employee gets hurt on-the-job and how long they have to sue for work related injuries. Timing is everything when it comes to workers’ compensation. Many disabled employees get left out in the cold because they did not report an accident or file a claim on time. Some […]


10 Questions To Ask A Workers’ Comp Lawyer

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 13th, 2020

Questions to ask a workers’ comp lawyer and how to make sure legal rights are protected. Getting hurt on-the-job is very stressful. Workers’ comp benefits can be disputed at any time. We believe knowledge is power, and injured workers should understand their legal rights. Here are our top 10 questions to ask a workers’ comp […]


What Questions Are Asked At A Workers’ Comp Hearing?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 11th, 2020

Michigan lawyer discuses what questions are asked at workers’ comp hearing and how to prepare witness testimony. One of the most common questions we get from our clients is “what questions are asked at a workers’ comp hearing?” Our law firm has over 100 years of combined experience handling workers’ comp cases in Michigan. We […]


How Long Do Workers’ Comp Appeals Take?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 6th, 2020

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains the workers’ comp appeals process when the employer or insurance company file a Notice of Dispute. Workers’ comp benefits are disputed for a variety of reasons. It can be based upon late employee notice, failure to make a timely claim, or employee misconduct. Some disabled employees have their workers’ comp […]


Workers’ Comp Settlement After Surgery: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted February 4th, 2020

Michigan attorney talks about legal rights when an injured worker needs surgery. We frequently get telephone calls from injured workers about a workers’ comp settlement after surgery in Michigan. Injured workers want to know if the insurance company is going to pay and what should be covered. Many prefer to settle and get medical treatment […]


Michigan Workers’ Compensation Rates for 2020

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted January 30th, 2020

Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency (WDCA) releases Michigan workers’ compensation rates for 2020 and how to calculate the weekly benefit amount. Michigan workers’ compensation rates for 2020 are set by law. The maximum weekly comp rate for 2020 is $934.00. It is the weekly amount a disabled employee should receive when unable to work because of […]


Michigan Mileage Reimbursement Rate 2020 Announced

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted January 28th, 2020

Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency updates Michigan mileage reimbursement rate for injured employees effective January 1, 2020. Mileage and travel expenses should be reimbursed under workers’ comp. This is a hidden benefit that insurance companies do not always tell people about. The Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency has now updated its travel reimbursement rate for injured employees. […]


Workers’ Comp Check Rules Explained

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted January 23rd, 2020

Michigan lawyer explains workers’ comp check rules and how to protect legal rights. We understand how stressful workers’ comp can be for some disabled employees. Many of the people who contact our office have no idea about their legal rights or what is happening with their claim. Insurance companies take advantage of this lack of […]


What If My Workers’ Comp Check Is Late, What Do I Do?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted January 21st, 2020

Michigan lawyer explains about insurance company penalties if your workers’ comp check is late. Most of the clients that our law firm represents live paycheck-to-paycheck. Getting hurt at work can mean financial disaster if their income stops for even a short period of time. Putting food on the table becomes difficult and families suffer unnecessarily. […]


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