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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Can I Be Fired While on Workers’ Comp?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 10th, 2019

Michigan lawyer explains why you can be fired while on workers’ comp and important exceptions to know about. Many of our clients want to know the answer to the question “can I be fired while on workers’ comp”? They are concerned about losing seniority, pension contributions, group health insurance, and other fringe benefits. Who else […]


Loans on Settlements From Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 5th, 2019

Michigan attorney explains how to get workers’ compensation loans and why it is smart idea to get legal representation before requesting loans on settlements for workers’ comp. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. Many disabled employees live paycheck-to-paycheck and supporting a family on a reduced amount of money is a real […]


How Long Do You Have to Claim Workers’ Comp in Michigan?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted December 3rd, 2019

Important time periods you should know about in order to protect legal rights. How long do you have to claim workers’ comp in Michigan? Well, our experience shows that late reporting is a “red flag” for many employers and insurance companies. They generally do not believe employees who show up the next morning or the […]


Michigan Workers’ Compensation Waiting Period Explained

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 26th, 2019

Learn why the Michigan workers’ compensation waiting period can take a long time and how to speed up the settlement process. Our clients get upset when they learn how long the Michigan workers’ compensation waiting period can be. Data published by the Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency shows that 41% of cases are still pending […]


Schedule Loss of Use (Workers’ Compensation Injury Chart) Explained

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 21st, 2019

Michigan attorney explains specific loss benefits under workers’ comp and how much should be paid for amputation. Our workers’ comp attorneys want you to know your legal rights. We believe knowledge is power and it’s the best way to make sure everything is paid correctly. Insurance companies frequently make mistakes and they are never in […]


What is a control date in court?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 19th, 2019

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains what a control date in court is and why you should not worry about this court appearance. Many of our clients get nervous when a control date in court has been scheduled. It is usually the first substantive court appearance after pre-trial. We tell our clients not to worry and […]


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

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 14th, 2019

Why a workers’ comp failed drug test in Michigan after a work injury should not automatically disqualify you from collecting Michigan workers’ compensation benefits. 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 […]


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

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 12th, 2019

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


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

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted November 7th, 2019

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

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 […]


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