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

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 15th, 2019

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

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

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 […]


Permanent Work Restrictions and Michigan Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted September 19th, 2019

Available benefits that can help a disabled employee transition to a new career when they have permanent work restrictions under workers’ comp. Many of our clients have been doing heavy work for their entire lives. Getting hurt on-the-job can be a life changing event. This is especially true when an employee ends up with permanent […]


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 […]


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