Category Archives: Back injuries

Permanent Restrictions After Spinal Fusion: What You Need To Know

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses permanent restrictions after spinal fusion and how to get a lump sum cash settlement. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. This is especially true when it results in permanent work restrictions and lifetime medical bills. Many employees lose their jobs and must be retrained for a […]

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Suing Workers’ Comp For A Back Injury: What You Need To Know

Michigan attorney explains available benefits when suing workers’ comp for a back injury. Research shows that nearly 1 in 4 Americans suffer from back pain. This is a huge number of people and many can trace its origins to their jobs. We regularly see employees who suffer from acute and chronic low back pain. Here […]

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I Hurt My Back At Work, What Should I Do?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains how to protect legal rights and why these injuries are frequently denied. Our Michigan workers’ comp lawyers are often contacted by disabled employees with back injuries. They want to know about legal rights and how to protect themselves. A common question we get asked is: I hurt my back at […]

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Sciatica Workers’ Comp Settlement: What You Need To Know

Michigan attorney discusses sciatica workers’ comp settlements and how to protect legal rights. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience handling claims of people injured on the job. We have represented thousands of disabled employees throughout Michigan. Many of the workplace injuries that we see result in low back pain. Here is some […]

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Workers’ Comp Settlement For Herniated Disc: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses a workers’ comp settlement for a herniated disc and why insurance companies fight these expensive claims. Employees hurt on-the-job are protected under Michigan’s workman’s comp law. It guarantees medical bills and lost wages get paid while a person is unable to work. Unfortunately, insurance companies look for any excuse to dispute expensive […]

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

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 […]

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Michigan Workers’ Comp Settlement For Back Injury Explained

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 […]

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Alternative therapies for chronic back pain

New research shows yoga is an effective treatment for chronic back pain and how to get workers’ compensation insurance to pay. Many of our clients suffer from chronic back pain and are looking for ways to cope. NPR has now posted a fascinating article about the effectiveness of yoga as an alternative treatment for back […]

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Part 2: Work Comp Case Approved!

Strategies for dealing with insurance companies who refuse to pay Michigan work comp benefits. Insurance companies use various arguments to dispute payment of work comp benefits. We blogged about some of the most common defense tactics yesterday. This blog post is dedicated to winning strategies and getting your case approved. Here is how you can […]

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Part 1: Work Comp Case Denied!

How insurance companies defend Michigan work comp cases and issues you should be thinking about before trial. We recently shared magistrate disposition statistics for 2015. This showed 35 people who went to trial and were denied benefits. It is sad considering these individuals will not receive any wage loss or medical treatment from work comp. Here […]

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