Category Archives: Fees and Costs

Is Workers’ Comp Taxable Income in Michigan?

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 income? 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 […]

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Michigan Mileage Reimbursement Rate 2020 Announced

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. […]

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Workers’ Comp Check Rules Explained

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 […]

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Workers’ Comp Denied My MRI: Now What?

Michigan attorneys explains how to get medical treatment when workers’ comp has denied your MRI. We believe the most important benefit under workers’ comp is access to medical care. Employers or their insurance companies must pay for all reasonable and necessary medical treatment when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. It does not matter who was […]

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How Much Are Workers’ Comp Lawyer Fees?

Understanding contingency agreements and the maximum workers’ comp lawyer fees that can be charged. It is no secret that large corporations and insurance companies can afford to hire lawyers who specialize in workers’ comp cases. They charge hourly rates and quickly run up legal bills in the thousands of dollars. Reducing or eliminating the payment […]

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Loans on Settlements From Workers’ Comp Explained

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 in Michigan live paycheck-to-paycheck and supporting a family on a reduced amount of money is […]

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Happy New Year! Welcome 2018!

Four resolution ideas for 2018 that can get a Michigan workers’ comp case on track. Our law firm will be closed on December 29, 2017 for a long holiday weekend. We hope everyone has a wonderful time celebrating New Year’s Eve. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the future. Here are four […]

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Top 5 workers’ comp questions (2017 Edition)

We provide answers to some of the most frequently asked workers’ comp questions in 2017. Today is December 14, 2017 and the calendar year is quickly coming to an end. We wanted to provide answers to some of the most frequent workers’ comp questions in 2017. Please contact our office for a free telephone consultation […]

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Can you represent yourself in a workers’ comp matter?

Dangers of representing yourself for workers’ comp and why it costs you nothing to hire a great lawyer. We occasionally get telephone calls from people who have already settled their workers’ comp claim. They are upset about medical bills in collections and the amount of money received. Unfortunately, a workers’ comp claim cannot be reopened […]

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$1 million reasons to get help now!

Alex Berman recovers $1,071,120.00 settlement for client on workers’ compensation who had trouble getting medical items approved. I would like to congratulate Alex Berman for his successful $1 million dollar settlement. This was not just a financial achievement but also a tremendous service for the client who has been suffering for years. Not all benefits […]

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