Category Archives: Help for injury victims

Workers’ Comp Medical Records: Do I Have To Release Them?

Michigan lawyer discusses reasons why claimants are required to sign workers’ compensation medical records release. Our job as workers’ comp lawyers is to protect individuals who are hurt. We do this through knowledge and experience. Understanding legal rights is the key to making sure the employer or its insurance company does not take advantage. A […]

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When Will I Receive My Workers’ Comp Check?

Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency releases its 2019 Pay Lag Report and info on when you will receive you workers’ comp check. When will I receive my workers’ comp check? It’s a common question for many of our clients who live paycheck-to-paycheck. Missing even 1 week of pay could mean financial disaster. How will they […]

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What To Do When Workers’ Comp Won’t Pay Benefits?

Michigan lawyer explains what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay benefits and provides other sources of financial relief. A common question is what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay? Michigan law requires employers to cover medical bills and lost wages for employees hurt on-the-job. Unfortunately, some employers refuse to follow the rules and […]

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Average Workers’ Comp Settlement In Michigan For 2019

How much is the average workers’ comp settlement in Michigan? Many of the disabled employees who contact our office want to know the average workers’ comp settlement in Michigan. Our job as workers’ comp attorneys is to explain legal rights and make recommendations. This allows them to make an informed decision about settlement and what […]

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Does My Business Need Workers’ Comp Insurance in Michigan?

If you have just 1 employee working 35 hours per week then your business needs workers’ comp insurance in Michigan. Our job as workers’ comp lawyers is to maximize the amount of benefits paid. We are not the people you want to see when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. This is especially true if you […]

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How To File A Workers’ Comp Claim in Michigan

Michigan lawyer discusses how to file a workers’ comp claim and what benefits are available. We get many telephone calls and emails from people hurt on-the-job who are wondering about their legal rights. It can be overwhelming when paychecks stop, and medical bills start piling up. This situation gets even worse when an employer refuses […]

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What Is Considered A Workers’ Compensation Injury in Michigan?

Michigan workers’ compensation lawyer explains the difference between specific injury and occupational disease. Many injured employees call our office asking “what is considered a workers’ compensation injury?” Many don’t even know that they can be covered under Michigan workers’ compensation law. We believe knowledge is power and want we want injured employees to know their […]

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Injured On Lunch Break Workers’ Comp Claims: What You Need To Know

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses injured on lunch break workers’ comp claims. We are frequently contacted by employees injured on lunch break asking about workers’ comp claims. These types of claims are difficult because employers always think suspicious activity is going on. Workers’ comp benefits get disputed, sticking the disabled employee with unpaid wages and […]

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Where Is My Workers’ Comp Check?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer answers some of the most common questions about checks that disabled employees should know. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. We understand the stress and worry that comes after a workplace accident. Many of the individuals who call our office have no idea about their legal rights. […]

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Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment Explained

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains the workers’ compensation penalty payment when the insurance company refuses to pay weekly checks or medical bills. I have written extensively about the challenges our clients face when they are hurt on-the-job. It can be devastating when the primary wage earner is disabled and unable to earn a living. Most […]

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