Category Archives: Help for injury victims

COVID and Workers’ Comp Benefits For First Responders In Michigan

Michigan lawyer discusses COVID and workers’ comp for first responders. It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year for just about everyone. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed how we all live and work. We think it has been especially hard for those individuals who have pending workmen’s comp cases. All hearing […]

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What Is Workers’ Compensation And How Does It Work In Michigan?

Michigan lawyer explains what is workers’ compensation and how does it work for employees who are hurt on-the-job. Many people ask “what is workers’ compensation and how does it work in Michigan?” It is a type of insurance that covers employees who get hurt on-the-job. It was designed as a compromise between labor and business. […]

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Medial Maximum Improvement (MMI) And Workers’ Comp In Michigan: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses maximum medical improvement (MMI) and how it can impact payment of workers’ comp benefits. Getting hurt on-the-job is a stressful event. Most people have never even thought about what happens to their jobs if they cannot return to work. It does not help that medical and legal professionals throw around terms that […]

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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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Workers’ Comp Calculator Explained

Michigan lawyer explains why double checking insurance company math with a workers’ comp calculator is a good idea. Workman’s comp is supposed to pay weekly benefits to employees who are disabled. This is a safety net for people hurt on-the-job. Our experience shows that insurance companies make mistakes and they are never in your favor. […]

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Heart Attack At Work: Am I Covered By Workers’ Comp in Michigan?

Lawyer explains how a heart attack at work in Michigan might qualify you for workers’ comp benefits like medical treatment and wage loss benefits. We recently had a man contact our workers’ comp law firm regarding a heart attack at work in Michigan. The insurance company denied his claim and he was concerned about supporting […]

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Workers’ Comp First Settlement Offer: What You Need To Know

Michigan attorney discusses how to handle the workers’ comp first settlement offer and why negotiation is the key to getting a fair amount. Settlement is an attractive option for many disabled employees. It allows them to do their medical treatment and vocational rehabilitation without interference. Money can be used for any purpose including finding a […]

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Workers’ Comp Adjuster Tricks You Need To Know

Michigan attorney discusses workers’ comp adjuster tricks and how to protect your legal rights. Workers’ comp is a safety net for employees hurt on-the-job. It pays weekly benefits to employees who cannot work and covers their medical bills. Many of the people who call our office live paycheck-to-paycheck and missing even one check is a […]

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Workers’ Compensation and Short Term Disability: Is There A Difference?

Michigan lawyer explains differences between workers’ compensation and short term disability. Many people are confused between workers’ compensation and short term disability. They can end up getting shorted on disability payments if they are not careful and apply for the wrong benefit. To help eliminate any confusion, we explain the differences to help ensure your […]

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Workers’ Comp Settlement and Retirement: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses workers’ comp settlement and retirement options. Many of our clients want to retire while on workman’s comp benefits. This is a natural reaction because illness or injury often prevents them from continuing in their careers. Retirement is supposed to be a reward for a lifetime of hard work, but it often turns […]

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