Category Archives: Help for injury victims

IME Doctor Tricks To Beware Of

Michigan lawyer discusses IME doctor tricks and how to protect legal rights under workers’ comp. Michigan law requires injured employees to submit to a medical examination from time to time. This is a source of great stress and worry for our clients. Many have already been through enough dealing with bad employers and obnoxious insurance […]

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What Happens If You Have An Accident In A Company Car?

Michigan lawyer discusses what happens when you have an accident in a company car. Getting into a car accident while driving a company car is stressful. This is especially true if the car is wrecked or someone gets hurt. Fixing the damaged car itself is usually the easiest problem to resolve. Our clients want to […]

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Can I Drive For Uber While On Workers’ Comp In Michigan?

Michigan lawyer discusses potential differential benefits under workers’ comp. We take great pride in helping people get back on their feet and return to gainful employment. Sometimes finding a new job within restrictions is all that is needed. Workers’ comp should pay medical bills and lost wages during the vocational rehabilitation process. But how will […]

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How Do Workers’ Comp Doctors Get Paid: What You Need To Know

What doctors need to understand about workers’ comp and how to get paid. A question we get from some of our clients is how do workers’ comp doctors get paid? We understand that many physicians cringe when they see a new patient under workman’s comp. They know getting medical treatment approved is going to be […]

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Facilitation Hearing Process Explained

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains the facilitation hearing process and why it could be the most important step in your case. Many of our clients want to settle their workers’ comp case and be done with the insurance company. They trade workers’ comp benefits for a lump sum cash payment. Settlement money can be used […]

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How Long Does It Take To Get A Workers’ Comp Settlement Check?

Michigan lawyer discusses how long it takes to get a workers’ comp settlement check and how to maximize value. Many of our clients eventually decide to settle their cases. Workers’ comp benefits can be traded for a lump sum cash payment. This is a good option for people who want to give up the job […]

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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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Can I Get Workers’ Comp If I Smoke Weed?

Recreational use of marijuana is legal in Michigan so can I get workers’ comp if I smoke weed? Michigan voters approved use of recreational marijuana in 2018. Individuals can now smoke pot without fear of state or local criminal prosecution. Medical use of marijuana has also been legal since 2008. It remains illegal under federal […]

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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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