Category Archives: Job search

Does Workers’ Comp Affect Future Employment: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer explains how a workers’ comp claim can affect future employment prospects and why honesty is usually the best policy. Michigan law protects employees who are hurt on-the-job. It covers all medical bills, a percentage of lost wages, and even vocational rehabilitation services. Many employees collect work-related injury benefits and quickly return to their […]

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Does Workers’ Comp Show Up On Background Checks?

Michigan lawyer discusses if workers’ comp claims show up on background checks when looking for new employment. Many of our clients return to gainful employment after their work injury case has been resolved. We consider these individuals a great success because getting back to work should always be the primary goal. It brings us joy […]

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Permanent Work Restrictions and Michigan Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Available benefits that can help a disabled employee transition to a new career when they have permanent work restrictions under workers’ comp. Many of our clients have been doing heavy work for their entire lives. Getting hurt on-the-job can be a life changing event. This is especially true when an employee ends up with permanent […]

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Part 2 of 3: Why wage loss benefits get disputed

Insurance companies dispute wage loss benefits when an employee does not perform a good-faith job search. Yesterday’s blog post was about games played by employers and insurance companies to dispute payment of wage loss benefits. Part 2 of this series involves the good-faith job search. Workers’ compensation is supposed to pay 80% of the after-tax […]

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There is no such thing as a dumb question!

Why there are no dumb questions and answers that can help with your workers’ comp situation. We believe knowledge is power and there are no dumb questions. Understanding legal rights is the best way to ensure a quick and fair recovery. Here are five questions and answers employees should know about their workers’ comp benefits […]

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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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5 workers’ comp falsehoods in Michigan

Special interest groups use falsehoods and half-truths to sway public opinion. We get angry when our clients are discriminated against. It is bad enough having their medical treatment and wage loss benefits unfairly denied. Having friends and neighbors against them makes it even worse. Special interest groups use misconceptions to sway public opinion. This leads […]

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Part 2 of 3: Job Search

What type of job search is needed to make your Michigan workers’ comp case more successful? We blogged about New Year’s resolutions last week and offered suggestions for making your workers’ comp case even stronger. Our second resolution idea was to perform a good-faith job search. Here is some info about proving total disability at […]

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Happy New Year! Welcome 2017!

Resolution ideas for 2017 that can make your Michigan workers’ compensation case a success. Our law firm will be closed on December 30, 2016 and January 2, 2017 to ring in the New Year. We hope all of our blog readers have a wonderful and safe long weekend. The holiday season is especially difficult for […]

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“There is an exception to every rule”

Common exceptions to Michigan workers’ compensation rules and how to protect your legal rights if benefits are disputed. Our law firm gets numerous telephone calls each week with similar questions. Claimants want to know about rules for medical treatment and lost wages. We usually suggest a face-to-face meeting if the employer or its insurance company […]

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