Category Archives: Lost wages

Work Related Car Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

What are some available benefits for work related car accidents and who is responsible for payment? We frequently represent employees hurt in work related car accidents. They are driving for their jobs and something unexpected occurs. It does not matter if they are professional truck drivers or just running an errand for the boss. These […]

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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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Michigan Workers’ Compensation Rates for 2020

Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency (WDCA) releases Michigan workers’ compensation rates for 2020 and how to calculate the weekly benefit amount. Michigan workers’ compensation rates for 2020 are set by law. The maximum weekly comp rate for 2020 is $934.00. It is the weekly amount a disabled employee should receive when unable to work because of […]

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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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What If My Workers’ Comp Check Is Late, What Do I Do?

Michigan lawyer explains about insurance company penalties if your workers’ comp check is late. Most of the clients that our law firm represents live paycheck-to-paycheck. Getting hurt at work can mean financial disaster if their income stops for even a short period of time. Putting food on the table becomes difficult and families suffer unnecessarily. […]

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Michigan Workers’ Compensation Waiting Period Explained

Learn why the Michigan workers’ compensation waiting period can take a long time and how to speed up the settlement process. Our clients get upset when they learn how long the Michigan workers’ compensation waiting period can be. Data published by the Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency shows that 41% of cases are still pending […]

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Can you get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time in Michigan?

What disabled employees need to know so they can get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time. Getting hurt at work can turn your life upside down. Paychecks stop when your job refuses to accommodate restrictions. Finical responsibilities continue despite no money coming into the household. How are you going to pay the rent […]

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Overcompensation Syndrome and Michigan Workers’ Compensation: What You Need To Know

Learn how to protect your legal rights under workers’ comp in Michigan. Many of our clients suffer from a type of overcompensation syndrome. This is when they use other body parts in ways that are more strenuous than usual because of a work injury. It can result in back, knee, or shoulder problems. We regularly […]

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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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