Category Archives: Medical benefits

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 doctors cringe when they see a new patient under workers’ comp. They know getting medical treatment approved is going to be […]

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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 back 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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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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Workers’ Compensation Future Medical Settlement: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses a workers’ compensation future medical settlement and how to ensure maximum recovery. We are frequently asked about a Michigan workers’ compensation settlement and future medical costs and how much a disabled employee can expect to receive. There is no fixed settlement amount because every situation is different. Insurance companies generally pay out […]

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FMLA and Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

What disabled employees in Michigan need to know about FMLA and workers’ comp. Many of our clients want to know if their job is protected after getting hurt at work. The situation becomes even more confusing when an employer tells a disabled employee to take time off under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Our […]

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Michigan Mileage Reimbursement Rate 2020 Announced

Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency updates Michigan mileage reimbursement rate for injured employees effective January 1, 2020. Mileage and travel expenses should be reimbursed under workers’ comp. This is a hidden benefit that insurance companies do not always tell people about. The Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency has now updated its travel reimbursement rate for injured employees. […]

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Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For Stress and Anxiety?

Michigan lawyer explains how an employee can get workers’ comp benefits for stress and anxiety when disability has been caused by the job. Clients often ask us if it is possible to collect workers’ comp benefits for stress and anxiety when disability has been caused by the job. Our experience is that most employees have […]

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Repetitive Strain Injury and Workers’ Compensation Explained

Michigan lawyer explains how a repetitive strain injury is covered under workers’ compensation and how to get help if the claim is denied. We are seeing more repetitive strain injuries in today’s high-tech workforce. Employees are using tools, machines, mobile devices, and computers in ways the human body does not always find comfortable. These workplace […]

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Workers’ Comp Denied My MRI: Now What?

Michigan attorneys explains how to get medical treatment when workers’ comp has denied your MRI. We believe the most important benefit under workers’ comp is access to medical care. Employers or their insurance companies must pay for all reasonable and necessary medical treatment when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. It does not matter who was […]

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Can You Reopen A Closed Workers’ Comp Case?

Michigan lawyer discusses reopening a closed workers’ comp claim. We frequently get telephone calls and emails from disabled employees in Michigan who are suffering from an old workplace injury. Many of these individuals have been working in pain and without proper medical care for years. They want to know the answer to the question “can […]

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