Category Archives: Michigan workers’ comp law

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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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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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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PTSD Workers’ Comp Claims in Michigan: Can I Get Benefits?

Michigan lawyer explains how a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) should be covered under workers’ comp if related to employment activities. Mental health is an important issue that does not get much attention in workers’ comp. We see people struggling every day from the demands of their jobs. Some have trouble coping with life […]

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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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Does My Business Need Workers’ Comp Insurance in Michigan?

If you have just 1 employee working 35 hours per week then your business needs workers’ comp insurance in Michigan. Our job as workers’ comp lawyers is to maximize the amount of benefits paid. We are not the people you want to see when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. This is especially true if you […]

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How To File A Workers’ Comp Claim in Michigan

Michigan lawyer discusses how to file a workers’ comp claim and what benefits are available. We get many telephone calls and emails from people hurt on-the-job who are wondering about their legal rights. It can be overwhelming when paychecks stop, and medical bills start piling up. This situation gets even worse when an employer refuses […]

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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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