Category Archives: Michigan workers’ comp law

Permanent Restrictions After Spinal Fusion: What You Need To Know

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses permanent restrictions after spinal fusion and how to get a lump sum cash settlement. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. This is especially true when it results in permanent work restrictions and lifetime medical bills. Many employees lose their jobs and must be retrained for a […]

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Is A Heart Attack At Work Covered By Workers’ Comp in Michigan?

Lawyer explains how a heart attack at work in Michigan might qualify you for workers’ comp benefits like medical treatment and wage loss benefits. We recently had a man contact our workers’ comp law firm regarding a heart attack at work in Michigan. The insurance company denied his claim and he was concerned about supporting […]

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Workers’ Compensation and Short Term Disability: Is There A Difference?

Michigan lawyer explains differences between workers’ compensation and short term disability. Many people are confused between workers’ compensation and short term disability. They can end up getting shorted on disability payments if they are not careful and apply for the wrong benefit. To help eliminate any confusion, we explain the differences to help ensure your […]

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Can You Collect Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation At The Same Time?

Michigan lawyer explains how you can collect Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation at the same time. Our lawyers want you to know about all potential disability benefits. You can collect Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation at the same time. Here is some information about each benefit and how to maximize what is paid. […]

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Workers’ Compensation Loans: What You Need To Know

Michigan attorney explains how to get workers’ compensation loans (advanced payment option) or lump sum cash settlement. Getting hurt on-the-job can result in serious financial problems. This is because workers’ compensation only covers 80% of an employee’s lost wages. Many people live paycheck-to-paycheck and even a small income reduction can be devastating. Here is some […]

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Work Injury Lawyer: How We Can Help

5 ways a work injury lawyer can help after a workplace accident. Our lawyers have dedicated their entire careers to helping people hurt on-the-job. We have over 100 years of combined experience dealing with bad employers and insurance companies. Here are 5 ways a work injury lawyer can help after an accident. 1. Protect legal […]

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Can I Sue My Employer For Negligence After An Accident?

Michigan attorney answers the question “can I sue my employer for negligence in Michigan?” by explaining how workers’ compensation is considered the “exclusive remedy” and potential exceptions to the general rule about being able to file a lawsuit. Can I sue my employer for negligence in Michigan? This is a tough question with a complicated […]

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Workplace Injury in Michigan: Now What Should I Do?

Michigan lawyer discuses workplace injury and how to protect legal rights. Employees hurt on-the-job have significant legal protections. Many of our clients have heard about workers’ comp but they don’t quite know what it pays. Here is some information about a workplace injury and potential workers’ comp benefits. Please remember that every case is different, […]

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Injured At Work: Can I Sue My Employer?

Michigan lawyer discusses exclusive remedy provision and lawsuits employees have when they get injured on the job. Our law firm offers free telephone advice for anyone hurt on-the-job. Most of these callers want to know about their legal rights and how to protect themselves. They want to know if injured at work can I sue? […]

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Workers’ Compensation vs Auto Insurance: What’s the Difference?

Michigan lawyer explains workers’ compensation vs auto insurance when an employee gets into a car accident while on the job. Our law firm represents individuals who are hurt on-the-job. We get them workers’ comp benefits, which includes medical treatment and lost wages. It does not matter if they are short-term employees because coverage begins immediately. […]

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