Category Archives: Partial Disibility

Permanent Partial Disability Workers’ Comp Claims Information

Michigan lawyer explains permanent partial disability and how insurance companies are abusing the workers’ comp system. We get many telephone calls and emails asking how to calculate the weekly comp rate. Disabled employees want to know if they are receiving the correct payments from the insurance company. Truth is that insurance companies always look for […]

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Part 2 of 3: Workers’ Comp Formula

Calculation of wage loss benefits when the insurance company decides an employee has a post-injury wage earning capacity. Michigan workers’ comp law has undergone changes in the last few years. The most controversial is a reduction for phantom wages. This is when the insurance company decides someone has a post-injury wage earning capacity (PIWEC). PIWEC […]

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