Category Archives: Settlements

Average Workers’ Comp Settlement For Wrist Injury in Michigan

Michigan attorney discusses average workers’ comp settlement for a wrist injury in Michigan and how to maximize value. Most disabled employees are curious about the average workers’ comp settlement for a wrist injury in Michigan. The truth is that every claim is different, and it is hard to assign settlement value without understanding potential legal […]

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Workers’ Comp Settlement Amounts For Shoulder Injury in Michigan

Attorney discusses workers’ comp settlement amounts for a shoulder injury in Michigan and how to maximize the value of a workman’s comp case. We are frequently asked about the value of workers’ comp cases. The truth is that every workers’ comp case is different, and it is hard to assign value without understanding the medical […]

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Workers’ Comp Calculator Explained

Michigan lawyer explains why double checking insurance company math with a workers’ comp calculator is a good idea. Workman’s comp is supposed to pay weekly benefits to employees who are disabled. This is a safety net for people hurt on-the-job. Our experience shows that insurance companies make mistakes and they are never in your favor. […]

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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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Lateral Epicondylitis Workers’ Compensation Settlement: What You Need To Know

What employees need to know about lateral epicondylitis workers’ compensation settlement in Michigan Many of our clients have repetitive use injuries from doing their jobs. This is when fingers, hands, wrists, arms develop painful symptoms. It can also result in weakness that causes difficulty gripping and manipulating objects. Some of these repetitive use injuries are […]

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Carpal Tunnel Workers’ Comp Claims: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer explains how to win a carpal tunnel workers’ comp claim. We have represented many individuals who have developed carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition occurs when the median nerve is affected by repetitive hand, wrist, or arm movements. It can also be caused by vibrating power tools. Symptoms include numbness, tingling, and weakness. Body […]

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Workers’ Comp First Settlement Offer: What You Need To Know

Michigan attorney discusses how to handle the workers’ comp first settlement offer and why negotiation is the key to getting a fair amount. Settlement is an attractive option for many disabled employees. It allows them to do their medical treatment and vocational rehabilitation without interference. Money can be used for any purpose including finding a […]

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Workers’ Comp Settlement and Retirement: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer discusses workers’ comp settlement and retirement options. Many of our clients want to retire while on workman’s comp benefits. This is a natural reaction because illness or injury often prevents them from continuing in their careers. Retirement is supposed to be a reward for a lifetime of hard work, but it often turns […]

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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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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover A Total Knee Replacement?

Michigan lawyer answers the question “does workers’ compensation cover a total knee replacement?” and how to protect your legal rights. We have represented many clients with serious knee injuries. These can be a devastating and require a long recovery time. Types of knee injuries include tears to ligaments, cartilage, and meniscus. Swelling, stiffness, locking, and […]

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