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What Is The Average Workers’ Comp Neck Injury Settlement?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses average neck injury settlements and how to get the most money possible. Many of our clients’ live paycheck-to-paycheck and hurting their neck on-the-job can turn their life upside down. Supporting a family on workers’ comp is a financial challenge because it only pays about 80% of their average weekly wage. […]

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What Not To Say To A Workers’ Comp Doctor

Insurance companies use IME doctors to dispute payment of workers’ comp benefits in Michigan. Michigan law requires that anyone claiming workers’ comp benefits must submit to a medical examination ordered by the employer or its insurance carrier. We have blogged about this so-called “independent” medical examination on several occasions and explained how it is used […]

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How To Calculate Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

Michigan lawyer explains how to calculate weekly Michigan workers’ comp benefits and why you should always doublecheck insurance company math. Workers’ comp is a safety net for employees hurt on-the-job. It pays wage loss benefits to employees who are unable to work. The amount paid is based upon an employee’s average weekly wage taking into […]

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How Often Should I Hear From My Workers’ Comp Attorney?

Michigan workers’ comp attorney discusses client communication and important events you should discuss. We speak to many people who are unhappy with their current lawyer. They want to switch to our law firm because they aren’t hearing any updates from their Michigan workers’ comp attorney about their case. We find this is the number one […]

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Can You Work While On Workers’ Comp In Michigan?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains how getting a new job can impact payment of benefits and why settlement is usually the best option. Employees who are hurt on-the-job should be covered under workers’ comp. It pays for medical treatment, a percentage of lost wages, and vocational rehabilitation if needed. This is a safety net for […]

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Is COVID Covered Under Workers’ Comp In Michigan?

Michigan work injury lawyer discusses COVID-19 and potential cash benefits. The first confirmed case of COVID in Michigan was identified on March 10, 2020. We are now two years post and much has changed with the introduction of treatments and vaccines. We are also learning more about long COVID and what that could mean for […]

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Michigan Construction Accident Law: Everything You Need To Know

Lawyer discusses Michigan law in regard to a construction accident including causes of action for an injury on the job site including workers’ compensation and third-party lawsuits. Different occupations present unique challenges and risks. There are some jobs that are just more dangerous than others. Working in construction is one of those occupations that puts […]

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Psychological Injury At Work: What You Need To Know

Workers’ comp lawyer discusses a psychological injury at work in Michigan caused by employment and how to make a claim for benefits. Employees who suffer a psychological injury at work in Michigan are frequently overlooked. There is no test that shows what a person is thinking or feeling so it is hard to make a […]

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Lifting Injuries At Work: Can I File A Workers’ Comp Claim?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer discusses a lifting injury and what is available if an employee gets hurt on-the-job. Our experience shows that lifting injuries at work are very common in all types of industries. It does not even have to be a heavy item to cause a big problem. Bending and twisting while lifting an […]

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Burn Injury At Work: Do I Have A Workers’ Comp Case?

Work injury lawyer explains how to get workers’ comp after a burn injury at work in Michigan. Getting hurt on-the-job is stressful! Many of the people who call our office have no idea how to get workers’ comp benefits started. The good news is that notice to an employer must be within 90 days and […]

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