Category Archives: Workers Comp Procedure

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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Michigan COVID-19 Shutdown & Workers’ Comp: What You Need To Know

MICHIGAN COVID-19 SHUTDOWN: Effective March 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., the Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency and the Workers’ Compensation Board of Magistrates is suspending in-person hearings until April 20, 2020. We have received the following information about the coronavirus and workers’ compensation hearings. With accordance to the Michigan COVID-19 shutdown the Agency and Board of […]

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What Is Considered A Workers’ Compensation Injury in Michigan?

Michigan workers’ compensation lawyer explains the difference between specific injury and occupational disease. Many injured employees call our office asking “what is considered a workers’ compensation injury?” Many don’t even know that they can be covered under Michigan workers’ compensation law. We believe knowledge is power and want we want injured employees to know their […]

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Where Is My Workers’ Comp Check?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer answers some of the most common questions about checks that disabled employees should know. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. We understand the stress and worry that comes after a workplace accident. Many of the individuals who call our office have no idea about their legal rights. […]

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Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment Explained

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains the workers’ compensation penalty payment when the insurance company refuses to pay weekly checks or medical bills. I have written extensively about the challenges our clients face when they are hurt on-the-job. It can be devastating when the primary wage earner is disabled and unable to earn a living. Most […]

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What Happens If An Employer Does Not Report An Accident?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains what happens if an employer does not report an accident and how to protect legal rights. Our attorneys have 100+ years of combined experience handling workers’ comp matters. Dealing with bad employers is something we do on a regular basis and we hate seeing people taken advance of financially. We […]

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How Long Do I Have To Sue For Work Related Injuries?

Michigan attorney explains important time frames when an employee gets hurt on-the-job and how long they have to sue for work related injuries. Timing is everything when it comes to workers’ compensation. Many disabled employees get left out in the cold because they did not report an accident or file a claim on time. Some […]

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10 Questions To Ask A Workers’ Comp Lawyer

Questions to ask a workers’ comp lawyer and how to make sure legal rights are protected. Getting hurt on-the-job is very stressful. Workers’ comp benefits can be disputed at any time. We believe knowledge is power, and injured workers should understand their legal rights. Here are our top 10 questions to ask a workers’ comp […]

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What Questions Are Asked At A Workers’ Comp Hearing?

Michigan lawyer discuses what questions are asked at workers’ comp hearing and how to prepare witness testimony. One of the most common questions we get from our clients is “what questions are asked at a workers’ comp hearing?” Our law firm has over 100 years of combined experience handling workers’ comp cases in Michigan. We […]

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How Long Do Workers’ Comp Appeals Take?

Michigan workers’ comp lawyer explains the workers’ comp appeals process when the employer or insurance company file a Notice of Dispute. Workers’ comp benefits are disputed for a variety of reasons. It can be based upon late employee notice, failure to make a timely claim, or employee misconduct. Some disabled employees have their workers’ comp […]

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