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You’re not alone. Our Michigan workers’ comp lawyers have been called the best in the state, and we pride ourselves on providing you with care, trust, and responsiveness.

Four resolution ideas for 2018 that can get a Michigan workers’ comp case on track.

Our law firm will be closed on December 29, 2017 for a long holiday weekend. We hope everyone has a wonderful time celebrating New Year’s Eve.

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about the future. Here are four resolution ideas for someone with a Michigan workers’ comp case.

1. Keep that doctor’s appointment

The most important part of any case is medical evidence. A doctor must testify that a person has a disabling condition and it is work-related. It is easy to give up and not follow through with medical treatment when a claim is disputed. We tell our clients to keep seeing their doctor and this can make all the difference. Medicaid, Medicare, and group health insurance will pay disputed medical bills.

2. Do a good-faith job search

Michigan law requires a person on workers’ comp to be actively seeking employment. Insurance companies can also use wage earning capacity to reduce or eliminate weekly benefits. A good-faith job search shows that no alternate jobs exist. This evidence can make or break a case at trial.

3. Create a plan for the future

Workers’ comp pays medical and wage loss. These benefits can be traded for a lump sum cash payment. This allows a person to do their own medical treatment and vocational rehabilitation without interference or delay. We tell our clients to think about the future. Do they want to be retrained for a new career? How about starting a new business? Is filing for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) the best option? Having a plan for the future will lead to a successful recovery.

4. Tune out the noise

Friends and relatives always want to give advice. It is easy to talk big when their life has not been turned upside-down. Following the wrong advice can hurt a case and cause undue stress. Tune out the noise and contact an experienced workers’ comp lawyer if benefits have been disputed. Fees will only be charged if additional benefits or a settlement is obtained.

Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers never charges a fee to evaluate a potential case. Our law firm has represented injured and disabled workers exclusively for more than 35 years. Call (844) 201-9497 for a free consultation today.

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Author Bio Jeffrey Kaufman

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Jeffrey E. Kaufman
Michigan Workers Comp Attorney

Jeffrey E. Kaufman has extensive experience in workers compensation cases and has recovered millions of dollars in benefits for his clients. He believes all injured workers deserve to be on equal footing with insurance companies and employers, and fights tenaciously so their rights are secured and protected.


“Jeff also helped me with getting my Blue Cross bills paid. I would absolutely recommend him and the whole firm. Jeff and the firm did everything they were supposed to do for me and my case.”
Ricardo Perfetto

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