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Happy Labor Day!

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 29th, 2019

U.S. federal holiday celebrating the social and economic achievements of American workers. Our law firm will be closed on September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day. This U.S. federal holiday recognizes the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is also the 125th anniversary so it has special meaning this year. Here is […]


Current average wait times for workers’ compensation cases in Michigan

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 28th, 2019

Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency releases updated statistics in its Pending/Aged Cases Report. Our clients are shocked to learn how long it can take for a disputed workers’ compensation case to resolve in Michigan. It can take months or years before final resolution is obtained. Just getting a Pre-Trial Notice in the mail can take […]


What benefits are available under workers’ compensation in Michigan?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 27th, 2019

Michigan lawyer gives an overview of available workers’ compensation benefits and explains how to maximize what the insurance company must pay. A woman recently contacted our office looking to get reimbursement for sick time that she was forced to use after sustaining a concussion at work. Unfortunately, we had to explain that she does not […]


What TV shows will your insurance adjuster be watching this fall?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 22nd, 2019

Our tongue-in-cheek list of television shows that insurance adjusters want to see on the fall schedule. It’s that time of year again when new and old television shows begin premiering. USA Today has listed the fall premiere dates for the 2019 TV season. Find out when your favorites return and what new shows are coming. […]


4 ways the IME can be used to stop workers’ comp benefits in Michigan

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 21st, 2019

Warning about the independent medical examination (IME) and how it can be used to limit payment of workers’ comp benefits. We hate giving bad news to people who call our office. Many of these individuals have suffered enough dealing with bad employers and obnoxious insurance carriers. A frequent question is about the independent medical examination […]


Employer that did not have workers’ compensation insurance hit with $235,000 jury verdict

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 20th, 2019

Warning for employers who fail to purchase required workers’ compensation insurance and what employees need to know about their legal rights. The Arab American News is reporting on a Dearborn waitress who was hurt on-the-job and sued her employer. She suffered a broken elbow when she slipped and fell on wet floor. Her employer did […]


It’s back to school time. Take our pop quiz! (2019-2020)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted August 15th, 2019

Use our pop quiz to double check you are getting all the workers’ compensation benefits possible under Michigan law. Children around the State of Michigan are getting ready for the 2019-2020 school year. Here is our pop quiz to see if you are getting all required workers’ compensation benefits. Decide which statements are true or […]



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