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How do I check if my employer has workers’ compensation insurance?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted April 3rd, 2019

Easy way to locate workers’ compensation insurance for employers in Michigan. Yesterday’s blog post was about dealing with employers who refuse to file a workers’ compensation claim. Our experience shows this is because employers worry about higher insurance premiums or have misrepresented the nature of their businesses and don’t want to get caught. Some bad […]


What if my employer won’t file a workers’ compensation claim?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted April 2nd, 2019

Dealing with employers in Michigan who refuse to acknowledge a workplace injury and how to protect legal rights. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that protects employees hurt on-the-job. It pays for medical treatment, lost wages, and vocational rehabilitation. Michigan employers are generally required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance and failing to do so […]


$$$ Insurance companies not making enough profits! $$$

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted March 28th, 2019

Our satirical list of ways insurance companies can increase profits at our client’s expense. Monday is April Fools’ Day and it is time for some cheap laughs. We think humor is a great way to educate clients and reduce stress levels. Here is our David Letterman inspired Top 10 list of ways insurance companies can […]


“Employees — Know Your Rights!”

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted March 27th, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) poster can be used by employers to inform employees about their legal rights. We believe knowledge is power and employees should know their legal rights. Unfortunately, most people have no experience with workers’ compensation and no interest until they get hurt on-the-job. Michigan businesses are not under any legal obligation to […]


Severe Weather Awareness Week (2019)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted March 26th, 2019

Is your employer prepared for severe weather in the workplace? Governor Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed March 24-30, 2019 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan. Thunderstorms, wind storms, floods, and tornadoes, pose a threat to the health and safety of Michigan residents. Individuals are encouraged to be aware of the warning signs of severe weather […]


Health and wellness pay dividends

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted March 21st, 2019

Suggestions for health and wellness programs that employers can implement with little cost. We recently blogged about daylight saving time and employee health. More people suffer from workers’ comp injuries when they are tired. Shifting the clock 1 hour forward can impact workplace safety. Studies have shown that health and wellness programs reduce workers’ comp […]


First Day of Spring (Vernal Equinox 2019)

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted March 20th, 2019

Our annual blog post with safety tips for Michigan employees working outside during the warmer months. Today is the first day of spring. Warmer temperatures are on the horizon and it is time to get back outdoors. Here is our annual list of safety tips for employees working outside during the warmer months. Please remember […]



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