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Workers’ Comp Nurse Case Manager Assigned: What Are My Legal Rights?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 22nd, 2019
Workers’ Comp Nurse Case Manager Assigned: What Are My Legal Rights?

Michigan lawyer explains your legal rights when a workers’ comp nurse case manager has been assigned to the claim. Many of the injured employees who contact our office want to know about the workers’ comp nurse case manager. Who is this person showing up at medical appointments? Is it necessary to give them a signed […]


Attendant care services under Michigan workers’ compensation

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 17th, 2019
Attendant Care Services Under Workers' Comp in Michigan

Michigan lawyer discusses attendant care services under Michigan workers’ compensation and how to make sure the maximum amount is paid. Michigan passed its first workers’ compensation law in 1912. It was designed as a compromise between employer and employee interests. Benefits were guaranteed regardless of fault but extremely limited. Today it pays wage loss to […]


Workers’ comp vs long term disability: what’s the difference?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 15th, 2019
Workers' comp vs long term disability

Michigan lawyer explains the difference between workers’ comp vs long term disability and explains how you can get both at the same time. We frequently get telephone calls and emails from people hurt on-the-job who are forced to make a claim for long term disability (LTD) insurance instead of workers’ compensation. It usually happens when […]


Injured workers: save money by treating them better

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 10th, 2019
Injured workers

Plaintiff attorney offers his perspective on ways to save litigation costs by treating injured workers better. Plaintiff attorneys are not who you want to see when an employee gets hurt on-the-job. We are hired to maximize the amount of recovery from workers’ compensation insurance. This means potentially larger payouts for medical treatment and/or wage loss […]


2019 Scholarship For Law School Students Winner

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 8th, 2019
2019 Law School Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that Margaret is the winner of Michigan Worker’s Comp Law’s fifth annual scholarship for law school students. Margaret has been selected as our fifth annual scholarship for law school students winner and will receive a check for $500. This money can be used for law school tuition and related expenses. […]


Michigan Workers’ Compensation Statute of Limitations Explained

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 3rd, 2019

Learn about the Michigan workers’ compensation statute of limitations and why you should never wait to tell your employer about an on-the-job injury. We are frequently asked if workers’ compensation benefits can be collected for on-the-job injuries that occurred many years ago. This came up recently when a man contacted our office about something that […]


Can you get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time in Michigan?

Written by Jeffrey Kaufman Posted October 1st, 2019

What disabled employees need to know so they can get workers’ comp and unemployment at the same time. Getting hurt at work can turn your life upside down. Paychecks stop when your job refuses to accommodate restrictions. Finical responsibilities continue despite no money coming into the household. How are you going to pay the rent […]



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