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Attendant care services under Michigan workers’ compensation

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 […]

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Can family members get paid under workers’ compensation?

What family members need to know about attendant care benefits under workers’ compensation in Michigan. We have a very nice client who is in the process of moving out-of-state to be near family. She is currently getting attendant care from a certified nursing assistant and this is being paid by the insurance company. Planning her […]

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Can I get attendant care for “on-call” time?

Understanding attendant care benefits under Michigan workers’ comp and how family members can get paid for their on-call time. Attendant care is a benefit that insurance companies never talk about. It is intended to help a disabled person with activities of daily living. Family members can receive up to 56 paid hours each week at […]

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Make the best of your medical care under workers’ compensation (Part 2 of 3)

Tips to get the most out of your attendant care benefit under workers’ compensation in Michigan. Part 2 of making the best of your medical care focuses on the attendant care benefit. Individuals are entitled to receive 24/7 attention if necessary. Attendant care is supposed to help people with activities of daily living. This includes […]

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