Tag Archives: Lost Wages

What To Do When Workers’ Comp Won’t Pay Benefits?

Michigan lawyer explains what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay benefits and provides other sources of financial relief. A common question is what to do when workers’ comp won’t pay? Michigan law requires employers to cover medical bills and lost wages for employees hurt on-the-job. Unfortunately, some employers refuse to follow the rules and […]

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Maximum rate is $900 per week for 2018

What can LeBron James $153.3 million basketball contract teach us about workers’ comp benefits in Michigan? Our attorneys are big sports fans and news of LeBron James getting a $153.3 million basketball contract did not go unnoticed. We thought it would be fun to image what would happen if he got hurt at work (temporarily!) […]

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Q&A Week – Part 1 (Lost Wages)

Real questions from our clients about Michigan workers’ compensation and their lost wages. Q. How much money should I receive? A. Weekly benefits equal 80% of the after-tax value of your average weekly wage. This amount is calculated using the highest 39 paid weeks before you got hurt. Overtime and premium pay should be included. A […]

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Maximum rate for 2015 has been announced

Michigan Workers Compensation Agency releases maximum rate for 2015 and how to double check your weekly wage loss benefits. We blogged about the 2015 weekly benefit table being released. Now the 2015 maximum rate has been announced. This is based upon 90% of the state average weekly wage. The 2015 maximum weekly rate is $820.00 […]

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How do I calculate my average weekly wage?

Simple math calculation shows how much you should be getting from workers compensation for lost wages. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn your life upside down. Many people are concerned about supporting their family if unable to work. This additional stress can actually slow recovery and make the situation worse. Lost wages are available if you […]

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