Payroll Fraud in Michigan: New Legislation To Increase Penalties

State lawmakers propose crackdown on payroll fraud in Michigan and its potential impact on workers’ compensation claims. NPR is reporting on new legislation that would increase penalties on businesses that commit payroll fraud in Michigan. Sponsors of the legislation claim the current system lets crooked companies steal millions of dollars owed in wages and overtime […]

Workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan: 10 secrets they don’t want you to know

Michigan lawyer exposes secrets that workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan don’t want you to know and explains how to protect legal rights. Employees hurt on-the-job in Michigan are entitled to receive workers’ comp benefits. This includes lost wages, medical treatment, and vocational rehabilitation. Unfortunately, workers’ comp insurance companies in Michigan look for any excuse […]

Workers’ compensation and seasonal employment

What do teachers, road construction workers, landscapers, truck drivers, professional athletes, and other seasonal employees need to know about their workers’ compensation benefits in Michigan? Summer is coming to its end and the weather is changing quickly. This means teachers are back to school for another year. Orange barrels are disappearing as road construction winds […]

What benefits are available under workers’ compensation in Michigan?

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?

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. […]

Part 1 of 2: Credibility is the key to winning at trial

Michigan attorney shares lessons from over 40 years of practice in the area of workers’ compensation law and why some clients get caught lying at trial. Today’s blog post is written by Alex Berman. He is the founder of our law firm and has been practicing for more than 40 years in the field of […]

Tips from our attorneys and legal professionals

How to make sure a good result is achieved under Michigan workers’ compensation. Getting hurt on-the-job can turn a person’s life upside down. Many of our clients never considered what happens should they be involved in a workplace accident. It can be extremely stressful dealing with the employer and its insurance carrier. Disabled employees get […]