A common question a lot of people seem to ask regarding workers compensation benefits is how they will affect Social Security retirement benefits later on. If this is something you’ve been wondering about as well, have no fear. Simply keep reading below for all the answers you’re looking for. Does Worker’s Compensation Affect Social Security […]
How Long Does It Take To Get A Workers’ Comp Settlement Check?
When it comes to workers’ compensation, every settlement is a little different which means when a person receives their actual settlement check, it often varies. It’s not simply a rule that you will receive “x” amount of dollars “y” number of days following your injuries. The process is a little bit more complex – but […]
FMLA and Workers’ Comp In Michigan
If you’ve suffered a workplace injury, you’re likely feeling a lot of stress over whether or not your job will be safe while you’re recovering. In most cases, employers are not legally required to hold jobs for employees who become injured or disabled on the job and are unable to continue working as a result. […]
Michigan Workers’ Compensation Rates for 2020
Each year, new figures representing the maximum weekly comp rate emerge, and this year, the year 2020, that number is $934.00. This is the amount represents what disabled employees are entitled to receive should they ever become unable to work due to a workplace injury, and it’s “limited to 90% of the state-wide weekly age” […]
How Much Are Workers’ Comp Lawyer Fees?
Though they shouldn’t be, workers compensation cases are often brutal legal battles in their own right. Insurance companies typically spend thousands of dollars on attorneys who specialize in workers’ compensation just to try and reduce the benefits and workers compensation you receive in the end. More often than not, injured/disabled workers aren’t even able to […]
How Long Do You Have to Claim Workers’ Comp in Michigan?
If you’ve never dealt with workers compensation before, you might not even realize that there are, in fact, time restrictions on how long you have to claim the benefits you’re entitled to. Even moreso, the longer a person waits, the easier it is for their claims to be disputed. To make sure you don’t miss […]
Workers’ Compensation vs Long-Term Disability: What’s the Difference?
If you’re disabled as a result of an accident you sustained on the job, your biggest concerns are likely where your money is going to come from from now on, and how much you’ll be able to get. This, of course, is when employers like to swoop in and start listing off reasons as to […]
What Benefits are Available Under Workers’ Compensation in Michigan?
If you have been quantifiably disabled as a result of an injury you sustained at work, you are entitled to a variety of incredible workers compensation benefits under Michigan Law. Medical Care One of the most important benefits you, as an injured worker, are entitled to is medical care coverage. This means, all doctors appointments, […]