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Workers Compensation

What Compensation Can I Seek in Michigan for a Dog Bite at Work?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Aug 20, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Dog bite attacks at work are on the rise. In fact, the United States Postal Service (USPS) reports that more than 5,800 postal workers were attacked by a dog in 2020. Other types of workers are also at…

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Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jul 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation

After finalizing a workers’ comp claim and going back to your job, you may believe that your claim is closed permanently. However, what happens if your prior work-related injury or medical condition gets…

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Will Michigan Workers’ Compensation Cover My Elbow Injury?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jun 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Elbow injuries that occur at work, either from a singular accident or from repetitive movements you do as part of your job, fall under workers’ comp. That said, insurance carriers may often try to deny…

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Can I Seek Workers’ Comp for a Lifting Injury in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on May 25, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Lifting injuries are a frequent occurrence in many industries, especially those where heavy lifting on the job is a daily occurrence. Workers in these fields have a greater-than-average risk of suffering…

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When Are Workers’ Comp Settlements an Option in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Apr 21, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Injured employees in Michigan can opt to exchange the value of their future workers’ comp benefits in exchange for a lump sum settlement. However, does this always benefit the worker? Jay Trucks explains…

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When is a Michigan Slip and Fall Covered by Workers’ Comp?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Mar 03, 2021 in Workers Compensation

If you slip on a wet floor in your office, you may feel pretty certain that the medical costs associated with your injuries will be covered by your employer's workers' comp insurance. But what if you slip…

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Will My Workers' Comp Benefits Stop if My Employer Fires Me?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Jan 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation

Anyone can suffer an injury on the job – whether they work in an office or on a construction site. If this happens to you, it is important to know your workers’ compensation benefits will continue until…

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Getting a New Job While Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Dec 15, 2020 in Workers Compensation

If you get injured in a job-related incident in Michigan, you are likely eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, if you took a new job while receiving benefits, what would happen? The answer…

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Who May Qualify for a Workers’ Comp Claim Due to Mental Stress?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Nov 30, 2020 in Workers Compensation

In Michigan, employees suffering from a work-related psychiatric injury may be able to obtain workers’ comp benefits to assist them while they recover. Our attorneys at Jay Trucks & Associates explain…

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Important Mistakes to Avoid During Your Workers’ Comp Claim

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Oct 29, 2020 in Workers Compensation

After suffering a work-related injury, filing a Michigan workers’ compensation claim may not always be straightforward. People often wonder why they got denied even when they believe their claim is valid. At…

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