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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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Can A Lawyer Help with a Denied Workers' Compensation Claim in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Sep 25, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Very often workers’ compensation claims may be initially denied. This does not always mean that the applicant is not eligible. Sometimes, it may be that the employee simply made an error in his or her…

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Pursuing Workers' Comp for a Remote Work Injury

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Sep 08, 2020 in Workers Compensation

More people are working from home than ever before since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a telecommuter, even though you may feel like you have more control over your environment, work-related accidents…

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Workers' Compensation Claims Due to Workplace Violence

Posted on behalf of on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on Aug 31, 2020 in Workers Compensation

Workplace injuries are not uncommon, especially in certain industries, like construction. However, what about those who get hurt on the job in an act of violence? Are you at risk? According to OSHA, over…

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