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What if Workers’ Comp Denies Payment for Medical Care I Need?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on September 30, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

After having your Michigan workers’ comp claim approved, all reasonable and necessary medical bills related to your work injury should be paid for in full. So what can you do if your employer’s insurance carrier refuses to pay for your surgery or any other treatment that your physician says you need? Jay Trucks explains more […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on August 20, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 risk of being bitten by a dog at work. What can you do if this happens to […]

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Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on July 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 worse and you need additional treatment or surgery? Can you reopen the claim for the incident that caused the original injury or […]

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Will Michigan Workers’ Compensation Cover My Elbow Injury?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on June 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 benefits for an elbow injury claim. Learn more about elbow injuries, including why these claims may be initially denied, common […]

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

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

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 severe back, neck or shoulder injuries on the job. Jay Trucks discusses the careers with the highest risk for a lifting injury and the […]

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When Are Workers’ Comp Settlements an Option in Michigan?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on April 21, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 more about workers’ comp settlements for those who are considering this legal option after being injured on the job. Suffer a work-related […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on March 03, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 and fall on an icy walkway as you leave the company building or trip on a rug in […]

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Will My Worker’s Comp Benefits Stop if My Employer Fires Me?

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on January 29, 2021 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 you can get back to work. However, what happens if your employer fires you? Will your benefits stop […]

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Getting a New Job While Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on December 15, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 to this complex question is likely determined on a case-by-case basis. Below, learn more about this issue and why you should consider […]

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

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks & Associates, PC on November 30, 2020 in Workers Compensation - Latest News

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 when these benefits may apply and why you may want an attorney to represent you and guide you throughout the filing process. Workers’ compensation […]

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