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19 Mar

The workers compensation settlement procedure is very complicated. It involves lost wages based on your workers compensation rate (not your full wages) and medical treatment, and occasionally vocational retraining. There is no pain and suffering allowed in Michigan Workers Compensation. The settlements are usually based on 0 to 6 years of future wages at the…

15 Jan

4-6 Weeks is a General Guideline for Workers’ Compensation Settlements Generally, it will take 4-6 weeks from the time the agreement is reached until there is money in your hands. Once the settlement is reached, the employers’ attorney will need to draft the settlement papers. The contracts are then signed by the attorneys and the…

15 Jan

1. They are not your friend. 2. They are not looking out for your medical needs. 3. Their job is get the doctor to return you to work ASAP. 4. Doctors do not like nurses or anyone else telling them how to do your job or suggesting they know better. 5. If the Doctor is…

15 Jan

Are You Worried About What To Do If You Claim Has Been Stopped, Delayed, or Denied? Have you been denied workers’ compensation benefits? Have your workers’ comp payments been delayed or stopped? The attorneys of the Law Offices of David Zimmerman can help. Attorney David Zimmerman is a trusted advocate who is known for going…

15 Jan

Get an Attorney to settle you’re Michigan workers compensation case. Should you have gotten Attendant Care? Have you been paid mileage? Have you been paid at the correct rate? Is the insurance company taking a credit for money that they believe you could earn under a wage earning capacity assessment? All of these need to…

05 Mar

Lump Sum Settlements Most Michigan workers’ comp settlements are made in a lump sum. In a lump sum settlement, the insurance company agrees to make one payment that resolves your entire workers’ comp claim. A lump sum settlement is different than a voluntary payment (VP) agreement. A VP agreement simply means that the insurance company…

05 Mar

Administration (SSA) maintains a “Listing of Medical Impairments” (known as the blue book) that automatically qualify you for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), provided certain conditions are met. If your medical condition, or its equivalent, is on SSA’s Listing of Impairments, then you are generally considered disabled and therefore eligible…

22 Feb

NO, you should not settle your worker’s compensation case in Michigan without consulting an attorney that specializes in Michigan worker’s compensation settlements. At the Law Offices of David Zimmerman we have been negotiating settlements with insurance companies for 25 years. We know exactly what issues are crucial to getting the maximum settlement amount. We know…