Category Archives: Settlement of Workers Compensation Claim

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…

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…

18 Feb

You should talk with an Attorney that specializes in Michigan Worker’s Compensation Law before you settle your case. I regularly see people in court settling their worker’s compensation case without an attorney. I often sit in on those settlement hearings and people that trust insurance companies and insurance adjuster to be fair, get much less…

13 Feb

Under the new Social Security Disability rules. All medical must be in the official file 5 days prior to the hearing. We specialize in representing social security claimants with all know diseases, injuries and conditions. We know the current law because we specialize in social security law. We are one of the best social security…

26 May

This statement could not be less accurate. Ask anyone that actually practices work comp law and is at the bureau every day. Insurance attorneys included. The system is rigged in favor of the insurance industry. Workers rights are in the toilet. The below is Snyder administration propaganda. “Our stable workers’ compensation system continues to safeguard…