Category Archives: Michigan Workers Compensation Law

Episode 8 – Rules on Shop Doctors (“Shop Docs”) in Michigan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/patrickmarutiak/Pat_Marutiak_Episode_8_-_Shop_Docs.mp3 What is a “shop doc”? I would like to talk about work injuries and in particular doctors who are referred to you by your employer after an injury on the job. Many of us are familiar with the term … Continue reading

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Work Injuries and Back to Work Law In Michigan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/patrickmarutiak/Pat_Marutiak_Episode_7_-_Return_To_Work.mp3 Back to Work, Light Duty and Favored Duty Law In Michigan Today, I’d like to talk about work injuries and going back to work law in Michigan. We’ll talk about going back to work, light duty or what we … Continue reading

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Podcast Episode 2 – Workers Comp Law Overview

Listen to the podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/patrickmarutiak/Pat_Marutiak_Podcast_Episode_2.mp3   Hi! I’m Pat Marutiak. Welcome to my podcast. I’d like you to know I’ve been doing work-related injury cases for 30 years, workers’ compensation. If at any time you have any questions about a … Continue reading

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Workers’ Compensation – Changes In Michigan Law

There have been drastic changes in the Workers’ Disability Compensation law over the past 10 years.  No longer is a worker entitled to wages if their doctor has them off for a work injury.  Now they have to prove they … Continue reading

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Michigan Workers Compensation

The contentious part of Michigan workers compensation law currently has to do with wages.  Before the law changed in 2011, if a person was working less than full time, he or she was entitled to partial disability.  Under the old … Continue reading

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