FAVORED WORK: in favor no more?

On March 29, the Michigan Supreme Court issued three anxiously-awaited opinions regarding favored work for employees who have suffered work-related injuries. Surprisingly, the opinions of the Justices were virtually unanimous in all three cases. These opinions greatly altered the law with regard to favored work...

Controlling worker’s compensation claims

As an attorney representing employers in worker's compensation cases and in my prior position as a Worker's Compensation Magistrate, I have heard many employers complain about the mysteries of our worker's compensation system. While many of the complaints are valid, there are several things every...