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Understanding the injuries in common workers’ compensation claims

When you consider the injuries behind workers’ compensation claims in Michigan, you likely think of serious wounds which might keep you out of your workplace for long periods of time. However, the incidents which prompt the filing of a claim are simpler than you may have thought. We at Adler Stillman, PLLC, understand that workers’ compensation can cover a wide range of injuries.

Understanding workplace PTSD

When you think about post-traumatic stress disorder, you may initially associate this condition with high-stress occupations, such as the military. However, you may develop PTSD at your Michigan workplace. At Adler Stilman, PLLC, we understand that this condition can have a far-reaching impact on your life.

Complications of invisible injuries

The injuries you incur while performing your Michigan job can vary from fractures to more serious spinal problems. However, some of the most harmful might be the ones you cannot see. At Adler Stilman, PLLC, we understand that the injuries you receive from stress, such as depression and anxiety, can affect your ability to work just as much as physical wounds.

Fall prevention campaign started in Michigan

Many types of injury hazards can come up in Michigan workplaces. This includes fall hazards. Workplace falls can be quite serious; they can even take lives. Reportedly, of the workplace fatalities investigated by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) last year, half were due to falls.

Finding the best solution after an accident

It can sometimes be difficult to know what to do after you are injured at work in Michigan. While you would like to return to your job, you may find that you need help doing so. In this situation, you may want to consider vocational rehabilitation. At Adler Stilman, we understand how important it is to learn how this service can help you.

What should you know about workers' compensation?

Although you exercise caution while on the job, there may come a time when you realize that you need workers' compensation. Because compensation can differ depending on where you live, it is important to know about workers' compensation in Michigan.

What should you know about workplace crush injuries?

Many Michigan workers are aware of injuries such as burns and cuts. However, some workplace accidents may include crush injuries. The effects of these wounds can be different from those resulting from other kinds of accidents. You may wish to know more about these injuries in order to be prepared in the event that you incur one at work.

OSHA updates standards to prevent slip-and-fall injuries

In mid-November, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its rules related to slip, trip and fall safety of Walking-Working Surfaces. OSHA says it hopes to prevent 29 deaths and nearly 6,000 injuries nationwide every year under the new guidelines.

How do I file for federal workers’ compensation?

In the event that you are injured while working for the federal government in Michigan, you may be able to file for workers’ compensation. If you have never had to do this before, you likely have questions about the process. The United States Department of Labor lays out guidelines that cover many aspects of workers’ compensation.

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