What Is Considered A Work-Related Injury Or Work-Related Illness?
Michigan workers’ compensation covers all types of work-related injuries, including:
- Work-related slip-and-fall injuries
- Back and spinal cord injuries
- Facial injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Knee injuries
- Crush injuries
- Loss of vision
- Overuse injuries, cumulative trauma injuries and repetitive stress injuries
- Chronic pain
- On-the-clock transportation injuries
- Machinery injuries
- Chemical or toxic exposure
- Soft-tissue injuries
- Cuts, lacerations or sprains
- Broken bones and fractures
Learn more about some of the most common work-related injuries:
If you need to file a workers’ compensation claim, we can help. Our Workers’ Compensation FAQ has more helpful information.
Injuries Covered Under Workers’ Comp In Michigan
If your injury happened in the course of your employment, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. At Steele & Ferguson, P.C., we have successfully handled workers’ comp claims involving all types of work injuries. Our workers’ compensation lawyers have represented thousands of workers and won millions of dollars in benefits for our clients. We want to help you, too.
Understanding Michigan’s No-Fault Workers’ Compensation
One of the most important things to know about workers’ compensation in Michigan is that it is a no-fault system. That means you do not have to prove your employer was at fault for your injury, and it is illegal for your employer to retaliate against you for bringing a workers’ compensation claim. You have a right to workers’ compensation benefits, and Steele & Ferguson, P.C., is here to fight for you and help you get the benefits you need.
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Contact Us For A Free Consultation
Our workers’ compensation lawyers fight for injured workers throughout Michigan. For a free consultation, please call 888-471-2002 or complete our contact form. Our main office is in Flint, and we serve clients from Detroit to Traverse City and beyond. We are also proud to offer home visits when injuries prevent our clients from coming to us.