The 94% "Solution"

Michigan's Broken Workers' Compensation System

Mar 05, 2019

Michigan's Workers' Disability Compensation system was created to speed compensation to injured workers, the process and procedures in workers' compensation proceedings are supposed to be as summary as reasonably possible. MCL418.853. The system was a compromise between workers and employers, whereby the workers gave up the right to sue an employer for anything short of intentional harm and, in return, were given guarantedd medical care and lost wages. Wells v Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., 421 Mich 641, 651-651, 364 NW2d 670 (1984)

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