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Personal Injury Attorneys: No Fees Unless You Win



At Atkinson Petruska Kozma & Hart, we understand the pain and suffering that goes along with a personal injury. Whether you’ve had a slip and fall, a work accident, a motor vehicle accident or have been the victim of medical malpractice, there is a lot to deal with in addition to healing. Trying to recover […]

What You Need to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits



In order to successfully receive Social Security disability benefits, you must first submit a variety of documents and information as part of a rigorous application process. To help you get prepared so that you know exactly what you need to apply for your Social Security disability benefits, our Social Security disability attorneys at Atkinson Petruska […]

New Health Care Services Rules from the Workers Compensation Agency – Effective 03/15/18



On March 15th 2018, the new Health Care Services Rules issued by the Workers Compensation Agency (WCA) in relation to how medical providers should go about billing workers compensation, specifically referring to the types of forms that must be used and the timeframe for acceptable payment, went into effect. Medical providers are advised by the […]

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Urges Riders to Keep All-Terrain Vehicles Off Roads in New Public Service Announcement



Though in most places around the country operating all-terrain vehicles on public roadways is illegal, in some places throughout the beautifully rural state of Michigan this is not the case. However, in response to the more than 100,000 injuries and fatalities related to ATVs that occur every year, including 453 fatalities in Michigan alone since […]

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Federal Safety Standard for Booster Seats



In an effort to reduce the number of incidents and subsequent injuries related to falls, attachment/restraint issues, latch/lock failures, tray issues, and other common seat-related design problems often experienced with booster seats, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has approved new federal safety standards with a unanimous vote of four to zero. These new standards […]

Updated Michigan Personal Injury Laws & Statutory Rules



If you are a resident of Michigan who has suffered some kind of accident, you may be confused about which laws may apply to you when it comes to filing insurance claims and lawsuits. Fortunately, at Atkinson Petruska Kozma & Hart, we understand how important it is for you to be informed, so we have […]

Latest Recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)



The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is responsible for keeping the public safe when it comes to products that could potentially cause harm. Below are the ten latest recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). April 18, 2018 – Primark is initiating an immediate recall on 14,500 of their decorative cushions due […]

New Workers Compensation Fee Schedule



As of March 15th 2018, the Health Care Services Rules and new workers compensation fee schedule updates will officially go into effect. The Workers Compensation Agency (WCA) encourages medical professionals and providers to begin focusing on familiarizing themselves with these updates before reaching the deadline to ensure a seamless transition. Updates to the Health Care […]

Safety Tips for Driving With Children



It’s important to talk about road safety with your children so that they know how to behave both as passengers and as future drivers, but until they reach the age of understanding it’s up to you as their loving caregivers to ensure they remain safe in all situations. To maximize the safety of your little […]

Safety Advice about Playgrounds with Recycled Tire Surfaces



For parents, teachers, and anyone else who is regularly around children, the need to maintain a safe and healthy environment remains a top priority. From ensuring nutritional lunches in schools and eliminating risks of potentially dangerous allergen exposure to requiring vaccinations and strictly monitoring the people who come in and out of their lives, there […]

Safety Tips for Drivers



With millions of accidents to be concerned about every year, it’s important to remember as drivers how to make smarter decisions at home and on the road to ensure the safety of everyone. To help you stay safe and become more aware, here are eight useful safety tips for drivers. Perhaps one of them will […]