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Your Rights and Responsibilities Explained From A Workers Compensation Law Firm In Gaylord MI



Since 1912 the Workers’ Disability Compensation Act has governed injured workers and employers in Michigan. Monitoring and providing compensation to injured workers in Michigan’s workforce, the Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency’s mission is to ensure you get prompt, courteous and impartial service when it comes to your workers’ compensation claim. What are your rights and responsibilities? […]

Information About Workers’ Compensation From Workers’ Compensation Attorneys In Northern Michigan



Workers’ compensation is a state mandated insurance program that provides compensation to employees who suffer from job related injuries or illnesses. Each state including Michigan has its own laws and programs for its workers however, no matter which state you reside, the basics are most likely the same. In general, if you have been involved […]

Social Security and Disability and Your Rights From Your Northern Michigan Attorney APKH



What benefits do you qualify for? What medical conditions may qualify you for SSD benefits? What is SSI? What can I do? These are just a few of the many questions that you may have when it comes to social security and disability in Northern Michigan. Times are already hard enough, but factor in a […]

Facts About Social Security From Your Social Security Lawyers In Northern Michigan



Social Security benefits and claims are incredibly complex and can be overwhelming. When dealing with Social Security Disability claims, it is imperative that you secure a skilled and knowledgeable Social Security Lawyer in Northern Michigan.

2012 “10 Worst Toys” List



Atkinson, Petruska, Kozma & Hart provides this list as information to parents. We base our list on the work of two national organizations that investigate toys all year: the Consumer Product Safety Commission and World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. Their primary sources of data are the National Electronic Information Surveillance System that records injury data from 1700 […]

2011 “10 Worst Toys” List



by Linda Miller Atkinson Atkinson, Petruska, Kozma & Hart publish in December the “10 Worst Toys” List for information to parents. We base our list on the work of two national organizations that investigate toys all year: the Consumer Product Safety Commission and World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. Their primary sources of data are the […]

The Small Law Office: When Plaintiffs Can’t Speak for Themselves



by Linda Miller Atkinson, Trial Magazine How can jurors evaluate the claim of a severely brain-injured plaintiff who can’t testify in the conventional way? Make sure they observe the plaintiff in court and hear testimony from ‘interpreters’ who can tell his or her story. If you’ve ever represented a catastrophically injured client—for example, a brain-injured person […]

Dangerous Toys



US Consumer Product Safety Commission monitors dangerous consumer products and formulates standards and assists in recalls of dangerous products. In the last fiscal year Sept 2009 to Sept 2010 CPSC has recalled 44 toys as causing injuries or deaths. Through its 1750 subscribing Emergency Departments throughout the country electronically connected to the NEISSystem of CPSC […]

Who’s Really in Charge?



by Linda Miller Atkinson as published in the May 2007 issue of Trial Magazine. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are common in health care facilities. But how much responsibility do they have? If a patient is injured, you need to find out who the midlevel provider, the supervising doctor, the facility, or all of them-is […]

Patient Lawsuits Don’t Cause Premiums Rise



Detroit Legal News, July 15, 2005 By:       Linda Miller Atkinson and Todd Smith There has been lots of talk recently about the issue of medical malpractice verdicts and settlements, in which a jury or judge provides compensation to victims injured by a negligent doctor, abusive nursing home, insurance company that refuses to pay for treatment, or […]