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Can I Get Pain And Suffering Damages In A Michigan Workers' Compensation Case?

In most cases, a claim under the Workers' Disability Compensation Act is considered to be the injured workers’ "exclusive remedy" against their employer. This means that the individual injured at work can only receive workers' compensation benefits and cannot sue for other damages.

There are some exceptions to this rule, including civil rights claims, violation of labor laws, and other type claims.

If the employer knew that an injury was certain to occur it may give basis to a personal injury type claim. 

There may also be claims against other parties liable for the injury, like product manufacturers, and it may be possible to file a personal injury lawsuit in addition to a workers’ compensation claim.

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Don't be concerned the money you might need to hire a lawyer. You can afford to have the best workers compensation and job injury law firm on your side without paying a penny out of your pocket. It  literally costs nothing to get started and if your workers compensation case is unsuccessful for any reason, you owe us nothing. We promise you in writing:

  • No money to hire us or get started on your case
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There are three ways to get started on your workers compensation case today to get the settlement you deserve. You can:

  1. Free Case Review Box on this page. A workers compensation and job injury attorney will contact you shortly.
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  3. (888) 797-8787 any time of day to speak with an injury lawyer about your case.

Warning: There are strict time deadlines for Michigan workers compensation and job injury cases. Call us today to learn more about the Michigan workers compensation  laws.

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