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Data reveals nearly 500 Michigan work-related amputations a year

The loss of a finger, toe, hand or foot is potentially devastating for any worker and will often result in permanent disability. Unfortunately, according to some recent government statistics, Michigan workers continue to suffer more amputation injuries than other workers in the nation.

How can Michigan industries reduce workplace noise?

When one thinks of workplace injuries, everything from falls to repetitive stress injuries may come to mind. But one common industrial injury is often overlooked. Hearing loss caused by excessive noise is a real issue for many industries in Michigan. But are there steps employers can take to help reduce this problem?

Workers' compensation benefits available in Michigan

When Michigan workers are injured on the job they are eligible for Workers' Compensation benefits in order to help them and their families. But they may not be aware of all of the benefits that are available to them through this system. This post will explore some of the basic benefits that are available to injured Michigan workers through the state's workers' compensation program.

From offices in Saginaw, Michigan, Burns Law provides legal services for clients in Saginaw County, Isabella County, Bay County, Tuscola County, Huron County, Genesee County, Shiawassee County and the surrounding areas, including communities such as Flint, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Midland, Mount Pleasant, Lansing, Cadillac, Kentwood, Forest Hills and Ionia.