Workers' Compensation

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Michigan: Appellate Court Clarifies Exceptions to the State’s Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 27 Mar 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

A state appellate court reversed a decision by the Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission that had denied workers’ compensation benefits to a company auditor who suffered injuries in an auto crash as he drove from his home to a manufacturing... Read More

Michigan: No Retaliatory Discharge Where Injured Employee Left Work Without Appropriate Excuse
Posted on 20 Mar 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In an unpublished decision, a Michigan appellate court affirmed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment favoring an employer in an injured worker’s retaliatory discharge action, finding that plaintiff could not make the requisite showing... Read More

Michigan: Employer Establishes Workers Was Fired for Gossiping, Not Because Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Filed
Posted on 13 May 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

In an unpublished opinion, the Court of Appeals of Michigan affirmed a trial court’s order granting summary judgment to plaintiff’s former employer on plaintiff’s claims of retaliatory employment discrimination—including workers’... Read More