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Workers Compensation Trial – Grand Rapids MI | Grand Rapids Workers Compensation Attorney

The Grand Rapids MI Workers Compensation Trial is an administrative formal hearing.  the rules of evidence apply.  There is no jury to decide you case.  This is a formal hearing before an administrative judge or  magistrate who will hear all the evidence about your injury at work and make a determination as to the facts and law and your workers compensation award. Testimony will be taken from witnesses under oath that have information about your case.  Evidence submitted at your hearing including your medical records and deposition transcripts from doctors and vocational experts.  The time of a trial depends on the facts and injury and can take only a few hours.

A workers compensation judge can only award workers compensation benefits (lost wages, medical bills, etc..). You cannot receive compensation for pain and suffering or any punitive damages in a workers compensation case.

If you have questions about your worker’s compensation rights, contact us, we can help.

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Grand Rapids MI 49503
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