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The Michigan Workers’ Compensation Act provides for employees injured within the scope of their employment. The Act reduces an employer’s liability because it prevents them from being sued for injuries that occur on the job. The act bars all claims, UNLESS the employer commits an intentional tort. However, employers often try and reduce having to

Workers’ compensation is a statutory scheme that’s known as the Workers’ Disability Compensation Act (WDCA). It’s a security blanket for employers because it limits their liability if employees are injured on the job. The WDCA covers employees but not independent contractors. In order to determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor, there’s