Being disabled means a lot of things: trouble spending quality time with friends and family, trouble leaving your home, burdensome medical bills, and feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Additionally, being disabled often means being unable to work gainfully and consistently. If you are unable to work or struggling to keep working because of your… [read more]
How to Tell If You Are Getting a Fair Worker’s Compensation Settlement
In Minnesota, the state law allows for a person to trade their long-term worker’s compensation benefits in for a lump sum cash settlement. This money can be used to cover a number of different expenses such as medical bills and wage loss immediately rather than waiting for a weekly check. However, benefits are guaranteed… [read more]
Why Should I Hire a Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
If you have sustained an injury on the job, then it might be tempting to file a workers’ compensation claim on your own and hope for the best, particularly if the injury is minor, such as a sprained wrist or a small laceration that only requires a few stitches. This is a mistake. In… [read more]
Common Types of Workers Compensation Injures in Southern Minnesota
Thousands of Minnesota workers are injured on the job every year and file a workers’ compensation insurance claim. This kind of insurance, required by all employers, is designed to help workers recover from work-related injuries. Workers’ compensation benefits usually cover medical expenses, lost wages and rehabilitation services. Minnesota also offers a death benefit for dependents… [read more]