Minneapolis Minnesota Workers' Compensation Blog

Welcome to our Minneapolis, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law Blog

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.

Why You Need A Workers’ Comp Lawyer In Minneapolis

The workers’ compensation process is immensely complex and fraught with pitfalls for an unsuspecting applicant/claimant. One wrong move can substantially limit or even compromise benefits/compensation altogether. Simply put, workers’ compensation companies will do whatever they can to limit the amount they pay out to an injured worker. Without an experienced legal advocate, you are essentially trusting the […]

Minneapolis Occupational Disease Attorney

Along with injuries sustained at a single time in the workplace, injuries, afflictions and diseases that accrue over time are also compensable under workers’ compensation. While industrial and construction workers are often the most at risk, due to their proximity/exposure to dangerous substances, any worker can develop occupational diseases under certain conditions. Common occupational illnesses/diseases […]

Minneapolis Workers’ Compensation Attorney

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious on-the-job injury, it is critically important to protect your rights. You may be entitled to significant benefits in the form of workers’ compensation, but one wrong move can prove catastrophic; an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company may take action to do whatever’s possible to limit your […]

Minneapolis Workers’ Compensation Benefits

While medical care for all injuries sustained on the job is covered under workers’ compensation, the amount of benefits for which any given injured worker qualifies varies depending on the case. Along with medical care, workers are to be reimbursed for mileage to all medical appointments. Additionally, benefits are set up to compensate injured workers […]

Workers’ Comp For Repetitive Stress Injuries

In Minnesota, repetitive stress injuries are some of the common types of work-related injuries. These injuries are also some of the hardest to identify. The act of being on your feet all day long, or repetitively lifting light objects eventually result in injury to the back, or legs or shoulders. This is even more the […]

Maximizing Compensation For Nursing Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the job nursing injuries are the leading cause of work-related injuries. One in five nurses, nursing assistants and personal care aids is getting hurt at work, often suffering severe and potentially career ending injuries. Getting hurt at work can be extremely frightening. Having an advocate […]

Make Sure Your Neck Injury Claim Is Done Right

Like back injuries, neck injuries can be painful, serious and debilitating. Workers frequently suffer neck injuries through certain movements or by falling. Particularly workers involved in assembly lines, warehouses, construction or health care may be susceptible to these injuries. What makes neck injuries unique is that they can have slow and counterintuitive onsets and symptoms […]

Getting Compensation For Workplace Head Injuries

How much can you expect from workers’ compensation for a head injury? Head injuries are among the most challenging types of workers’ compensation claims because there are many different kinds of head injuries and the outcomes can be very different. Recovery can take a long time and doctors may disagree on the severity of the […]

What To Do If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

If you have been denied workers’ compensation or you have been told that your benefits will be cut, it is important not to give up, get dejected or panic; workers’ compensation insurance companies will always try to limit or deny benefits. They may deny that the injury was work-related or say that it is a […]

Minneapolis Construction Accident Attorney

Serious on-the-job hazardous materials and conditions are a normal part of the daily working conditions for construction (as well as manufacturing, industrial and factory) workers. We owe a debt to them for undertaking the risk to construct the infrastructure on which our society depends. Many of these workers are on their feet for hours on […]