Understanding Mankato Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you’ve been injured in the course of your employment in Mankato or any place in Minnesota, you may have a remedy that is provided under Minnesota’s worker’s compensation law. Benefits available to you may include wage loss, medical care, money for a permanent injury, vocational counseling or training, and more. The claim process… [read more]

Work Injuries That Aren’t Covered by Minnesota Worker’s Compensation

Worker’s compensation feels like something close to a safety net. It is nice to know that in the event you got hurt at work, there is something in place that will help pay for your treatment and pain. However, not all injuries are covered by worker’s compensation. Under Minnesota worker’s compensation law, injuries are… [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]