Following the Corona Virus pandemic, many businesses have allowed employees to continue working from home. Workers’ compensation is often thought of as a remedy for employees injured at work. Most commonly, the injury occurs on the employer’s premises. But what happens if you are working from home? An injury is compensable under Minnesota law if… Read more »
Most Common Types of Industries Where Accidents Happen
The most common industries where someone may experience an injury and need for workers’ compensation include construction, manufacturing, healthcare, transportation, and hospitality. These industries involve physically demanding work, which can result in injuries such as falls, strains, cuts, burns, and repetitive motion injuries. In construction, workers may experience falls from scaffolding or roofs, cuts from… Read more »
What to Bring To My Initial Meeting With My Workers Compensation Lawyer
Time may be of the essence, so the most important thing is that you meet with a lawyer. DO NOT LET THE LACK OF DOCUMENTS OR INFORMATION CAUSE YOU TO PUT OFF OR CANCEL SEEING A LAWYER. Your initial meeting with your attorney is important in getting your case to resolution in a timely manner. … Read more »
Understanding Your Workers’ Compensation Rights in Minnesota with Harvey & Carpenter
If you’re a worker in Minnesota who has been injured on the job, it’s important to understand your rights under the state’s workers’ compensation laws. At Harvey & Carpenter, our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the workers’ compensation system and ensure that you get the benefits you’re entitled to. Under Minnesota law, most employers… Read more »
What workers’ compensation benefits can I get for a work-related injury?
You may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if you are a Minnesotan and have sustained an injury at work. The benefits can include things like medical coverage to treat the work injury and wage replacement. Workers in nearly every sector and trade are susceptible to injury. In 2014, there were 78,700 work-related injuries reported in… Read more »
Do I qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Minnesota?
Do you know what benefits you are entitled to from an occupational accident? You’re probably aware of many of them. You’re aware that your medical expenses should be reimbursed. You understand that most of your income should be covered. However, whether or not you have the option to select your doctor to give medical attention… Read more »
Am I entitled to reimbursement for medical mileage to my doctor?
Minnesota has a few alternative options for reimbursing these medical costs, which may be available to more than just the hurt employee. In this blog, we’ll explain who is eligible to get reimbursed for medical travel expenses and how to obtain payment. Reimbursement For Medical-Related Travel Expenses When employees drive themselves to necessary medical care… Read more »
4 Reasons Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Could Be Denied
The most typical reasons for this are as follows employer’s compensation insurance would doubt the legitimacy of your workplace injury claim. Workers’ compensation insurers reject many valid claims, forcing honest and innocent workers to engage a lawyer and navigate the workers’ compensation system to receive their benefits. If any of the following events occur, your… Read more »
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Near Me
If you’ve been hurt on the job, you have enough to worry about simply recovering from your illness or injuries. Arguing if your injuries are pre-existing or work related should only be done by a professional. In fact, your work-related injury can have a major impact on your life and the future of your employment. In… Read more »
Are You Suffering From a Work-Related Repetitive Stress Injury in Minnesota?
Many jobs, such as factory jobs, involve doing the same process over and over. You may be doing work activity repeatedly throughout the day. The day goes by, you go home, and you repeat the process the next day. Over weeks, months, or years you may develop a condition that requires medical care or is… Read more »