Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Unemployment Benefits

You are laid off from work due to your injury.  Should you apply for benefits under both the workers’ compensation and the unemployment divisions?  In most cases, yes you should apply for both work comp benefits and unemployment benefits.  Unable to work – If you are not able to work as defined by your medical provider, then you… Read more »

Major Changes to Workers’ Compensation in Minnesota

On May 16, a bill was signed by Governor Dayton that changes the way that workers’ compensations have been handled over the past thirty years. The law now recognizes mental injuries, whereas it didn’t before. The following are changes in the workers’ compensation Minnesota injured workers are entitled to if they become injured on the… Read more »