Workers’ Compensation After A Construction Site Injury

Minnesotans are tenacious – they can drive through some of the most hazardous weather conditions without a second thought. But when it comes to injuries or illnesses in the workplace, even they are not immune. State law mandates that practically all employers have workers’ compensation or obtain approval for self-insurance to covers such work-related illnesses… Read more »

Getting Workers’ Comp Benefits for Occupational Asthma

Do you suffer from asthma because of unfavorable working conditions? If so, you’re not alone as about 10 to 25 percent of American workers develop what’s known as occupational asthma, which is one of the top lung diseases linked with workplace environments. Here’s what you need to know about receiving workers’ compensation benefits from asthma caused by… Read more »

How Much is a Typical Workers’ Comp Settlement?

How much will you get from your workers’ compensation settlement? – It is the most common question asked about the process, and for good reason. Money is important. You have bills you need to pay, a family you need to take care of, and your injury has prevented that. Unfortunately, while a popular question, it… Read more »

What is a QRC?

In Minnesota, an employee whose ability to work has been impacted by a work injury needs to know what a Qualified Rehabilitation Consultant (QRC) does. A QRC is a vocational rehabilitation counselor who has met the state of Minnesota’s requirements to fill a unique function in the workers’ compensation process. A QRC determines if an… Read more »

Returning to Work With Written Work Restrictions

Mankato Worker’s Compensation Attorney Like many injured workers, you may have to concentrate at first on whether or not you will get paid workers’ compensation and get the medical bills paid.  Sooner or later in most cases, though, there will come a time when you need to return to work – even if you are… Read more »

What Are SSDI Benefits in Minnesota?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that pays monthly benefits to people who were working but are now disabled and can no longer work. SSDI does not pay out partial or temporary benefits. SSDI should not be confused with Social Security Income (SSI). While both SSDI and SSI are administered by the Social Security… Read more »