Posts Categorized Workers Compensation

An Overview of Southern Minnesota Manufacturing and Factory Workers Compensation

According to Enterprise Minnesota, more than 8,300 manufacturers are located in the Gopher State. Enterprise Minnesota CEO Bob Kill also remarked that “Manufacturers form the bedrock of many Minnesota communities. They offer high-wage, high-skill jobs that create economic opportunity and stability for the present and future.” Minnesota factories do provide economic stability; however, they are also… Read more »

Do You Get a Settlement From Workers’ Comp?

There are many who misunderstand the workers’ compensation system as something where you and the insurance company negotiate a settlement, but this actually might not be true. If you file for workers’ compensation, there is a possibility that you won’t receive any settlement, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be receiving anything. Settlements Mean Disputes… Read more »

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 »