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Your Advocate for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Minnesota

compensation benefits to help you recover from your injuries. At Harvey & Carpenter, we If you have been injured on the job in Minnesota, you may be entitled to workers’ understand how a work-related injury can change your life, and we are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. Our experienced attorneys can assist you with filing for workers’ compensation benefits, as well as appealing a denied claim. We know the laws governing workers’ compensation in Minnesota inside and out, and we are committed to fighting for your rights and ensuring that you receive the medical treatment and wage replacement benefits you are entitled to.

replacement and medical benefits

In addition to wage replacement and medical benefits, injured workers in Minnesota can also take advantage of programs that help them get back into the workforce. At Harvey & Carpenter, we understand the importance of getting injured workers back to work so they can once again earn a wage and support their families. That’s why we are dedicated to providing the guidance and support injured workers need to take advantage of these programs and get back to work as soon as possible. Whether you need help filing for workers’ compensation benefits, guidance through the process, or appealing a denied claim, our attorneys are here to advocate for you and ensure that you receive the benefits you deserve.


Benefits Covered by Southern Minnesota Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill as a result of their work. The benefits covered by workers’ compensation vary by state, but generally include

Lost wages

 Workers' compensation provides temporary disability benefits to cover a portion of an employee's lost wages while they are unable to work due to their work-related injury or illness.

Medical treatment

Workers' compensation covers the cost of medical treatment related to a work-related injury or illness, including doctor visits, hospitalization, surgeries, and prescriptions.

Disability benefits

Workers' compensation provides permanent disability benefits to employees who suffer a permanent disability as a result of their work-related injury or illness.

Vocational rehabilitation

Workers' compensation may provide vocational rehabilitation services to help injured workers return to work, such as job retraining, education, or job placement assistance.

Mileage reimbursement

Workers' compensation may cover the cost of transportation to and from medical appointments related to a work-related injury or illness.

Survivor benefits

If an employee dies as a result of a work-related injury or illness, workers' compensation provides survivor benefits to their dependents.

Burial expenses

Workers' compensation may cover the cost of burial expenses for an employee who dies as a result of a work-related injury or illness.



Mike suffered from mental disabilities, which caused him to struggle with employment.  For five years he worked with other representatives to apply for Social Security Disability benefits, without success.

$200,000 SETTLEMENT!

Brad (name changed) who was in his 50s when he injured his shoulder, had restrictions making it so he could not return to his good paying job.  He was looking at his workers compensation benefits ending soon and sought help from Harvey and Carpenter.


Donald applied for Social Security and was denied. Our office helped him with the appeal process.  J. Chris Carpenter represented him at the hearing. One issue was why his symptoms seems to come on around the time of his application and not earlier.