Fall Injuries On The Rise In Minnesota

The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced that serious injuries from falls have risen in the past few years, and the number of citations issued to companies who fail to protect workers has more than doubled since 2011. Although deaths from workplace falls have remained constant over the ...

August is the Most Dangerous Month for Workers, Drivers

If the recent heat wave in Minnesota wasn’t enough, it turns out August it actually the most dangerous month for workers and commuters. Analysts concluded that August was the most dangerous month for workers by reviewing Travelers’ insurance claim data from the pasty two years. Although the data was limited ...

2020-08-27T16:38:55-05:00September 19, 2013|Categories: Work Comp Blog, Work Injury|Tags: , |

The Most Dangerous Jobs, in the Most Dangerous States

The study conducted by a Social Security Disability Insurance company found that Maine is the most dangerous state to work in, while New York registered as the safest state. For the study, researchers examined work accidents and injury data provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. ...

2020-08-27T16:38:56-05:00August 23, 2013|Categories: Work Comp Blog, Work Injury|Tags: , |

Traffic Accidents Leading Cause of High-Severity Work Comp Injuries

In their latest report, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) found that traffic accidents are the leading cause of high-severity workers’ compensation injuries. The NCCI’s original report from 2006 was updated this month to reflect more current information, and the report revealed some interesting trends. Key findings The frequency ...

2020-08-27T16:39:01-05:00January 3, 2013|Categories: Work Comp Blog, Work Injury, Workers Comp|Tags: , |

Does Work Comp Cover Injuries Sustained at a Holiday Work Party?

Many companies host holiday parties for their employees during this time of year.  Whether the party is held at an outdoor skating rink or at an upscale hotel conference room, employees are susceptible to injury.  It is important to understand your workers’ compensation rights if you are injured at a ...

More Minnesota Work Comp FAQs

Minnesota work compensation laws are complicated. Here are a few frequently asked questions about work comp in Minnesota. Q. What are some common complications in a work comp claim? A. Many injured workers who don't consult a MN workers' comp attorney are denied benefits simply because they fail to file the correct ...

2020-08-27T16:39:04-05:00June 19, 2012|Categories: Work Comp Blog, Work Injury|Tags: |

Protections for Injured Workers in Minnesota

Getting injured at work can be hard enough by itself. But when your employer takes improper actions against you following a work injury, it can be downright unbearable. Thankfully, Minnesotans have legal protections against improper employer actions. In this article, we'll discuss just a few statutes that protect injured workers in Minnesota. The Minnesota ...

2021-01-20T10:20:57-06:00February 22, 2012|Categories: Work Comp Blog, Work Injury, Workers Comp|Tags: , |
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