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Workers Comp
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 Workers’ Compensation Act makes it illegal...
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It is always beneficial to hire a workers’ comp attorney if you are injured at work and plan to file a claim. But many are hesitant to do so because of the cost of hiring an attorney. In general, workers compensation attorney’s fees are done on a contingent basis. In other words, you don’t have to pay...
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According to an annual analysis of state workers’ compensation rates, Minnesota ranks as the highest Midwest state for workers’ comp insurance rates. The study, conducted by the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, found that in 2010 Minnesota employers paid $2.27 per $100 of payroll for workers’ comp. That’s the 16th highest in the...
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In Minnesota, a person is entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits if he or she suffers an injury on the job. An injured worker can receive wage loss benefits (money) if their injury forces them to work fewer hours. Determining wage loss benefits is often straight forward. The controlling factor is the worker’s Average Weekly Wage (AWW)....
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The best way to resolve a work-related injury is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Follow proper safety precautions and maintenance of equipment. Making sure that equipment is working properly and that messes are cleaned up quickly and efficiently is an excellent way to cut down on injuries at work. Dress Appropriately....
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