No one can afford to be without an income in today’s economic climate. If you suffer an injury on the job in Minnesota, you are entitled to benefits even if you cannot work. However, workers’ compensation law is complex. Many injured workers do not receive their benefits because they do not know how to navigate the maze of workers’ comp regulations.
Temporary Total Disability (TTD) benefits are the benefits you receive if you are unable to work due to your work-related injury. If eligible, you receive a weekly check that is approximately two-thirds of your wage at the time of your injury. In order to qualify for TTD benefits, the following must apply to you:
There are various exceptions in the law that may or may not apply to your situation. For example, if you work more than five days per week there is a different wage calculation. Our skilled work comp lawyers can assess your situation and answer your questions.
There are other types of Minnesota work comp benefits you may qualify for, such as:
Even if you follow the rules pertaining to your claim, your employer might say your injury was pre-existing or non-work related. Some employers have even tried to prevent employees from filing workers’ comp claims. If this happens to you, we can help you and fight for your workers’ comp benefits. Our lawyers are not intimidated by employers or insurance companies.
We are willing to meet with you at a location more convenient to you if necessary. We offer free and confidential consultations in a friendly environment. Call us at (612) 294-2200 or (651) 777-1811 to schedule your consultation.