Monthly Archives: July 2010

How do I get permanent total disability benefits in Minnesota work comp?

As discussed in prior posts, there are unfortunately limits to the benefits you can receive in workers’ compensation. So picture a scenario where you have exhausted your temporary total disability benefits, you are not able to find or hold employment, you are not a retraining candidate and you have no more permanent partial disability benefits […]

Report your work related injury

Work related injuries can occur at anytime from a simple slip and fall to a repetitive trauma or stress injury. There are over 1.8 million work related injuries reported annually. 600,000 of theses injuries result in workers to miss time from work. Conversely, there are a large number of work related injuries that go unreported. […]

Retaliation from an employer after reporting a work related injury or OSHA violation

Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA’s role is to assure the safety and health of workers in Minnesota workers by setting and enforcing standards. If an employee or worker takes it upon himself or herself to report an employer violation that employee or worker cannot be retaliated […]