Monthly Archives: September 2011

10 Things to Keep in Mind When You Have a Work Related Injury

  When you have a work related injury and you are unrepresented, there are several things you should keep in mind. Top 10 List Report your injury to your supervisor, foremen or any other designated representative with your employer; Seek medical treatment; Request the assistance of a QRC to determine if you are a qualified […]

Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Ombudsman Program

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has established a new Office of Workers’ Compensation Ombudsman to provide advice and assistance to employees and small businesses. “Our goal is to help injured workers and small businesses who are having problems navigating the workers’ compensation system,” said Ken Peterson, DLI commissioner. He said the ombudsman […]

What happens if I don’t report my work related injury?

We all have to begin somewhere. A Minnesota workers’ compensation claim starts with reporting an injury. By not reporting an injury to your employer after it happens you can harm your chances of getting benefits now and in the future. The first step in any workers’ compensation claim is to report an injury.  The purpose of the  requirement […]