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Abbreviations and Glossary for MN Work Comp 101

Minnesota workers’ compensation has many abbreviations that get used by adjusters, attorneys, employers, etc. Understanding what they represent is a difficult task for employee’s who have never dealt with workers’ compensation. The following is a list of common abbreviations and terms used. Some people may abbreviate terms differently, but hopefully it will provide some guidance […]

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 […]

IRS Mileage Rates

  IRS Mileage Rate Changes Here are the mileage rates from 2006 to present. 01/01/2006 44.5 01/01/2007 48.5 01/01/2008 50.5 07/01/2008 58.5 01/01/2009 55.0 01/01/2010 50.0 01/01/2011 51.0 07/01/2011 55.5 1/1/2013    56.5 If you have been denied workers’ compensation benefits or have concerns about your case, we at The Law Office of Thomas Mottaz are […]

Keeping track of your out-of-pocket expenses

When an injured worker has a compensable work related injury, the employer and insurer are responsible for paying for any reasonable travel expenses incurred when receiving medical treatment including mileage, co-pays, parking, and, if necessary, lodging and meals. This is also true if an employer has the injured worker submit to an independent medical examination. […]