Tag Archives: QRC

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 […]

What is a QRC and How do I Go About Getting One for My Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case?

One of the benefits that is offered to injured workers in Minnesota is the assistance of a QRC or a qualified rehabilitation consultant. The job of a QRC is to help the injured worker in getting them back to work with the date of injury employer, either in their original job or in a new […]

Should I Settle my Workers’ Compensation Case as the Insurance Company or Attorney wants me to Settle?

Should I Settle my Workers’ Compensation Case as the Insurance Company or Attorney wants me to Settle? The decision to settle can never be an easy decision to make.  Many different factors need to be weighed into your decision.  It is imperative that all of your options have been discussed so that an informative decision […]

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 […]

The Law Office of Thomas D. Mottaz | Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Star for 2011

The Law Office of Thomas Mottaz is proud to announce that its attorneys have been named Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2011. Congratulations to Thomas Mottaz and David Kempston for their recognition again as being one of the top and best Minnesota workers’ compensation lawyers in Minnesota. Congratulations to Jerry Sisk for his […]

Look for work, look for work, look for work!

If you are completely off of work due to an occupational injury or disease, you may be entitled to temporary total disability (TTD) benefits for that period of time you are disabled. However, you are also required to conduct a “diligent” job search during that period of time unless the job search would be futile, […]