(From an article published at Workday Minnesota) ST. PAUL - Every year on April 28, unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the effort for safe workplaces. “This year the struggle continues to create good jobs in this country that are safe and healthy and … Continue reading Workers Memorial Day events put focus on safety
Among the many benefits available to an injured worker in Minnesota, retraining can be one of the most beneficial and life-changing. If you have been injured and live in northern Minnesota, you may quickly find that your employment options are extremely limited after you recover from your injury. This may be especially true if you … Continue reading Retraining in a Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case
Okay, maybe this seems like a really silly question. However, if you are considering calling a lawyer about a workers’ compensation matter, you probably want to make sure that you are not going to receive a bill, at any time, for anything. Free should mean free, right? I can’t speak for any other law firm, … Continue reading What Exactly is a “Free Consultation” in a Minnesota Work Comp Claim?
A very common question. In fact, a question that I am asked nearly every time I meet with someone about a work comp claim for the first time. A very good question but one with no easy answer. An easier question to answer would be “when is it a good idea to talk to a … Continue reading When Should I Hire a Lawyer for My Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Let’s face it, nobody likes the thought of having to hire a lawyer. The very idea of calling a lawyer or making an appointment can be very stressful. If you are like most people, you’ve never needed to hire a lawyer and have no idea what’s involved. You probably have a number of questions and … Continue reading How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Minnesota?
We probably all know someone who was hurt on the job, filed a workers’ compensation claim and eventually received a settlement. In the 28 years that I have been handling work comp claims, I have come to learn that most people assume a “settlement” is a standard, guaranteed and inevitable result in a Minnesota work … Continue reading When Do You Get a Work Comp Settlement in Minnesota?