If you have ever been laid off from a job, either on a temporary basis or permanently, you know the gut-wrenching fear of suddenly being without a job and without income. What will you do about house payments, truck payments, groceries, school expenses and tuition? What about health insurance or other benefits that your employer … Continue reading Can I Get Minnesota Work Comp Benefits after a Layoff?
One of the more confusing issues in a Minnesota work comp claim is what constitutes an “injury”. If you fall off a ladder and break your arm while at work, we would all agree that you had a work injury. If you wrenched your back lifting a heavy box at work - again, that … Continue reading What Is a Repetitive or Gillette Work Injury in Minnesota?
Type of Case: Workers’ Compensation Legal Issue or Dispute: Denial of claim for a work-related low back injury and surgery Facts: Our client worked for a mid-sized employer in northern Minnesota. Her job involved assembly and the operation of various machines. She was on her feet throughout most of a work shift, standing on a … Continue reading Bradt Law Offices Case Report: Gillette Injury and Back Surgery Accepted