At some point in your work comp claim, you will almost certainly receive a letter or notice from the insurance company advising you that you have reached Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI). After receiving such a notice, these are some of the questions you may have: What is MMI? Will it have an effect on … Continue reading What is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) in a Minnesota Work Comp Case?
My Minnesota Work Comp Claim Was Denied. Now What?
So, you were injured on the job, filed an injury report and the claim has been denied by the work comp insurance company. What do you do next? Simple. You should contact an attorney in your area who has experience in Minnesota work comp claims. Why wouldn't you? Most attorneys will not charge you to … Continue reading My Minnesota Work Comp Claim Was Denied. Now What?
What Is a Repetitive or Gillette Work Injury in Minnesota?
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?
Hiring a Local, Northern Minnesota Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
It seems that everywhere you look these days, whether in the Yellow Pages, on the television and especially, the Internet, you will find advertisements for Twin Cities law firms seeking clients way up here in northern Minnesota. Let me begin by saying that the point of this post is not to attack or criticize Twin … Continue reading Hiring a Local, Northern Minnesota Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim