Workers' Compensation Law

Understanding Your Rights

Located in Southern Minnesota, Patton, Hoversten & Berg, PA provides legal support for workers injured. The process of filing a workers' compensation claim can be complex. However, with PH&B Law Firm, you have a knowledgeable team ready to assist. Our experienced attorneys are dedicated to handling your case with compassion and commitment, aiming for the best possible outcome in your workers' compensation claim.

For personalized legal assistance, contact us to schedule a consultation. We focus on offering reliable advice and effective representation to help you through this challenging time.

Minnesota Workers' Comp

Eligibility and Coverage

  • Almost all employees in Minnesota are covered from their first day of employment.
  • Coverage includes medical expenses, wage loss benefits, rehabilitation services, and compensation for permanent disability.

Types of Benefits

  • Medical Benefits: Cover all reasonable and necessary medical treatment related to the work injury.
  • Wage Loss Benefits: Include temporary total disability (TTD), temporary partial disability (TPD), permanent total disability (PTD), and permanent partial disability (PPD).
  • Rehabilitation Services: Aim to return the injured worker to work in a capacity as close as possible to their pre-injury status.

Filing a Claim

  • Employees must report their injury to their employer within 14 days for a claim to be considered timely.
  • Employers are then responsible for reporting the injury to their workers' compensation insurer and the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.

Dispute Resolution

  • Disputes over workers' compensation claims can be resolved through mediation, administrative conferences, and hearings before a judge at the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings.

Individuals dealing with workers' compensation issues in Minnesota must consult with a qualified attorney specializing in this area.

Legal professionals can navigate the complexities of the law, ensuring that injured workers receive the full benefits they are entitled to under the law.

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Minnesota's Workers' Compensation Coverage

  • Minnesota's workers' compensation system provides broad coverage for employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses.
  • The law outlines specific types of benefits and procedures for filing claims and resolving disputes.
  • Professional legal counsel is invaluable for navigating the intricacies of workers' compensation claims in Minnesota.

Navigating the intricacies of workers' compensation claims can be complex. Professional legal counsel is indispensable in guiding injured workers through the process.

Attorneys specializing in workers' compensation can offer strategic advice, help prepare and file claims, and represent employees in disputes. Their expertise is invaluable in ensuring that claimants receive the full benefits they are entitled to under the law.

Frequently Asked Questions About Workers' Compensation

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment. It's designed to help workers recover from work-related injuries or illnesses without the need for litigation.

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