February 2013 Archives

How Can Facebook Affect My Minnesota Workers Compensation Claim?

facebook-testing-new-timeline-format-with-single-column-of-posts-updated--8395815038.jpgJust today I had a client in my office and I asked her how her ski vacation went last weekend. She looked at my in surprise; she hadn't mentioned it to me.  I then turned my computer screen around and showed her various pictures posted to the Facebook pages of her children, husband and he own; keeping in mind that I don't "friend" my clients.  Though she had nothing to hide because she sat in the lodge knitting while her family went skiing, she thought her facebook settings had been set to private.

I Have A Minnesota Work Comp Knee Injury. What Can I Expect?

knee_ligaments1.gifWork related knee injuries generally involve sudden onset of pain as the result of a specific action or develop gradually over time resulting in what we call Gillette injuries.  Gillette refers to a Minnesota Supreme Court case recognizing that many injuries can take