work injury Archives

You may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance.

If you become injured as a result of work-related circumstances, you will want to utilize every resource available to you to ensure that you are able to continue supporting yourself and your family while you are recovering. Workers' compensation is often allows people to accomplish this, but Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may be another viable option for you.

Temp workers have a higher risk for work-related injuries

The traditional permanent job may seem like a confusing subject for many people in Minnesota. Temp work is increasingly becoming more of a norm than ever before. Recent research shows that the growth rate in temporary work has exceeded the rise in traditional employment over the past decade. Different government agencies use a variety of factors for considering whether a worker should be classified as a temp worker, making it difficult to track how many workers have temp jobs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recently estimated that 17 million Americans are temp employees.

Why is providing healthcare so dangerous?

Study after study shows that nurses and other medical professionals who provide direct care to patients are more likely to suffer injury on the job than workers in any other industry. You may be surprised to learn that the rate of nurses who suffer injuries on the job exceeds the rate of injuries construction workers experience. It would seem that medical facility administrators would be well-versed in workplace safety for health professionals.

Choosing The Best Minnesota Workers Compensation Attorney?

best.jpgEvery day our office receives calls from injured Minnesota workers looking for a workers compensation attorney.  My advice; choose an attorney with extensive experience, with whom you feel a connection, and has experience representing both sides over the course of their careers. 

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