Month: March 2018

Will workers’ comp cover a car accident?

Minnesotans spend a lot of time in the car. For anyone who isn't a professional driver, that time is usually for personal errands, not for the job. Even if you aren't a driver by trade, it's possible that you might get in an accident while doing something for your...

What is a third-party workers’ comp claim?

There are infinite ways that an injury can occur. Sometimes it's a freak accident despite taking extreme precautions. Sometimes an injury happens when using defective equipment that didn't work as it's supposed to. Workers' compensation is a system that overlooks...

Hotel housekeeper safety concerns

Many people associate workers' compensation with injuries that happen from a standard work task. This means that employees in high-risk industries like logging, fishing, construction or police work are most affected. While people in those fields are certainly at risk,...

Putting a value on injury compensation

Most people understand the basic idea behind workers' compensation. It's the concept that if you get hurt on the job, your medical expenses will be covered and you'll usually be paid for time away from work as you recover. While it's not quite that simple (there are...