Categorized: Work Comp

Are You Being Harassed for Filing a Worker’s Compensation Claim?

The long history of relations between employers and employees is fraught with strife, disputes, and mistreatment. From the company stores to the labor union fights, you have always been able to count on businesses to care more about their bottom line than the well-being of their employees. This is a particularly touchy subject today where… Read more »

Healthcare Benefits Covered by Minnesota Worker’s Compensation

If you have been hurt at work, anyone will tell that you can get compensation for your medical bills and lost wages through the Minnesota worker’s compensation system. However, that can mean a lot of different things and most people won’t be specific on what medical bills you can be reimbursed for. They just simply… Read more »

Minnesota Worker’s Compensation Lawyer

The Three Types of Worker’s Compensation Settlements For most, they believe that the end of their worker’s compensation case is when they settle. The injured worker and the insurance company have both come to an agreement on how much you will receive and that is the end of it. For some claims, it is true,… Read more »

What to Do When You Are Injured By a Co-Worker at Work

For some workplace injuries, they happen to you and you alone. A piece of equipment malfunctions or you trip and fall, and suddenly you find yourself rushing off to the hospital with a worker’s compensation claim in your future. While even those cases can be less complicated, many workplace accidents don’t happen just because something… Read more »

Can You Sue Worker’s Compensation for Pain and Suffering?

In personal injury suits, often the amount that the injured party seeks is not just medical recompensation and coverage for lost wages, but they can sue for pain and suffering caused by the injury. Pain, be it physical or emotional, is a traumatic experience, which is why many personal injury suits include monetary compensation for… Read more »

Are Worker’s Compensation Benefits Taxable?

With tax season quickly coming to a close, you can no longer put off figuring out if your worker’s compensation benefits will or won’t be taxed. However, luckily for those who collect, the answer to this particular question is actually pretty simple. Worker’s compensation benefits are not taxable on either the state or federal levels…. Read more »

Are College Athletes Considered Employees?

When it comes to the increasingly profitable arena of college sports, there is no more hotly debated issue than if student athletes should count as employees. If they help their team win a national championship, their school could see billions of dollars from the win while the players walk away with some merchandise and some… Read more »