In most cases, the most pressing need for a lawyer comes when benefits are being denied. Even in cases when the denial involves a small amount of money or tiny bill, it is still money or benefits that are owed to you. In workers’ compensation cases, the law is set up to assist injured workers in their ability to obtain legal counsel to represent them even when it is a small claim.
How Long Do I have to Make a Claim for Minnesota Workers’ Compensation or Work Comp Benefits?
In Minnesota, the amount of time that you have to file a workers’ compensation claim depends on two factors, including:
- Whether any benefits have been paid; and
- Whether a First Report of Injury has been filed with the Department of Labor and Industry.
It is always a tragic situation when someone dies from a work-related injury. However, you should be rest assured that dependency benefits are available to the family.
Dependency benefits are based upon weekly wage and daily wage which is determined by the hours normally worked in that employment.
Benefits are paid to the spouse, children, or dependents. Allocation amongst the various individuals depend on the type and number of dependents.
I have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome “CRPS” or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy “RSD,” how will that Effect my Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case?
What is complex regional pain syndrome “CRPS” or reflex sympathetic dystrophy “RSD”?
This is a condition that causes pain, swelling and various other symptoms. It can occur in one body part but can also transfer to other body parts. This can be brought on by trauma or injury to a body part.