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How Spinal Cord Stimulators Can Help a Workers' Comp Case

Spinal cord stimulation is an option for those who have had multiple back surgeries, but who still continue to have back problems. If your physician recommends getting a spinal cord stimulator, it is much more likely that your employer will approve the treatment. 707 more words

Workers’ Compensation

If I get into an accident while driving to a jobsite, does my employer have to pay for my injuries?

When an injury is work related

Injuries that result from an accident are deemed work related if they “arise out of and in the course of employment.”   Exactly when an employee is “in the course of employment” has been extensively reviewed by the courts in New Jersey. 488 more words

Personal Injury

Beware of a New Attack on Benefits for Injured Workers

It’s  bad enough that state legislatures, including ours right here in Minnesota, have chipped away at the rights and benefits of injured workers over the past 30 years. 215 more words

Workers' Compensation

Are You Up To Date On OSHA Regulations?

Business Insurance Does Not Cover OSHA Fines

OSHA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to keep and maintain accurate records of recordable incidents. 168 more words

Commercial Insurance

4 ways to curb narcotics abuse in Workers’ Compensation claims

Percocet. OxyContin. Vicodin. We are a country addicted to prescription painkillers. But the drug abuse problem extends beyond average Americans. It’s having severe consequences on Workers’ Compensation costs. 261 more words

General Insurance

What Is the Difference Between a Settlement Conference and Mediation in a Minnesota Work Comp Case?

Over the past several years we have seen the increasing use of mediation to settle work comp cases in Minnesota. If you have a work comp claim, you may wonder why a settlement conference was scheduled on your case but a mediation has then been proposed or scheduled. 1,006 more words

Workers' Compensation

$34.9 Million Awarded in Grants to Combat Worker's Comp Fraud

Workers comp fraud is a large crime in America today. Tens of billions of dollars in false claims and unpaid premiums are stolen every year. Scams are forcing premiums higher — draining business profits and costing honest workers their pay and jobs. 151 more words

Workers Compensation