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Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Getting You Compensation For On-The-Job Injuries

An injury at work is a hardship to you and your loved ones. Work injuries disrupt your life in many ways. You have to deal with the physical pain. You have to make time for medical care. You have to find a way to cover the financial losses from not working and covering medical bills. When you lean on loved ones, this can strain your relationships and put everyone under stress. A workplace injury can happen in almost any industry and should not be taken lightly. If you or a loved one suffered an on-the-job injury, you need to speak to a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer to make sure your rights are protected.

What Is Workers’ Compensation And How Does It Work?

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that employers carry. If an employee suffers an injury or accident on the job, the employer’s insurance provider can cover the worker’s claim. In Minnesota, every employer is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to protect its employees. You do not need to prove negligence on the part of your employer to recover workers’ comp benefits. You need only show that your injury occurred as a direct result of your job duties. Unfortunately, some insurance companies do not want to pay workers the benefits they deserve. These insurers want to prioritize profits over people. Employers may not want to cooperate because they do not want their premiums to go up. For these reasons, you should have the help of a Minnesota workers’ compensation lawyer.

The Benefits You Are Entitled To

At Noack Law Office, our experienced Minnesota workers’ compensation lawyers know how to fight for the benefits you have coming. We focus on workers’ compensation and personal injury law and have for many years. As a result of our range of experience, we have handled countless different injuries. It is important to have attorneys like ours who understand the nuances of different injuries and how to approach the corresponding workers’ comp claims. For instance, each different injury may have different evidence and medical documents to gather or certain forensic experts we should hire to strengthen your claim. Whether you suffered an acute injury in an accident or are laid up with an injury accumulated over years of work, our workers’ compensation attorneys know how to present your case in the best possible light. We are well-versed in just about any form of workplace injury you can imagine, including:

Some examples of the benefits covered by workers’ compensation include:

  • Lost wages
  • Loss of earning potential
  • Medical bills
  • Rehabilitative treatment
  • Vocational training
  • Prescription medications

Many workers are concerned about how their employers and their employer’s insurance company will respond to a workers’ compensation claim. They feel pressured or are mistreated by people who do not have their well-being, or rights, in mind. With Noack Law Office on your side, you can rest assured that your rights are well-represented. We will seek the full compensation you are entitled to, including wage replacement and medical care.

What Should I Do After A Workplace Injury?

You can make your workers’ comp claims process much easier by following a few steps. If you suffer a workplace accident, do the following:

  1. Get medical help
  2. Notify your supervisor of your injury within 30 days
  3. Document your injuries through photographs or in a journal
  4. Cooperate with any workplace investigations
  5. Fill out the paperwork to submit your claim

It is always wise to seek counsel from a workers’ compensation lawyer. An attorney can advise you of your rights and help you explore your options when it comes to benefits.

Wherever You Are In Minnesota, Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Can Help You

Contact Noack Law Office online or by phone at 952-467-8481 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your situation. At our law offices in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Excelsior, Minnesota, we can help put your mind at ease about your workplace injury, including issues such as how to deal with out-of-pocket expenses tied to hiring an attorney. With us, you don’t pay fees unless and until you receive benefits for your injuries. We work to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.

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