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The workplace can be a dangerous place under the wrong circumstances. According to data from the Bureau of Labor, there was 2.9 million workplace non-fatal accidents in the U.S. in 2015. If you are one of those unlucky workers, you want to know what you need to do to get compensation for your workplace accident.
The first thing you must do if you are injured at work is to get medical attention. After you get treatment, you need to report your injury to your employer because they are responsible for filing your claim with worker’s compensation.
Shortly after you report your injury, you will begin receiving benefits, or you will receive a notice of claim denial. If your claim is denied, you have the right to appeal the insurer’s decision and
If you file a worker’s compensation claim and it is denied there are several reasons why including:
If you need to file a claim dispute, you can contact the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry by calling toll-free 1-800-342-5354.
There are many ways you can hurt yourself in your Minnesota workplace. On average, 30 American workers are seriously injured every day, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Some serious workplace injuries include:
If you suffer any of those injuries mentioned above, USAttorneys recommends you speak with a worker’s compensation lawyer in Minnesota. They will make sure you don’t accept a smaller settlement than you need to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress.
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