Minnesota Work Comp News

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  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry's Compliance, Records and Training (CRT) unit has created a new training video to assist administrators who file denials of primary liability. The video provides information about: The…
  • The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the summary dismissal of a former municipal worker’s claims of retaliatory discharge. Case: Creger v. City of Cambridge, No. A23-1017, 05/06/2024, unpublished. Facts: Billy Creger began…
  • The Minnesota Legislature passed a bill that would implement Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council recommendations to revise certain wage and benefit calculations and increase attorney fees. The Senate on Tuesday voted 60-2…
  • The Minnesota Supreme Court upheld an award of benefits to a social worker for post-traumatic stress disorder and clarified that comp judges may review the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is hosting two informational meetings about the PTSD study on its scope and status. The presentations on April 24 and April 29 will be led…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced that Jessica Stimac was appointed assistant commissioner for workers’ compensation, effective Wednesday. Stimac has 20 years of experience in the state’s workers’ compensation…
  • An 83-year-old Minnesota woman lost $12,600 in an online scam in which she was told she had to pay money to learn whether she was eligible for workers’ compensation benefits,…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry said the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2022 shows no change in the state’s fatal injury rate. There were 81 fatal work…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and the University of Minnesota are seeking input from system users about a study of post-traumatic stress disorder that lawmakers ordered earlier this…
  • A Minnesota wood-framing contractor convicted of premium fraud was banned from applying for state and federal contracts and ordered to serve two years of probation, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported…

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