Minnesota Work Comp News

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  • 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…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry on Wednesday announced that the estimated workplace injury and illness rate for 2022 increased slightly from that of 2021.  According to the annual Survey…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is seeking applicants for openings on its Rehabilitation Review Panel. The panel advises the department about work comp vocational rehabilitation issues and rules and…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced that benefits will be increasing 3.89%, effective Oct. 1, because of an increase in the state’s average weekly wage. The average wage in…
  • The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a jury’s award of damages against a general contractor in a subrogation action by an insurance carrier to recover what it had paid in benefits…
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced that medical fee schedule conversion factors are increasing Oct. 1. The department adopted rules that would increase by an average of about 0.5% the…
  • A committee of the Minneapolis City Council authorized paying another $1 million to former police officers claiming to have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder or other injuries, according to a…

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