Is a Heart Attack Considered a Work Injury in Minnesota?

Is a Heart Attack Considered a Work Injury in Minnesota? The idea that being stressed can cause a heart attack is widely held, especially by those with experiences of demanding jobs and/or bosses. What is even more widely-accepted is the idea that there are in fact jobs which can be highly stressful at times—it’s not hard to find people with personal experience of this! So, if you have a heart attack and you believe it was caused by stress you were experiencing at work, is that an on-the-job injury for which you can claim workers’ compensation? The answer is generally yes, …

Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits In Minnesota

Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits In Minnesota If you are in the unfortunate position of having had a relative pass away due to an accident at work, this article will help to clarify Minnesota law on workers’ compensation death benefits that may be available to you. On-the-job deaths can be particularly tragic because they often leave the deceased worker’s family with substantially less income at a difficult time. In Minnesota, the workers’ compensation laws provide for benefits to the worker’s surviving spouse, dependent children, and, in some cases, parents or other relatives. There is a minimum amount of compensation that must …