Workers’ Compensation For Back Injuries In Minnesota

Workers’ Compensation For Back Injuries In Minnesota Back injuries are painful, frustrating and can have a wide-ranging impact on your lifestyle.  If you suffer a bank injury in the course of employment, Minnesota law provides workers’ compensation benefits.  Here are some of the issues regarding recovery of benefits to keep in mind. Course of Employment To recover workers’ compensation, your back injury must have occurred in the course of employment and not due to some other cause.  For example, in one case, the court found that a taxi driver’s lower back disc rupture did not arise out of the driver’s …

How to Avoid The NOID In Your Work Comp Case

How to Avoid The NOID In Your Work Comp Case   Annoyed by the NOID?                                                                                                                                         Notice of intent to discontinue benefits—Minnesota workers’ compensation The Minnesota NOID (notice of intent to discontinue, regarding workers’ comp benefits) is not, as it sounds, some sort of futuristic robot but rather a written notice you may receive from your employer’s workers’ comp insurer.  The purpose of the notice is to indicate that the insurer intends to discontinue your benefits.  This could be because you have returned to work or because an independent medical examination (IME) indicates that your injury has healed, or for some …