Hurt At Home: Work Injuries Sustained Working In Someone’s Home

The often informal nature of household employment makes it sound a little strange to apply workers’ compensation laws to the situation; if you’ve been working for a family for cash each week and you are injured while working, your first reaction might not be to turn to the legal system and start filling out forms. But, in some circumstances, you might be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits if you are a Minnesota household/domestic worker and you suffer an on-the-job injury. Under state law, a person employed as a domestic worker, repairer, groundskeeper, or maintenance worker at a private household …

My Job Is Done But I’m Still Being Hurt! | MN Work Comp For Post-Termination Injuries

My Job Is Done But I’m Still Being Hurt! | Minnesota Work Comp For Post-Termination Injuries Minnesota has a work comp system set up for people who are injured on the job to receive benefits when they are injured at work. But what happens if your injury has some connection to work but happens after your employment is over? Let’s say, for example, you quit your job one week and return the next week to pick up your paycheck. Can you make a claim for workers’ compensation? The short answer is yes (don’t you love it when a lawyer can …