Legal Updates

  • Updated MN Workers’ Compensation Law Reference Sheet available

    CWK’s Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Law Reference sheet has been updated with new benefit rates and legislatives updates.  You can review the new Reference Sheet HERE....

  • Lund and Johnson prevail at Minnesota Supreme Court in High Interest Case

    Koehnen v. Flagship Marine Co. and Auto-Owners Insurance and Keith Johnson, D.C. A20-0053 (August 12, 2020)   On August 12, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the Decision of the Minnesota Worker’s Compensation Court of Appeals dismissing the Petition for Payment of Medical Expenses filed......

  • Summaries of Recent WCCA Cases

    Leuthard v. Indep. Sch. Dist. 912 – Milaca, WC19-6290 (May 26, 2020) Issue: Departure from Treatment Parameters   Employee appealed the compensation judge’s findings regarding the reasonableness and necessity of medical treatment related to her cervical spine symptoms. While the compensation judge ruled that treatment......

  • MN DOLI’s CAMPUS Portal Goes Live this Month

    Work Comp Campus, the Department of Labor and Industry’s (DLI’s) new workers’ compensation claims portal, is being rolled out this month. The purpose of the new system is to improve support and provide instant access to claim information. It will streamline many filing and reviewing......

  • Update to Operations at the Office of Administrative Hearings – Virtual Hearings

    Below is an update to Operations at the Office of Administrative Hearings (effective May 20, 2020).   Until further notice, in-person hearings continue to be limited to critical, priority matters that cannot effectively be held by a remote method (e.g. telephone). Judges are making decisions......


Workers’ Compensation Tools


Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Calculation Chart – Updated Sept 2020


Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Calculation Chart


CWK Practice Pointers


Minnesota Workers’ Compensation: Average Weekly Wage and Wage Loss Benefits


Fundamentals of Workers Compensation in Minnesota

Authored by Thomas F. Coleman, 2015 William Mitchell Law Review, Volume 41/Issue 4/Article 1


A Comparison of Wisconsin and Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Claims

Co-Authored by Michael R. Johnson, 2015 William Mitchell Law Review, Volume 41/Issue 4/Article 2


The summary of Laws for Minnesota and Wisconsin were accurate at the time of original posting. Please check with one of our attorneys to verify the current status of the law or statutory section you are researching or reading.

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