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  • Minnesota Supreme Court Decision: Ewing v. Print Craft, 01/02/2020

    On January 2, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its decision in Ewing v. Print Craft, Inc., A19-0534 (Minn. 2020) and held that the Employer and Insurer in the case were not liable for rehabilitation services provided after the date in which Employee’s work-related injury......

  • LUND AND JOHNSON PREVAIL AT WCCA IN HIGH INTEREST CASE

    Koehnen v. Flagship Marine Co. and Auto-Owners Insurance and Keith Johnson, D.C. WC19-6287 (W.C.C.A. Dec. 27, 2019)   On December 27, 2019, the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals affirmed the Order of the compensation judge dismissing the Petition for Payment of Medical Expenses filed......

  • November 2019 Minnesota Supreme Court & WCCA Decisions

    Block v. Exterior Remodelers, Inc., No. A19-0584 No. WC18-6214 (Minn. November 27, 2019) ISSUE: Payment made pursuant to an award that is later vacated on the basis of a substantial change in medical condition does not constitute a mistake in fact under Minn. Stat. § 176.179......

  • Minnesota Expands Scope of Authorized Medical Cannabis Usage

    Minnesota’s Health Commissioner recently authorized a significant expansion of medical cannabis usage in the state of Minnesota to include those with “chronic pain.” Currently, the most common qualifying condition to be eligible for medical cannabis is a diagnosis of “intractable pain.” Minn. Stat. 152.125 defines......

  • October 2019 WCCA Decisions

    Erickson v. Qwest Corp., No. WC19-6276 (W.C.C.A. October 24, 2019) ISSUES: Medical Treatment and Expenses; Expert Medical Opinion In this case, Employee had a history of low back and neck pain prior to his employment with employer as a result of a car accident in......

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Workers’ Compensation Tools

 

Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Calculation Chart – Updated Sept 2018

 

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

 

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