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How workers can prevent injuries on the job

Workers in Minnesota often find themselves incapable of providing for their family’s needs after sustaining injuries in the workplace. Depending on the severity of an injury, workers may need to refrain from going to work while recuperating, which automatically translates to income loss. However, below are actions workers can practice each day to prevent such […] Read more

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Ways to handle insufficient workers’ comp benefits

Regardless of the severity, workers who have been injured while doing their jobs should receive sufficient benefits for recovery. Unfortunately, families are often left struggling with a great financial loss when insurance companies become negligent in assessing their claim. Injured workers and their families may take the following actions to prove the workers’ compensation benefits they received were insufficient: Investigate why […] Read more

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What should I do after a workplace injury?

Accidents in the workplace are sometimes unavoidable and could potentially occur during work at any kind of job. Workers who have been injured while performing their jobs should do the following immediately: Ideally workers who were injured while doing their job should notify their employers immediately after the incident. In some situations, workers may need to prioritize getting emergency […] Read more

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Office injuries are often caused by repetitive motion

Office workers who spend most of their time sitting in front of a computer screen may unknowingly sustain injuries from repetitive movement. Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) affect the tendons, joints, and nerves of the upper body. These injuries initially go unnoticed since they are minimal and their exact cause is unobvious. Employees who type for […] Read more