Reaffirms Minnesota’s Prohibition on Mental Stress Claims On April 18, 2013, the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals (WCCA) reaffirmed precedent going back three decades and held that Minnesota does not allow mental stress claims.
On April 10, 2013, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the costs of making structural modifications to the residence of a permanently injured employee to permit installation of equipment deemed reasonably necessary to relieve the effects of the employee’s injury … Continue reading
On September 5, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Minnesota’s Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) has subject matter jurisdiction to hear an employer’s petition for a declaration of insurance coverage. In Giersdorf v. A & M Const., A11-1841 (Minn. 2012) … Continue reading
On August 10, 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a 4–3 decision in Anderson v. Frontier Comm., A11-0834 (Minn. 2012) reaffirming an employee’s responsibility to provide timely notice of a work-related injury to his or her employer.
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