Workers’ compensation is a program designed to allow employees injured on the job to recoup compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. While these benefits can be extremely valuable to employees and their families, they are not always easy to obtain. There are...
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What are consequential injuries?
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Mar 20, 2023 | Workers Compensation
Workers' compensation will pay you benefits for injuries you suffer on the job. But what happens when you have an injury that results from an injury you got at work? These consequential injuries may also fall under a covered claim for workers' compensation. However,...
What happens if you are in a crash with an uninsured driver?
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Nov 28, 2022 | Car Accidents
The traffic collision that led to your hospitalization for severe injuries was worrisome enough. You will likely be out of work for a while, face huge medical bills, and need time to focus on recovery. In most cases, the at-fault driver is insured, and their car...
Why you should hire a car accident attorney
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Nov 21, 2022 | Car Accidents
Should you consult with a personal injury attorney after sustaining injuries in a car crash? Yes! On your own, you are at a significant disadvantage when trying to deal with experienced insurance adjusters. You can only benefit from the help of an experienced personal...
Teenage and senior drivers: who gets into more car accidents?
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Nov 17, 2022 | Car Accidents
In Rochester, getting your driver’s license is a rite of passage into adulthood. Once you get your license, you begin feeling free and independent, even if you are a teenager still living with your parents. It’s a privilege few of us choose to give up, even as we get...
Don’t be fooled! The difference between ‘fault’ and ‘no-fault’
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Nov 17, 2022 | Firm News
Yes, Minnesota is a ‘no-fault’ state, but that has nothing to do with who is at fault in a crash. The terms ‘fault’ and ‘no-fault’ have very different meanings. In general, being a ‘no-fault’ state only means that, in a car crash, the first $20,000 of medical bills...
Personal injury versus property damage claims
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Nov 15, 2022 | Blog, Car Accidents
A car crash often results in two kinds of harm: to people and to property. Personal injury and property damage claims are dealt with separately. Property losses are usually paid earlier in the case, and any personal injury compensation is often acquired much later....
How long does it take to settle a workers’ compensation case in Minnesota?
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Jul 19, 2022 | Workers Compensation
When you are dealing with the devastating aftermath of a workplace accident, the medical bills and other expenses can quickly pile up. If you’re unable to work for an extended period of time, you likely want to know how quickly you could get the benefits that you need...
Why stacking personal injury protection (PIP) insurance makes sense
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Mar 10, 2022 | Firm News
Every Minnesota auto insurance policy includes mandatory Personal Injury Protection (also called “PIP” or “no-fault”) coverage. The basic maximum coverage is $20,000 for medical expenses and $20,000 for economic loss, including wage loss. When the no-fault law was...
Three injuries commonly denied by workers’ compensation insurers
On Behalf of Klampe Law Firm LLC | Feb 16, 2022 | Workers Compensation
Some on-the-job injuries clearly warrant workers' compensation benefits, such as when a construction worker fractures a leg in a fall. It is difficult for an insurance company to deny such a claim when the cause of the accident is clear and the effects of the injury...
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