Teplinsky Law Group is excited and proud to announce that our paralegal Cole Waldhauser has been selected as this years student speaker for the University of Minnesota’s CLA Commencement. The College of Liberal Arts will be holding a ceremony at 4:00pm on Sunday, May 13th for its graduating undergraduate students. At this ceremony the college […]
My boss Wants me to go to an Independent Medical Examination – Should I?
An independent medical examination (IME) is when an employer or insurer hires an “independent” medical professional to assess your work injury. These doctors are paid, (often quite handsomely), by the employer/insurer to produce a report detailing their opinions about your work injury for the use of the employer/insurer. These doctors are not working on your […]
I Slipped on ice on my way Into Work, do I Have a Work Comp Claim?
Minnesota workers’ compensation law is designed to address injuries which occur “arising out of and in the course of” employment. One of the implications of this law is that employers are required to provide safe entrance to and exit from the employment premises. This can include areas such as employer-provided parking lots or sidewalks leading […]
Can my Boss Choose Which Doctors I See for my Work Injury?
Minnesota law allows injured workers to choose their own medical providers. However, any health care provider who treats an injured worker will be consideredthe “primary health care provider” going forward. If you begin treating with a doctor that your employer told you to go see, you may be deemed to have “selected” that doctor. At […]
3 Steps to Take if You Get in an Accident
If you find yourself involved in a serious auto collision, you will likely get caught in a mess of insurance issues, medical bills, and lost earnings, to say nothing of your health complications. Amidst all of the chaos and growing to-do list from your accident, it is helpful to know where to start. To help […]
My Insurance Company is Asking for a Statement: What Do I Do?
You just got in an accident. From medical treatment to vehicle repairs, you have plenty on your plate already. Then you get a call from the insurance company, and they are asking for you to provide a recorded statement. What next? Our expert Personal Injury attorneys have dealt with insurance companies for many years, and […]