What is a QRC and How do I Go About Getting One for My Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case?

[title type=”h5″ class=”tfuse”]What is a QRC and How do I Go About Getting One for My Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Case?[/title] One of the benefits that is offered to injured workers in Minnesota is the assistance of a QRC or a qualified rehabilitation consultant. The job of a QRC is to help the injured worker in

My doctor gave me restrictions and the employer cannot accommodate those restrictions and bring me back to work – What are my options?

Employers are required to make reasonable efforts to find acceptable positions for injured workers. This does not mean that the employer has to change their business practices. The question is whether the employer can make the necessary modifications without impacting the core duties of the employees job, the expense of those modifications and the difficulties caused by having to reassign job duties to other workers.

My doctor gave me restrictions and the employer cannot accommodate those restrictions and bring me back to work. What are my options?

Employers are required to make reasonable efforts to find acceptable positions for injured workers. This does not mean that the employer has to change their business practices. The question is whether the employer can make the necessary modifications without impacting the core duties of the employees job, the expense of those modifications and the difficulties that maybe caused by having to reassign job duties to other workers.

Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) in Minnesota woekwes conpensation matters

Following a serious work related injury there comes a point when your medical doctors want to determine what your physical capabilities in order to return you to work, evaluate your disability, determine how non-work related conditions affect your work ability or to determine your overall functionality. A Functional Capacity Evaluation or FCE objectively measures an