Legal Question in Workers Comp in Minnesota

How do I ask for compensation for a large scar left on my hand from a crushing injury at work without a lawyer. They have been paying for my medical bills but now a large scar is left on the top of my hand.

Asked on 1/07/10, 5:40 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

J. Chris Carpenter Chesley Kroon Chambers and Harvey

To maximize your recovery, you would be wise to have an attorney. You can ask your doctor to give you a permanent partial disability rating, but I would not do so without the advice of an attorney. This coudl undermine your claim.

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Answered on 1/12/10, 6:15 am

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