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 Harvey and Carpenter

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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