Should Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Cover Medical Marijuana?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in Minnesota and around the world. Of course, it impacts the daily lives of many Minnesotans, but there are a few stand-out issues still impacted by the pandemic – issues like workers’ compensation.

Here is what you need to know about the latest workers’ compensation extensions due to COVID. This includes whether the government views medical marijuana as a valid or invalid expense in workers’ compensation claims.

Workers’ Compensation Changes

In Minnesota, workers’ compensation laws have recently been amended. How?

For certain workers, the law now includes a presumption of liability when a worker tests positive for COVID-19. Under Minnesota’s occupational disease statute, this new provision creates a presumption if COVID-19 is contracted [...]


Northern Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Getting injured on the job in Minnesota can be overwhelming and complicated. It’s important that if you’ve been injured at work, you get the care and treatment you need. At LaCourse, Poole & Envall, P.A., our experienced worker’s compensation lawyers located in Duluth have over 60 years of combined experience.

At LaCourse, Poole & Envall, P.A., we understand it’s difficult to ask for help when injured. Make no mistake, though, insurance companies are not looking out for your best interests. If you have been in an accident, our personal injury attorneys and workers’ compensation lawyers in Duluth, MN will fight for what’s fair. We’ve helped thousands of injured individuals that have been in your same shoes throughout Duluth, Virginia, Hibbing, [...]