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WORKERS COMPENSATION

See also COUNCIL; COURT OF APPEALS; INSURANCE; REINSURANCE ASSOCIATION

Access to data

Computer access, public and nonpublic data, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.171

Death or injury reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 176.231, 2005 176.234

Electronic interchange of data, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.171

Medical data, subjects of data, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138

Subjects of data, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.171, 2005 176.138

Accumulated credits, public employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Administration

Costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.603

Loggers and logging industry, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.130

Administrative conferences

Administrative decision, binding, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.511

Continuances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Decisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.106, 2005 176.239, 2005 176.442

Disagreement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Discontinuance of compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239, 2005 176.511

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.106

Interim decision, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.239

Intervenors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.361

Managed care plans, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Requests, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.106, 2005 176.239

Scheduling, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Teleconferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.107

Time limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Advisory committees, see WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURERS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Affidavits of prejudice for cause

Compensation judges, filing against, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.312

Affidavits

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.295, 2005 176.341

Alteration, claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Appeals

Administrative conferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.442

Agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.421, 2005 176.511

Court, see Appeals to under WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT OF APPEALS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.421

Supreme Court, decisions, final, Minn. Statutes 2005 175A.10

Apprentices, compensation rates, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Arbitration, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Attorney fees

Administrative conferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.511

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.421, 2005 176.511

Arbitration, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.191

Employees obstructed from seeking workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Supreme Court, review on certiorari, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.511

Average weekly wage, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Awards

Benefits, prereport interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 549.09

Compensation judges, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.371

Interest, preaward interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 549.09

Local governments or school districts, awards against, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.531

Setting aside upon settlement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.521

Background checks, rehabilitation consultants, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Benefits

Adjustment, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.645

Attachment, exemption from, Minn. Statutes 2005 550.143, 2005 570.025, 2005 570.026

Attorney's summary executions, exemption from, Minn. Statutes 2005 551.05

Cessation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Claims, see same under this topic

Compensation schedules, see same under this topic

Coordination, Environmental Response and Liability Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 115B.05

Death benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.111, 2005 251.053

Defined as income, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.02, 2005 290.067, 2005 290A.03

Dependents' allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.111

Discontinuance of compensation, see same under this topic

Fiscal intermediaries (medical assistance), duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0655

Garnishment, exemption from, Minn. Statutes 2005 550.143, 2005 571.72, 2005 571.912, 2005 571.931, 2005 571.932

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.66

Maintenance benefit, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.35

Medical health care review, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Medicare supplement insurance, exclusion of benefits covered by workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 62A.31

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Schedule, see Compensation schedules under this topic

Supplementary benefits, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Time limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.151

Unclaimed benefits, see ABANDONED AND UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035, 2005 268.085

Waivers, employers, rights of recovery, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Burden of proof

Employers, willful negligence of employee, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.031

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Children

Compensation rates, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Compensation schedules, see same under this topic

Coverage, election, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Dependents' allowance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.091

Chiropractors, continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2005 148.031

City charters, compensation under, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Claims

Administration, workers' compensation self-insurance sureties, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.15

Assignability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.175

Claims over 50,000 dollars, workers' compensation commercial self-insurance groups, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.23

Disputed claims, medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155

Dissolution (businesses), priority, Minn. Statutes 2005 302A.753, 2005 308A.945, 2005 308B.935, 2005 317A.753, 2005 322B.836

Filing, MFIP, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.30

Frivolously denied claims, penalty, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.225

Guardians or conservators, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.521

Information about, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.67, 2005 175.171

Insurance liquidation claims, late filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 60B.37

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Payments to, dependents' allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Preferred claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.175

Presumptions, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.521

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Sequestration of property, order of disposal, Minn. Statutes 2005 316.05

Settlements, see same under this topic

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Collective bargaining agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1812

Compensation judges, see under ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS OFFICE

Compensation schedules

Commercial balers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Commercial threshers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Coverage, election by employers, fee, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Human organs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.105

Independent contractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011, 2005 176.041, 2005 176.042, 2005 176.83

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205, 2005 176.215

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Permanent partial disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Temporary partial compensation, retraining, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Temporary total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101, 2005 176.102

Compromise and settlement, see Settlements under this topic

Conflicts of interest

Rehabilitation consultants, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Contested cases

Birth records, group purchaser data, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.225

Compensation, interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Rehabilitation consultants, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rehabilitation vendors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Contractors

Commercial balers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Commercial threshers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Coverage, election by employers, fee, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Independent contractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011, 2005 176.041, 2005 176.042, 2005 176.83

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205, 2005 176.215

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Contracts and agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Cosmetology, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.182

Coverage

Bomb disposal unit employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.192

Construction bids, Minn. Statutes 2005 181.721

Criminal Apprehension Bureau, employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Harmful substances releases, injury from, Minn. Statutes 2005 115B.05

Medical assistance quality assurance teams, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0952

Minnesota Conservation Corps members, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.965

Student teachers, Minn. Statutes 2005 122A.69, 2005 125A.67

Student trainees, state academies for deaf, blind, Minn. Statutes 2005 125A.67

Volunteers, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.089, 2005 393.07

Criminal Apprehension Bureau

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.19

Daily wage, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Damages

Employee treatment, computer data, improper use, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061, 2005 176.82

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.183

Wrongful death damages, employees' rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Data

Claims experience information, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.67

Computer access and electronic data interchange, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.171

Health care spending data, see Data collection under HEALTH CARE

Insurance trust data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.714

Medical records, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 176.138, 2005 176.155

Death benefits

Dependents, allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.111

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Police, death from tuberculosis, dependents' benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.053

Death or injury reports

Access, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 176.231, 2005 176.234

Health Department, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.234

Insurance companies, see Workers' compensation insurance companies under WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Death

Lawsuits, recovery of compensation, time limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.151

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Reports, see Death or injury reports under this topic

Wrongful death damages, employees' rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Defaults, district court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.451

Definitions

Dependent care credit, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.067

Dependents, allowance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Medical fee review, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Small hospital, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Supplemental Aid Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.35

Dependents

Allowances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111

Rights, vesting, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Depositions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.411

Disability Council, duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.482

Disability determinations, Employment and Economic Development Department, privileged information, Minn. Statutes 2005 268A.04

Disability schedules, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.105

Disaster volunteers, Minn. Statutes 2005 12.22

Disclosure

Birth records, group purchaser data, contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.225

Employees' addresses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.862

Rehabilitation consultants, conflict of interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Discontinuance of compensation

Administrative conferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239, 2005 176.511

Appeals, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081

Attorneys, service on, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Employee's return to work, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.239

Employer's liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.239

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Hearings, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Interim administrative decisions, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.84

Objections, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.239

Orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.238

Petitions for discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.239

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Violations, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.84

Disputes

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.291

Resolution, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.16, 2005 176.261

District court, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.301

Division, see Workers' Compensation Division under LABOR AND INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT

Documents, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.275

Dwellings, remodeling or building, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.137

Eligibility, see Coverage under this topic

Employees

Addresses, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.862

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.341

Arbitration, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Cause for action, medical data, improper use, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138

Death, see same under this topic

Disabled employees, dwellings, building or remodeling, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.137

Discontinuance of compensation, see same under this topic

Foreign, death, procedure for recovery of compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.151

Incapacitated, guardians or conservators, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Injuries, see same under this topic

Medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.541

Minor employees, guardians or conservators, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Notice given, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.141, 2005 176.145

Notice received

Compensation, duration, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Discontinuance of compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Medical records, access, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138

Minnesota workers' compensation system employee information sheet, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Rehabilitation, inappropriate services, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rehabilitation consultations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Request for rehabilitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.139

Treatment, denial of charges, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Physicians, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.391

Public employees, accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Recommendations to, joint labor-management safety committees, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Retirement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061, 2005 176.139, 2005 176.235

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.221

Tuberculosis, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.041 to 2005 251.045, 2005 251.051, 2005 251.052

Employers

Audits and examinations, delayed payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.225

Collective bargaining agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1812

Damages, obstruction, employees seeking compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.111, 2005 176.231

Fraudulent devices, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Grants to, safety recommendations, implementation, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Insolvency of insurer, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.185

Insurer, acting for, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.253

Joint employers, compensation, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.071

Lessors of employees, registration, exemptions, certificates, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.255

Liability, see same under this topic

Light-duty work pools, formation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.108

Loans to, safety recommendations, implementation, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Mail and mailing, injury, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.145

Managed care plans, cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Nonresident, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.295

Notice given

Christian Science treatment, not subject, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Compensation, duration, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Employees, inappropriate rehabilitation services, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Employees, injuries, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.145

Liability, denial, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Request for rehabilitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Temporary total disability, exceeding 13 weeks, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Treatment, denial of charges, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.135, 2005 176.141, 2005 176.145

Obstructing employees seeking compensation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

On-site surveys, assigned risk plans, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Physicians, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.391

Piece workers, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Recommendations to, joint labor-management safety committees, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Refusal to offer continued employment, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Rehabilitation planning, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.129, 2005 176.231

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.253

Third parties, rights of contribution against employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Treatment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.183

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194, 2005 176.225, 2005 176.238

Waivers, benefits, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Workers' Compensation Division employees, acting for, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.261

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.130, 2005 176.194

Evidence

Admissibility, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.34

Employees, retirement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.411

Health care providers, false reports or testimony, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1361

Hearings, see WORKERS COMPENSATION LITIGATION PROCEDURES

Intervention, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.361, 2005 176.83

Medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155

Medical reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.34, 2005 176.155

Exclusions

Coverage, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Employer wellness programs, injuries incurred during, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Harmful substance injuries, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 115B.30

Fines

Denial of liability, violation of notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.84

Discontinuance, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.84

Failure to insure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181

Health care providers, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Medical reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Notice of rights, failure to post, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.139

Payments, failure to make, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Rehabilitation consultants, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Rehabilitation vendors, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.222

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Food stamp employment and training programs

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.051

Forms

Benefit claims, fraud, criminal penalties, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.178

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Fraud

Benefit claims, criminal penalties, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.178

Mistaken payments obtained by, recovery of funds, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.179

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.001, 2005 176.641

Guardians or conservators

Children or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.521

Guardianship and protective proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2005 524.5-501

Hazardous materials incident response, regional response teams, Public Safety Department employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 299A.51

Health benefit plans, health care utilization review, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 62M.02

Health care providers

Change, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Chiropractors, continuing education, Minn. Statutes 2005 148.031

Costs, providers outside managed care plans, employer liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Excessive medical services, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.251, 2005 609.52

General assistance medical care, participation, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0644

Managed care certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Managed care plans, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.1351

Medical assistance, participation, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0644

Medical health care review, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Medical Services Review Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

MinnesotaCare, participation, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0644

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103, 2005 176.135

Orders, sanctions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1361, 2005 176.83

Sanctions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Statement of charges, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Testimony, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1361

Treatment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Treatment standards, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103, 2005 176.1361, 2005 609.52

Hearings, see WORKERS COMPENSATION LITIGATION PROCEDURES

Heirs, rights, vesting, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Hennepin County

County employees as disaster volunteers, county not liable for workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 383B.389

Prison inmates in private corrections industry, Minn. Statutes 2005 383B.126

Indemnity, third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Independent contractors

Commercial balers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Commercial threshers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.011

Coverage, election by employers, fee, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Employee status, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.042

Exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Injuries

Notice requirements, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.141, 2005 176.145, 2005 176.231, 2005 251.043

Special compensation fund, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.129

Tuberculosis employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.043

Insurance trust data, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.714

Interest, benefit payments, liability disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Intervention, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.361, 2005 176.83

Investigations

Conduct, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.411

Evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.411

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.391

Rehabilitation vendors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

State employees, injuries, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.571

Joint employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.071

Judgments

Application for judgment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.451

District court judgments, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.301

Jurisdiction, liability disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Labor and Industry Department

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.17, 2005 176.001 to 2005 176.85

Expenses, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.669

Rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.669, 2005 176.83

Laws, public employees contracting tuberculosis

Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.17

Lawsuits

Arbitration, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Excessive medical fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Failure to insure or self-insure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.031

Inability to serve process, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.295

Obstruction, employees seeking compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Procedures, see WORKERS COMPENSATION LITIGATION PROCEDURES

Third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Time limitations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.151

Uninsured employers, money recovered from, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.183

Willful negligence, burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.031

Legislative findings, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.095

Liability

Apportionment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081, 2005 176.191

Consumer support grants, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2005 256.476

Contractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.215

Counties, alternative care program, volunteers, Minn. Statutes 2005 256B.0913

Denial, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221, 2005 176.84

Determination, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136, 2005 176.191, 2005 176.215

Disability ratings outside managed care plans, fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Disputes, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Employees, self-inflicted injury or intoxication, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Employers

Denial, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221, 2005 176.84

Disabled employees, remodeling or building of residence, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.137

Fraudulent avoidance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Liability exclusive, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.031

Obstruction, employees seeking compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Occupational injuries and illnesses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.66

Preinjury wages, refusal to offer continued employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Third persons, acts or omissions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.211

Treatment costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.136

Equitable apportionment, when allowed, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Farm laborers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.051

Fees, providers outside managed care plans, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Household workers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.051

Insurers, occupational injuries and illnesses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.66

Limitation, exception, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Medical fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Permanent partial compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Primary liability, denial, administrative conference, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.106

Rehabilitation consultant costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rehabilitation costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.104

State employees, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.561

Subcontractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.215

Third party, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061, 2005 176.211

Liens

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081

Rehabilitation costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.104

Light-duty work pools, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.108

Mail and mailing, petitions, service, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.305

Maintenance benefit

Workers' compensation defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.35

Managed care plans or organizations, see under HEALTH AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Mediation, teleconferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.107

Medical care

Examinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136, 2005 176.155, 2005 176.541

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Medical health care review, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Providers, see Health care providers under this topic

Treatment, see same under this topic

Medical examinations

Employer's physician, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.541

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155

State employees, claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.541

Medical fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Medical health care review, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Medical records

Access to data, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138, 2005 176.155

Classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.791, 2005 176.138

Discontinuance of compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Military Affairs Department, insurance

Permission to purchase, Minn. Statutes 2005 15.38

Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 423C.11

Motions, intervention, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.361

Nonresident employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.295

North Dakota employees, temporary work in Minnesota, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Occupational safety and health law, interpretation, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.671

Orders

Compensation, discontinuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.238

Guardians and conservators, appointment, minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Health care providers, sanctions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Medical examinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155

Recovery of funds, mistaken payments obtained by fraud, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.179

Partial disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.095

Payments by employers or insurers

Additional awards, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.225, 2005 176.231

Additional payments, refusal to offer continued employment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.82

Adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.645

Administrative conferences, payments through, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.239

Attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081

Business expenses allowed, MFIP self-employed participants, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.37

Change, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1321

Commencement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.221

Contested cases, interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Death, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Defaults, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.451

Denial of liability, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Duluth Teachers Retirement Fund Association, service credit, Minn. Statutes 2005 354A.108

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.251

Full wages, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Indemnity losses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.129

Interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221, 2005 176.225

Joint employers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.071

Lump sum payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092, 2005 176.101, 2005 176.129, 2005 176.165

Method, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Minnesota State Retirement System, allowable service credit payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 352.01, 2005 352.23

Mistaken payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.179

Multiple employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Offset from employment earnings, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Offset to retirement plan disability benefits

Local government correctional service retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2005 353E.06

Local relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2005 353B.08, 2005 423A.14

Minneapolis employees retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 422A.18

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

MSRS correctional employees retirement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 352.95

Public employees police and fire fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.656

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.33

State Patrol retirement fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Teachers retirement, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Duluth, Minn. Statutes 2005 354A.36

Unclassified employees retirement, Minn. Statutes 2005 352D.065

Offset to retirement plan survivor benefits, Minn. Statutes 2005 352B.11, 2005 353.657

Order of preference for workers' compensation payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 577.08

Overpayments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.179

Penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221, 2005 176.225

Permanent partial compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.092, 2005 176.101, 2005 176.221

Permanent total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.092

Postponement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Private workers' compensation self-insurers, failure to pay, workers' compensation self-insurance security deposits, use, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.04

Prompt payment of claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.223

Receipts, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.245

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.231

Settlements, see same under this topic

Special compensation fund, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.129

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.581, 2005 176.591, 2005 176.603, 2005 176.611

Supervision, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.251

Supplementary compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Temporary payments, public employees, PERA service credit authorized, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Trustees, payments to, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.171

Permanent functional disability

Compensation schedules, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Disability schedules, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.105

Permanent partial compensation

Compensation schedules, see same under this topic

Disability ratings, medical evidence, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Disability schedule, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.105

Medical reports, employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021, 2005 176.092, 2005 176.101, 2005 176.221

Right, vesting, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Permanent partial disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Permanent total compensation

Benefits, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.645

Compensation schedules, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Discontinuance of compensation, see same under this topic

Minor or incapacitated employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Right, vesting, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Supplementary benefits, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Treatment, see same under this topic

Permanent total disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Petitions

Answers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.321, 2005 176.331

Compensation judges, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.312, 2005 176.371

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.305

Proceedings, initiation, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.271

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Pharmacies, employer designated, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Physicians and surgeons, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.155, 2005 176.391

Policy of state, questions of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.325

Prehearing conferences, continuance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.341

Presumptions

Employees, retirement, rebuttable presumption, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Guardians of minors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.092

Privacy of communications, see Medical records under this topic

Proceedings

Dispute resolution, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.16, 2005 176.261

Documents, filing, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.275

Petitions to initiate, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.271

Service of process, see same under this topic

Workers' Compensation Division employees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.261

Public information and education programs, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Public Safety Department, regional hazardous materials response teams, Minn. Statutes 2005 299A.51

Questions of law, certified questions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.325

Recipients

Area learning centers, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.06

Graduation incentives program, area learning centers, Minn. Statutes 2005 123A.06

Health maintenance organizations, coverage, refusal to renew, Minn. Statutes 2005 62D.12

High school graduation incentives program, see Graduation incentives program under SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Temporary disability, unemployment insurance base period, extension, Minn. Statutes 2005 268.035

Rehabilitation consultants

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.1041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.83

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Vocational rehabilitation unit, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.104

Rehabilitation review panel

Consulting, rulemaking, excessive medical services, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Members, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.351

Rules of procedure, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.103

Rehabilitation

Consultants, see Rehabilitation consultants under this topic

Excessive services, Medical Services Review Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Federal jobs tax credit certification program, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Health care providers, see same under this topic

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.104

Review panel, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.103, 2005 176.351, 2005 176.83

Small claims, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.2615

Standards, study, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Treatment, see same under this topic

Vendors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.1041, 2005 176.136

Remedies, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.051

Reports about

Diagnostic imaging facilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.565

Health care review organizations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Local relief associations, amounts due, Minn. Statutes 2005 423A.14

Services, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Research, Workers' Compensation Council executive director, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.007

Rights, notice, posting, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.139

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Safety committees, Minn. Statutes 2005 182.676

Salary, workers' compensation payments, exclusion from definition

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2005 352.01

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 353.01

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2005 354.05

Schedules, see Compensation schedules under this topic

Self-insurance, see WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE

Service of process

Defaults, notice of application for judgment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.451

Dispute petitions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.291

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.285, 2005 176.305

Inability to serve process, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.295

Petitions, answers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.321

Proof, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.275, 2005 176.285

Service by publication, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.295

Settlement conferences

Appearance, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.305

Continuances, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.341

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.306

Requests for, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.321

Summary decisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.305

Teleconferences, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.107

Settlements

Assignability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.175

Attorney fees, see same under this topic

Before hearing, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081

Benefits, employers' rights of recovery, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Conferences, see Settlement conferences under this topic

Employers, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.522

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.521

Insurer, notice given, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.522

Minnesota Insurance Guaranty Association, limitation of amount, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 60C.21

Special compensation fund, denial of liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.129

Summary decisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.305

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.081

Severability of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.651

Small claims court, Labor and Industry Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.2615

Social Security disability determination program

Contested case procedure, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 14.03

Soil and water conservation districts, authorization, Minn. Statutes 2005 103C.331

Special compensation fund, see SPECIAL COMPENSATION FUND

State employees

Claims, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.04, 2005 176.571

Claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.541

Criminal Apprehension Bureau, employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.19

Disaster volunteer leave, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.185

Insurance carriers, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.572

Insurance policies, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.23

Investigations, injuries, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.571

Notice received, claims, determinations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.571

Payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.581, 2005 176.591, 2005 176.603, 2005 176.611

Tuberculosis, care and compensation, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.041 to 2005 251.045

State fund mutual insurance company, Minn. Statutes 2005 79.36, 2005 290.05, 2005 297I.05

Stipulation

Decisions based on, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.322

Intervention, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.361

Structured settlements, Minn. Statutes 2005 549.34

Subcontractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205

Subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.351

Subrogation

Subcontractors, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.215

Third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Subsequent disability, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Supplementary benefits, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.83

Temporary partial compensation

Benefits, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.645

Compensation, commencement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.121

Discontinuance of compensation, see same under this topic

Liability, see same under this topic

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Permanent partial compensation, payments for, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Temporary partial disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Temporary total compensation

Benefits, adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.645

Compensation

Commencement, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.121

Payments by employers or insurers, see same under this topic

Compensation schedules, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101, 2005 176.102

Discontinuance of compensation, see same under this topic

Duration, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Employees, retirement, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Retirement, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Temporary total disability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.101

Testimony, health care providers, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1361

Third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061, 2005 176.211

Total disability

Compensation schedules, see same under this topic

Legislative findings, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.095

Treatment

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.136

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135

Health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.1361

Managed care, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.135, 2005 176.1351

Medical records, see same under this topic

Physical rehabilitation, deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Small claims, eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.2615

Trustees, see Payments by employers or insurers under this topic

Tuberculosis

Contracted by employees of state institutions, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.041, 2005 251.042

Contracted by police officers during performance of duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.042, 2005 251.051, 2005 251.052

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.041 to 2005 251.045

Treatment, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 251.043

Violations and penalties

Appeals, see same under this topic

Claims, payment violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Contractors, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.205, 2005 176.215

Denial of liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194, 2005 176.84

Discontinuance, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238, 2005 176.84

Discontinuance of compensation, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.238

Employees with preexisting physical impairments, disclosure for discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1311

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102, 2005 176.225

Failure to insure, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.181

Fraud and illegal practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.178, 2005 176.179

Generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.191

Health care providers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.1351, 2005 176.1361

Inquiries, failure to respond, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Insurers, request for rehabilitation, notice, failure to give, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Licenses, revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Medical records, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.138, 2005 176.231

Noncompliance, workers' compensation commercial self-insurance groups, Minn. Statutes 2005 79A.25

Nonpayment, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.221

Referral to Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Rehabilitation consultants, generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Rehabilitation vendors, generally, fines, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.041

Request for rehabilitation, notice, failure to give, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.194

Subcontractors, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.215

Uninsured employers, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.183

Void agreements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.021

Volunteer firefighters, state employees volunteers, Minn. Statutes 2005 43A.321

Volunteers

Disaster volunteers, Minn. Statutes 2005 12.22

Waivers

Benefits, employers' rights of recovery, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.061

Rehabilitation services, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.102

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2005 176.351

Workers' compensation agreements

Effect of construction contracts, Minn. Statutes 2005 337.04

Workers' Compensation Council executive director

Duties, monitoring, Minn. Statutes 2005 175.007

Workers' Compensation Division, see under LABOR AND INDUSTRY DEPARTMENT

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