The Minnesota workers compensation system provides necessary health and safety protections for workers while limiting personal injury liability for the companies that employ them. If the system is to work effectively for all who rely on it, participants must act in good faith. Fraudulent claims and bad faith denials of legitimate claims are corrosive acts that undermine the vital safeguards to industry upon which our prosperity depends. For more than 30 years, Steven C. O’Tool, Attorney at Law, P.A. has represented injured workers and insurers in workers compensation appeals and benefits negotiations. Our vigorous advocacy serves the interests of our clients and the welfare of all Minnesotans.
If your employment activities have caused, aggravated or accelerated a painful condition, you are entitled to workers compensation benefits, including:
These benefits are available for traumatic injuries, gradual injuries or occupational diseases. If your benefits claim has been denied, or your benefit payments have been discontinued, you face a complex appeal process. You need a knowledgeable workers comp lawyer in Eagan, Minnesota to guide you through the process. Steven C. O’Tool, Attorney at Law, P.A. drafts appeals, represents workers at hearings and negotiates final settlements of workers compensation disability claims.
Fraud is theft by deception. Any person who misrepresents the material facts of a supposed injury in order to receive workers compensation benefits to which they are not entitled has stolen from the insurer. The first step to exposing fraud is defending the denial of a suspicious insurance claim. Trial lawyer Steve O’Tool cut his teeth as an insurance defense attorney in Eagan. He has vast experience managing complex litigation brought to a verdict before a judge or jury. A firm negotiator, Steve also represents insurers in settlements for permanently disabled workers.
For capable representation in Minnesota workers compensation cases, visit Steven C. O’Tool, Attorney at Law, P.A. today. To schedule a consultation, call us at 651-882-1717 or contact our Eagan office online.