August 30, 2016 by hhmkcj in Case Updates, News

Ryan v. Potlatch – Supreme Court Rules that Workers’ Compensation Settlement Agreements May Close Out Conditions Reasonably Contemplated at the Time of the Agreement.

In Ryan v. Potlach, The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that a workers’ compensation settlement agreement may close out not only work-related injury that is the subject of the agreement, but also complications or conditions that can be reasonably contemplated at the time of the agreement. In Ryan, Virgenia Ryan suffered

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August 17, 2016 by hhmkcj in News

Gregg Johnson included in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Congratulations to Gregg Johnson on being selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible,

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July 06, 2016 by hhmkcj in News

Jay Hartman & Gregg Johnson named Super Lawyers-Joshua Steinbrecher named Rising Star

Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson is proud to announce that Jay Hartman and Gregg Johnson have been selected as 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Josh Steinbrecher has been selected as a 2016 Minnesota Rising Star. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Super Lawyers

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December 01, 2015 by hhmkcj in News
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Heacox Hartman Awarded One of the Best Law Firms for 2016

We are proud to announce that Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson has been named one of U.S. News “Best Law Firms” for 2016. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer

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November 04, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

2015 Seminar Materials

  Below are the links for all material that will be covered at our seminar on November 5, 2015. A Practical Approach for Adjusters Using the Long-Term Opioid Treatment Parameters Codified in Minn R 5221 6110 Minnesota Rule 5221 6110 (Long-Term Treatment with Opioid Analgesic Medicaiton) (1) Top 5 Tips

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October 15, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

2015 Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson Seminar

Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff, and Johnson, P.A., is pleased to announce their 2015 Fall Seminar, Thursday, November 5, 2015, at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Please download invitation for further details. Seminar Invitation

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September 03, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

MIND GAMES: UNDERSTANDING MENTAL INJURIES FOLLOWING RECENT CHANGES TO THE MINNESOTA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT

http://web.wmitchell.edu/law-review/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/4.-Atchison_Website.pdf    

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September 01, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

Supreme Court Decides PPD Rating Used To Determine Eligibility For PTD Must Affect Employability

In Allan v. R.D. Offutt Co., the Minnesota Supreme Court, relying on the plan language of Minn. Stat. § 176.101, subd. 5(2), reversed the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals’ holding that, when determining eligibility for permanent total disability benefits, any disability may contribute to the employee’s permanent partial disability rating,

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July 14, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

2015 Workers’ Compensation Statute Revisions

Legislation was recently passed and signed into law by Governor Mark Dayton that may cut workers’ compensation inpatient hospital costs by 10 to 15 percent. The newly passed law will require the Minnesota’s workers’ compensation system to use the same payment system that Medicare uses to reimburse hospitals.  The law

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July 08, 2015 by hhmkcj in News

Supreme Court Decides That Intervenors Must Appear, In Person, At Conferences And Hearings

In Sumner v. Jim Lupient Infiniti, the Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed the denial of the intervention claims as the intervenors failed to attend the hearing before the compensation judge.  In the decision, the Court relied of the plain language of Minn. Stat. § 176.361, subd. 4: Unless a stipulation has

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