State News : Minnesota

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

Select a state from the dropdown menu below to scroll through the state specific archives for updates and opinions on various workers’ compensation laws in your state.

Contact information for NWCDN members is also located on the state specific links in the event you have additional questions or your company is seeking a workers’ compensation lawyer in your state.


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Cousineau, Waldhauser & Kieselbach is proud to announce that James Waldhauser, Thomas Kieselbach, Mark Kleinschmidt, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Whitney Teel, and Thomas Coleman have all been recognized on the Minnesota Best Lawyers List for 2021. Click here for the 2021 Best Lawyers in the Midwest Publication (see page 65 for the list).

In addition, we are proud to announce that James Waldhauser, Thomas Kieselbach, and Jennifer Fitzgerald have been selected as 2021 Super Lawyers, and Elizabeth Cox and Parker Olson have been selected as Rising Stars for 2021. Click here for the 2021 Super Lawyers Publication (see page 54 for the list).

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Best Lawyers' methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers employs a system of peer review, feedback, and analysis for all attorneys nominated for this honor. See the Best Lawyers Website for more information.

Super Lawyers is a rating service for outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research, and selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Designation as a Super Lawyer is awarded annually to only 5% of the licensed, active lawyers in Minnesota. Designation as a Rising Star is awarded annually to no more than 2.5% of licensed, active lawyers in the state. For more information, see the Super Lawyers website.