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Why does it matter in which state I make my bodily injury claim?

The laws governing the rights of an injured worker, motorist, or customer are specific the each of the 50 states, differing from those of the other states in many important respects.  As a law firm specializing in bodily injury claims and workers compensation law located in Duluth, MN, Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer are unique…

202101.05
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Increase in fatal work injuries in Minnesota in 2019

The State of Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has reported an increase in fatal work injuries for the year 2019. The statistics on such events were gathered by the Bureau of Labor Statistics with the U. S. Department of Labor as part of the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. The jobs recording the…

202004.22
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Beginning a new job and the risk of an injury

On the one hand, starting a new job is often very exciting and opens up new opportunities. At the same time, this also presents challenges for many people, from stress and sleep loss to adjusting to new schedules. For many reasons, beginning a new job is difficult and even potentially dangerous, in some instances.  Many…

202004.08
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The link between firefighting and cancer

Most modern professions are dangerous in some way or another, but today’s firefighters face especially hazardous work environments that place them at risk for a wide range of work-related injuries and illnesses. If you count yourself among those who make your living working as a firefighter, it is important that you understand how your profession…