Change to Minnesota’s Workers’ Compensation Benefits – PTSD

As we enter a new year, new statutes are taking effect. One of those changes affects the Minnesota workers’ compensation area. What is this new law? Under the new statute, it is determined that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be considered an occupational disease in certain employment areas effective for employees with dates of injury on or after Jan. 1, 2019. The changes to the workers’ compensation statute include that if an employee, from the listed occupations below, is … Continued