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How does an OSHA violation affect your rights after an injury?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is in charge of enforcing safety regulations in the workplace. Most of the time, employers do their best to live up to their obligations, but there are times when an employer is negligent -- even willfully so.

Minnesota Supreme Court gives injured workers new options

For the last 30 years, injured workers in Minnesota who were discriminated against after their injury were pretty much out of options once they settled their workers' compensation claim. A state Supreme Court ruling known as the "Karst" decision barred injured workers from filing claims for discrimination through the Minnesota Human Right Act under the idea that they would be "double-dipping," or collecting payment twice for the same injury.

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