MN Workers Comp

Minnesota case law summary by Attorney Richard Clem: MN Workers Comp.

Lon F. Gamble, Twin Cities Concrete Products, et al.. MN Workers Comp

Lon F. Gamble, Twin Cities Concrete Products, et al.

In this workers comp case, the Minnesota Supreme Court held:

When an employer fails to give a medical provider notice of its right to intervene in a workers' compensation proceeding, the medical provider is not entitled to automatic payment of unpaid medical charges under Brooks v. A.M.F., Inc., 278 N.W.2d 310 (Minn. 1979), unless the medical provider can show the lack of notice resulted in prejudice.

No. A13-1409 (Minn. Aug. 13, 2014)

Please see the original opinion for the court's exact language.


Richard P. Clem is an attorney and continuing legal education (CLE) provider in Minnesota. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for 25 years. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul and a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota. His reported cases include: Asociacion Nacional de Pescadores a Pequena Escala o Artesanales de Colombia v. Dow Quimica de Colombia, 988 F.2d 559, rehearing denied, 5 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1041 (1994); LaMott v. Apple Valley Health Care Center, 465 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991); Abo el Ela v. State, 468 N.W.2d 580 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991).

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