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Brown & Carlson is competent to handle all areas of workers’ compensation defense litigation.

Brown & Carlson is competent to handle all areas of workers’ compensation defense litigation. Our practice includes, but is not limited to, workers’ compensation defense,  alternative dispute resolution, and workers’ compensation “Coverage B” – employer liability.

I have worked with many of the attorneys at Brown & Carlson over the years.  Our insurance company authorizes us to select any defense law firm we choose.  My company chose Brown & Carlson, P.A. based on case outcomes, quality of service, and industry knowledge.  The attorneys are appropriately aggressive and always professional.  They do an exceptional job of selecting appropriate cases to negotiate and settle, and are thoroughly prepared to try those cases that should be tried.  We are very pleased with our relationship with Brown & Carlson

Tony Hanson

Director of Human Resources, Consolidated Precision Products-Minneapolis

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Workers’ Compensation
The defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of employers and insurers has always been a large part of the firm’s practice. Brown & Carlson’s workers’ compensation attorneys are some of the most dedicated and talented in the State of Minnesota. Employers and their insurers regularly entrust their most difficult cases to the firm.

The firm represents a variety of clients including, large and small companies, self-insured employers, and employers with high retentions. Whether the employer is dealing with a specific traumatic event that caused the injury or a cumulative trauma from repetitive activity, Brown & Carlson has the legal expertise needed to successfully defend the claim.

The firm’s attorneys handle everything from asbestosis to spinal injuries, from death claims to psychological injuries, and everything in between. Each claim is handled on its own merits with individualized attention to detail.

Employers and insurers also turn to the firm for needs collateral to workers compensation claims, including Coverage B matters, as well as subrogation and intervention proceedings.

The firm emphasizes dedication, high quality work product and close communication to provide its clients with the best legal services available. Brown & Carlson’s attorneys have over a decade of experience in evaluating and defending some of the most intricate medical issues and injuries seen in the workplace.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation & Arbitration)
In addition to representing clients in all manner of disputes, several Brown & Carlson attorneys act as mediators and arbitrators in order to assist other parties in resolving their disputes. Conducting mediations is a particular area of expertise at Brown & Carlson. The attorneys who conduct mediations at Brown & Carlson understand that every case, regardless of size or complexity is important to the parties. In addition, Brown & Carlson attorneys understand the importance of conducting efficient, cost-effect mediations in order to assist parties in avoiding the expense and uncertainty of further litigation.


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