Employees in Minnesota may benefit from learning more about workers' compensation coverage, as described by the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry. Minnesota statues require all employers conducting business in the state to provide benefits for employees that suffer injuries on the job. The state defines employees as people who perform services for another in exchange for hire, this includes workers who are non-citizens, part-timers and juveniles as well.
A man who suffered severe burns when he was sprayed by scalding beet juice at American Crystal Sugar is suing the company for negligence. The incident occurred at the East Grand Forks plant on Jan. 29, 2013.