Minnesota PERA/MSRS Disability Lawyers

Are you a Minnesota Police Officer, State Trooper, Firefighter or Correctional Officer injured in the line of duty? If the answer is yes, it’s crucial that you work with an attorney who is experienced in both workers’ compensation and PERA/MSRS duty disability claims. 

In Minnesota, PERA and MSRS provide special disability benefits, including health insurance through the age of 65 for you and your family, if you have been injured on the job. This is a benefit that is provided to first responders in recognition of the difficult and dangerous work that they do for us every day. These PERA/MSRS benefits are payable in addition to workers’ compensation, subject to a complex set of rules and regulations.

Osterbauer Law Firm has personally worked on hundreds of PERA/MSRS claims for injured Minnesota Police Officers, Firefighters, and Correctional Officers. Osterbauer Law Firm understands both workers’ compensation and PERA/MSRS disability claims and how to best coordinate your benefits to maximize the total amount of money you will receive from all sources. 

Why choose Osterbauer Law Firm?

There are a few Minnesota law firms that advertise that they can assist you with your PERA/MSRS disability claims. When choosing an attorney, it is important that you chose an attorney that will fight for you, and not just their firm’s bottom-line. These are some of the factors you should consider before retaining a PERA/MSRS attorney.

Individual Attention. Osterbauer Law Firm’s past clients will tell you that they care about each person and claim individually. When you retain Osterbauer Law Firm, you will work with them directly, and you won’t be passed onto a lower-level associate or paralegal. They will know your claim inside and out because they will be working with you, from the beginning of your claim until the end. Using this detailed knowledge, Osterbauer Law Firm will work to maximize your PERA/MSRS disability and workers’ compensation claims by looking at the individual circumstances of your case. It is their belief that there is no “one size fits all method” to PERA/MSRS disability or workers’ compensation claims. 

Responsiveness. Osterbauer Law Firm gives each of their clients their personal cellphone numbers so they can be responsive and properly guide their clients through what is likely the most challenging time of their lives. They understand that it is important to be able to contact your attorney and do their utmost to be accessible to their clients, even after normal business hours.

Experience. Osterbauer Law Firm has successfully litigated workers’ compensation and PERA/MSRS disability cases, conducted expert depositions, and procured benefits for hundreds of Minnesota Police Officers, Firefighters and Correctional Officers. Given their experience and winning track record, you can rest assured that they understand how to properly secure your benefits, advise you effectively, and safeguard your claims from potential appeal. When hiring an attorney, you want someone who is both willing and able to try your case, if necessary. At Osterbauer Law Firm, they front all of the costs of litigation, and they are not afraid to spend the time and money necessary to successfully litigate your claims.  

Financial Security. When you retain Osterbauer Law Office for your PERA/MSRS disability claims, you will never have to pay any money down. They know that when people sustain injuries at work, they don’t have extra money to pay lawyers. Therefore, they will work with you to make sure that the cost of your representation is fair and financially feasible for you. Osterbauer Law Firm also doesn’t like to lose. In fact, over the years of practice, they’ve never lost a workers’ compensation hearing or a Minn. Stat. Sec. 299A.465 healthcare appeal. Osterbauer Law Firm is so confident in their ability to succeed on your PERA/MSRS case that they will handle your claims on a contingency fee basis. This means that they won’t get paid unless they successfully secure PERA/MSRS disability benefits for you.

If you have questions, please contact Osterbauer Law Firm at (612)334-3434, or contact us online today for a free initial consultation. They can answer your PERA/MSRS questions informally over the phone or meet with you in person for a free, no-obligation consultation. When you need help, Osterbauer Law Firm is here to help you find solutions and regain peace of mind.