PERA and Union Updates with Pizza and Ron Meuser

Earlier this week, Ron Meuser, Founder of Meuser Law Office, P.A., was invited to speak at the gathering hosted by the Minnesota Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS) held at the Clay County Enforcement Center in Moorhead, Minnesota. The members enjoyed tasty pizza while learning important union updates from representatives for LELS as well as MMPOA and a presentation from Ron Meuser, an attorney whose practice concentrates in Minnesota workers’ compensation and PERA disability claims.

Founded in 1977, Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. is Minnesota’s largest law enforcement labor union specializing in representing law enforcement personnel. The mission of Law Enforcement Labor Services is to represent the interests and priorities of its members. LELS provides professional representation and advocates for its members in areas such as:

  • Legal matters
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Negotiating safer working conditions

Members from various agencies such as the Moorhead PD, Dilworth PD, Clay County, Otter Tail County, and Moorhead Fire were in attendance. Ron’s presentation centered on what to do and what benefits you’re entitled to, should you become injured in the line of duty. He detailed the complex issues our first responders face when they are dealing with an injury sustained on the job. Topics included the types of benefits our state’s first responders have available if injured in the line of duty, including workers’ compensation, PERA Police and Fire Duty Disability, PTSD and Continuation of Health Insurance Benefits Minn. Stat § 299A.465.The informative presentation concluded withan in-depth Q&A session with the agency members in attendance.

Meuser Law Office, P.A. is one of the few workers’ compensation law firms in the state of Minnesota that also handles PERA and MSRS disability claims. We’ve successfully represented hundreds of the state’s first responders for both work comp and PERA/MSRS disability claims. Sitting down with us to learn more about your potential claim is a lot like financial planning. We can explain what rights you have and make recommendations to you in terms of how to best protect your rights to those benefits. The knowledgeable attorneys at Meuser Law Office, P.A. can help you navigate an often-complex process. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation by calling 1-877-746-5680.