Minneapolis

Unpaid Hourly Wages in Minnesota

by Chris Kuhlman on February 5, 2016

If you are a “nonexempt” employee, your employer has to pay you for all the time you have worked. But what counts as “work” can get tricky, and employers may try to weasel their way out of paying full hourly wages or overtime. In Minnesota, the minimum wage is $7.25 per hour for small employers […]

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by Chris Kuhlman on February 5, 2016

Anaphylaxis (allergic reactions) and Minnesota Medical Malpractice

by Chris Kuhlman on January 15, 2016

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that occurs quickly after a sensitive person is exposed to an allergic trigger, and if not treated quickly and correctly, it is often life-threatening. Common allergens that trigger anaphylaxis, usually at the second or later exposure to the allergen, involve certain foods, latex, medication, insect stings. It can also […]

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by Chris Kuhlman on January 15, 2016

Malignant Hyperthermia

by Chris Kuhlman on September 18, 2015

Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a life-threatening reaction to general anesthesia. If not treated immediately, it can kill an otherwise healthy patient on the operating table. A survivor of a malignant hyperthermia episode may be left with injury to various vital organs, including the brain, as well as muscle impairment. In a malignant hyperthermia crisis, the […]

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by Chris Kuhlman on September 18, 2015