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443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155 • 651-284-5005 • www.dli.mn.gov Attorney fees in workers’ compensation This document contains general information. It is not legal advice. Every situation is different and other laws might apply to your situation. If you have questions, contact an attorney, visit the Department of Labor and Industry website at www.dli.mn.gov/business/workers-compensation-businesses or call the Workers’ Compensation Division Help Desk at 651-284-5005 (press 3) or 800-342-5354 (press 3). The law governing the payment of attorney fees in workers’ compensation disputes has changed over time. The date of injury and the effective dates of these changes affect the permissible amount of attorney fees. This information sheet addresses attorney fees that are available for dates of injury occurring from Oct. 1, 1992, through Sept. 30, 2013, and from Oct. 1, 2013, to the present. Most of the requirements for payment of attorney fees are in Minnesota Statutes, section 176.0...