What Are Your Biggest Struggles with Workers Compensation Insurance?

Your Frustration: HR & Claims Management

I'm wasting too much time on work comp claims when I have so many other more pressing issues to handle. I am not getting the help I need managing these claims, yet the boss still wants it done now even as I'm buried in recruiting, hiring, retirements, training and benefits.

Get the Support You Need

Minnesota Comp Advisor has the ability and technical expertise to review claims monthly and negotiate with doctors, adjusters and insurance carriers, provide trusted occupational med clinics and 24/7 nurse care line to ensure the employees get the best possible care and recover faster and more fully at work, and provide experienced HR support and tools to help manage claims, reduce injuries and work comp fraud, and keep employees happy and productive. Talk to a work comp specialist today. Click here to schedule.

Meet Shelly Linsday, SPHR, Director of Human Resources
See what our experienced HR expert has to offer: HR Resources


"We consider Minnesota Comp Advisor’s HR expert, Shelly Linsday, to be an invaluable resource. She has reviewed, revised and recommended policies for our employee handbook; advised on difficult employee issues; assisted in our OSHA rate calculations to ensure accurate reporting; and has also taken the time to personally train us on overall workers compensation claims management. She has made us feel a lot more confident about how we manage workers compensation claims and HR issues, and she’s a trusted advisor to our team."

- Todd Montgomery, Controller


Your Frustration: Premium & Experience Mod

The amount of money we are paying for workers compensation insurance is absolutely ridiculous. We're not having more accidents, but we seem to be paying more and more every year. This needs to be fixed now.

Money & Time Saving Analysis

Minnesota Comp Advisor has the expertise to negotiate class codes, work to reduce days away (lost time) from work, actively monitor claims and intervene with doctors and adjusters to keep claim costs low, and review your payroll audit to make sure you are not paying for someone else's mistakes. Talk to a payroll audit and experience mod expert today. Click here to schedule

Meet Mark Kraemer, CIC, CWCA, CSRM, Certified Work Comp Advisor
Find out why work comp is nothing like other insurance: Premiums


"Minnesota Comp Advisor reviewed my processes and through implementation, we captured a large return on our audit, reserves were lowered which resulted in a lower experience mod, and they took the time to educate our local physicians so that our claims will be handled properly in the future. We are thrilled."

- Kim Olson, OwnerLake Region Home Health, New London


Your Frustration: Bid & Quote, Bid & Quote

I've been shopping around the last couple of years. After all that work it seems like we're back to square one. We're still paying way too much for our work comp. There's got to be an easier way.

Put a Proven Process to Work for Your Organizations

Minnesota Comp Advisor does not bid and quote but works with your team to control the variables that drive up the cost of your workers compensation premium, and help lower costs. Talk to a work comp specialist today. Click here to schedule

Meet Mary Wells, Director of Risk Management and Brian Plautz, ARM, SCS, Loss Control and Fraud Prevention Director
Discover what other Minnesota employers are saying about the support and expertise they get from the Minnesota Comp Advisor Team: Resource Center Videos


"We needed help with everything work comp and to drive our mod down. Minnesota Comp Advisor has been instrumental in implementing everything necessary to accomplish our goals. We are looking forward to the second year in a row with a significant decrease."

- Chad Hiepler, Operations and Safety Manager
American Surplus & Mfg. Inc. Ice Castle Fish Houses/RV, Montevideo


Minnesota Comp Advisor is a team of workers compensation experts experienced with helping employers prevent injuries, manage workers compensation claims from start to finish, and reduce the overall cost of your work comp premium.  From payroll audit and experience mod through risk mitigation, claims management, HR support, and prevention, we work with you to effectively manage your work comp program, keep your employees safe and productive, and help you save money on the work comp insurance you need to stay in business. Schedule an appointment with one of our work comp specialists today: Click here to schedule


What Other Minnesota Employers Are Saying About Us

"Minnesota Comp Advisor is an outstanding strategic partner for our work comp and safety awareness, as well as experts in helping with our injury management."

- Bernie Novak, Superintendent
Aitkin School District, Aitkin


"We couldn't manage our work comp craziness without you guys that is 100% for sure!!! You're a HUGE reason our claims are managed effectively."

- Michael R. Johnson, Vice President of Human Resources
Augustana Care, Minneapolis


"Wow!! Right off the starting line, Minnesota Comp Advisor has been rolling out new programs and information that are impactful in our claims and injury management procedures. Nurse line, implementation training, claims and safety resources are just to name a few. They have been beyond helpful in getting our old claims closed & new ones dealt with efficiently. We are very excited we went with this team and look forward to a long relationship and a lower MOD with them!!"

- Jilleen Bigelow, Office Manager
Bigelow & Lennon Construction, LLC, Byron


"I have been very pleased with the quick response and attention to detail from the experts at Minnesota Comp Advisor. They are always there to help and proactive in looking for ways to lower our costs."

0Heidi Powell, Human Resources Supervisor
Bigfork Valley Hospital, Bigfork


"Minnesota Comp Advisor has helped us navigate to lower work comp costs by implementing all the proper processes."

Rick Fox, President & Owner
Crosstown Sign Inc, Ham Lake


"Minnesota Comp Advisor is always watching our employee injuries and come to us when they feel there is an area they can help with. From reporting, mitigation, investigation and providing resources, they are very Proactive and we thank them for that!!ta

- Jeremy Tri, Safety Manager
Custom Iron, Zumbrota


"Thanks to Minnesota Comp Advisor, our mod is at the lowest it's been since 1996. Our mod's dropped 23 points since we started working with them."

- Caity Eggen, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Chief Human Resources Officer
Cuyuna Medical Center, Crosby


" We alerted the folks at Minnesota Comp Advisor and Mary got involved and helped walk us through the variables. With continued persistence, work restrictions were given and another employee is back on the road to a quicker recovery at work. Another medical provider locally is also now on notice that the district is committed to having injured employees recover at work, which is good for the employee, the district and the community."

- Elaine Jahnke, Personnel Manager
Fergus Falls Public Schools, Fergus Falls


"Mary from Minnesota Comp Advisor attended a mediation with us and helped us negotiate the best possible outcome for our injured employee and our school. Her expertise in large claim settlement negotiations, I'm sure, helped save us a bundle. Minnesota Comp Advisor is always looking out for our future exposures and take great care and concern for our overall WC costs."

Larry Martini, Director of Business Services
Forest Lake Area Schools, Forest Lake


"Thank you to [Minnesota Comp Advisor] and The Builders Group for keeping our employees Safe and Aware with their expert help and resources."

- Tammy Washington, HR Director


"We just signed on with Minnesota Comp Advisor and all I can say is WOW, they went to work fast! I'm confident we made the right decision in hiring them and we can't wait to see what more than can do for us!"

- Teri Kurth, Chief Financial Officer
Heartland Tire, Blaine


"The Work Comp 101 training program was brought out to our district and opened the eyes of the district staff. We have noted an instant connection to the facts that were brought out and are looking forward to Minnesota Comp Advisor to shepherd us along to a lower mod and better overall safety in our work place."

- Ashley Olson, Payroll Accountant
Martin County West Schools, Sherburn


"Minnesota Comp Advisor is very hands on and very responsive to all of our needs. They proactively implement their resources and it has resulted in our costs being significantly reduced. I would definitely recommend them."

- Jesse Behke Gomez, MMA, Executive Director
Metropolitan Center for Independent Living, St. Paul


"Thanks to Minnesota Comp Advisors and SFM, who paired up to give our staff safety and work comp training. This helps our supervisors keep our employees and staff educated in the prevention and management of employee injuries."

- Jo Lynn Anderson, Employee Health & Safety RN
Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester


"Minnesota Comp Advisor has assisted us with implementing all of the important procedures and communications. They understand work comp. This is all helping our bottom line. Thanks!"

- Jill Nolan, Business Manager
Pine City Public Schools, Pine City


"Thanks to Minnesota Comp Advisor for their proactive support. Their team of experts share valuable information and supports us in our quest to keep all of our employees safe, healthy and claims free."

- Stacie Vos, Director of Human Resources
Princeton Public Schools, Princeton


"Minnesota Comp Advisors and SFM teamed up to conduct annual safety training to our employees on all three shifts. Partnering with these two organizations has simplified and enhanced our efforts to ensure a safe environment for our greatest assets."

- Lu Ann Parnell, Human Resources Manager
Priority Envelope, Plymouth


"[The Minnesota Comp Advisor Team] has been so proactive and helpful in controlling our work comp program. We are very pleased with Minnesota Comp Advisor and their great staff of experts."

- Karen VanDeVelde
Professional Resource Network Inc, Bigfork


"Minnesota Comp Advisor's HR Resources are invaluable. We needed another set of eyes to review our employee handbook, and they immediately took this to task. We received expert guidance on what was needed in the handbook given current employment laws. Within two weeks, our handbook was returned with recommended written policy revisions, so we didn't have to come up with the verbiage on our own. We couldn't have been more pleased with the quality of the work and how quickly this project was turned around. Minnesota Comp Advisor - you make my job so much easier."

- Tori Payne, HR Manager
Sears Imported Autos, Minnetonka


"Spring Lake Park Schools has truly benefited from the partnership we have with Minnesota Comp Advisor in the day-to-day management of our workers' compensation. Mary Wells, Director of Risk Management at Minnesota Comp Advisor has been one of the key factors within our partnership. Ms. Wells' responsiveness and workers' compensation system knowledge is second to none."

- Ryan Stromberg, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development
Spring Lake Park Schools, Spring Lake Park


" Our products are designed to help people move things efficiently and keep the employees of our customers from getting hurt. We're so impressed with Brian and Shaun and everyone at MN Comp Advisors because they help us make our products better and there always looking for opportunities to keep their customers out of harm's way."

- Tom Van Sickle, General Manager
DJ Product, Little Falls