Gerald W. Bosch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Arden Hills, MN

Bosch Law Firm
 | 6 Pine Tree Dr, Suite 200
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Phone: 651-243-2877
Fax: 651-333-8301
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2008, 2017 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 1999, 2001 - 2002
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
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Attorney Profile

Founder of the Bosch Law Firm, Ltd., Gerald W. Bosch handles workers’ compensation cases in the state of Minnesota. A passionate representative of injured workers, he handles work injuries such as tears, breaks, strains, sprains and herniated discs. These injuries are often caused by unsafe work environments, slip-and-fall incidents, exposure to hazardous chemicals, car or truck accidents, overexertion in lifting, repetitive action, being struck by equipment or objects, or assaults by another person.

Mr. Bosch is admitted to practice in the state of Minnesota and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Office of Administrative Hearings and the Minnesota Supreme Court. Mpls.St. Paul Magazine named him a Top Attorney in Minnesota, and the U.S. News & World Report included him on their list of Best Lawyers in America in 2020.

At the University of St. Thomas, Mr. Bosch graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Philosophy before moving on to the Mitchell Hamline School of Law. In 1995, he graduated with his Juris Doctor and has recovered millions of dollars for his injured clients over almost three decades.

For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated, the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. In 2018, he was appointed to the Minnesota Department of Human Services Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council, and he shares what he has learned as an attorney with writings and lectures for the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Symposium on workers’ compensation and personal injury.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2002 - 2008, 2017 - 2021 Rising Stars: 1999, 2001 - 2002

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About Gerald Bosch

Admitted: 1993, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://www.bosch-law.com/attorneys/gerald-w-bosch/

Honors/Awards:

  • "AV Peer Review Rated" by Martindale-Hubbell, Highest Level of Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Included in list of "Best Law Firms in Minnesota", U.S. News & World Report, November 2019, 2019
  • Included in list of "Best Lawyers in America", Best Lawyers, August 2020, 2020
  • Included in list of "Top Attorneys in Minnesota", Mpls St. Paul Magazine, 2020
  • Minnesota "Top 40" Workers Compensation Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • State of Minnesota: Supreme Court, District Courts, and Office of Administrative Hearings, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Appointed member of the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Counsel, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Workers' Compensation, Guest Lecturer at the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium, 2019
  • Scheduled Lecturer at the annual Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium, Scheduled Lecturer at the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium, 2020
  • Guest Lecturer and Speaker at the 2014 Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium discussing the impact and ramifications of a recent significant Minnesota Supreme Court workers' compensation case, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Symposium

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $300,000 mediated lump sum settlement of a denied claim arising out of a semi-tractor trailer crash occurring in another state. Employer denied employment relationship, asserting client was an independent contractor. Additionally, the employer and insurer resolved extensive medical intervention claims. The settlement also included an assignment to the employee of the employer and insurer's potential subrogation rights per Minn. Stat. Sec. 176.061 relative to the third party claim, 2020
  • $276,000 mediated settlement of denied claim for dependency benefits for surviving spouse. Decedent previously settled his disputed claims for $185,000. We were able to establish the decedent died from complications of his injury, 2020
  • $125,000 settlement of denied claim for production worker who developed Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome after minor injury, 2020
  • $180,000 settlement of a denied claim involving a minor abrasion that later developed into a significant infection. There were factual disputes regarding whether the abrasion incident even occurred at work and complicated medical causation issues related to the infection, 2019
  • Trial verdict for a security guard awarding vocational rehabilitation services and excluding a reimbursement request by the long term disability insurer who had paid many months of benefits, effectively resulting in a double recovery, 2019
  • Favorable resolution of a strange dispute. The insurer alleged our client wrongfully received her husband's wage loss benefits for almost a year after his death. After investigation, we alleged there was much larger claim for in-home nursing services she provided to her husband while he was alive, 2020
  • Trial verdict for food service worker at MSP whose benefits were denied based on an "independent medical evaluation" report. The judge awarded all claimed benefits, 2019
  • $500,000 mediated settlement for paramedic with traumatic injuries, 2020
  • $300,000 recovery for truck driver injured in a crash that occurred out of state, plus payment of very significant medical treatment expense. Employer denied employment relationship, arguing employee was an independent contractor, 2020
  • $122,960 workers' compensation for a painter/sandblaster who injured a finger on the job
  • Favorable trial verdict on a denied workers compensation claim, establishing primary liability for the employee's injuries and her entitlement to workers' compensation benefits. This case was litigated through trial and also appeals to the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, and Minnesota Supreme Court. The dollar amount recovered for the employee was significant plus much more in medical expense, 2012
  • $120,000 recovery for undocumented restaurant worker with a wrist injury after all weekly temporary total disability and permanent partial disability benefits were paid, 2015
  • Prevailed at a full evidentiary hearing on a claim for denied shoulder surgery as well as a denied consequential injury to her other shoulder that also needed surgery. This case has been briefed at the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, 2018
  • $148,000 workers' compensation for a licensed practical nurse unable to work because of a back injury
  • Successful Petition to Vacate prior settlement at the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals. The employee recovered an additional $275,000, 2014
  • $315,000 settlement following a trial, multiple administrative conferences and mediations, for a retired police officer injured in the line of duty. Long term representation of this wonderful individual and his spouse lasted well over 10 years. The claim included determination of Permanent and Total Disability status, complicated coordination of various benefits including ongoing workers compensation benefits, Supplementary Benefits, Simultaneous Injury Factor benefits, and PERA / Police Relief Pension benefits, as well as cost of nursing services provided by the employee's spouse. Another client that I now consider a life-long friend, 2016
  • Established ongoing entitlement to various denied workers' compensation benefits at a full evidentiary hearing before a compensation judge a the Office of Administrative Hearings. The client continues to receive wage loss and medical benefits arising out of her injury, 2017
  • $108,500 workers' compensation for a major retailer's team member restricted from returning to work
  • $296,000 recovery for an injured worker who suffered a complicated post-surgical infection following a routine surgery for a wrist injury, 2016
  • Successfully established primary liability, entitlement to wage loss, medical and permanent partial disability benefits at a contested evidentiary hearing at the Office of Administrative Hearing. Employer and insurer appealed to the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals and the judge's decision was upheld, 2018

Representative Clients:

  • Injured workers throughout the United States for injuries sustained in Minnesota or for Minnesota employers
  • Our office is able to make accommodations to comply with best practices related to the Covid pandemic, including virtual meetings, depositions, and court appearances, 2020
  • Injured workers throughout the entire State of Minnesota. Meetings and court events are conducted outstate in person, by video, and by phone

Educational Background:

  • College of St. Thomas. BA in Biology and Philosophy, 1989
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Office Location for Gerald W. Bosch

6 Pine Tree Dr
Suite 200
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Phone: 651-243-2877

Fax: 651-333-8301

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Last Updated: 4/21/2021

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