COVID-19 has changed the way Americans work. The abrupt closure of offices and workplaces has forced millions to work from home, thus creating new challenges for the workers' compensation process. Generally, yes: you do have a valid Missouri work … [Read more...] about If I Get Hurt at Home While Working, Can I File for a Work Comp Injury?
Your employer, along with the insurance carrier, will look for any reason to deny a costly workers' compensation claim. Do not be bullied into paying out-of-pocket medical expenses for a work injury. In a recent case, an employee was hired by a … [Read more...] about Herniated Cervical Discs – Workers Comp Hardship Awarded for Client
Here's why workplace retaliation may not always be obvious and what you can do if you face it after filing a workers' compensation claim. Missouri workers' compensation protects injured workers and stipulates that if workers get injured or sick on … [Read more...] about Retaliation in the Workplace: What Is It and What You Can Do About It
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons of your wrist near your thumb. Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) like carpal tunnel and tendonitis are well known. However, some lesser-known injuries like De Quervain’s … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Should Know About De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis & Missouri Workers’ Compensation
If you’re driving for work and you get injured due to a single-car accident, you may be wondering if you can file for workers’ compensation. What Is a Single-Car Accident? A single-car accident is any accident that involves just one driver … [Read more...] about Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Single-Car Accidents on the Job?
Let's discuss employer responsibilities for reporting injuries and how you can protect your rights if your employer doesn’t report your injury. If you’ve been injured on the job, the first thing you need to do is file an official incident report … [Read more...] about What if My Employer Doesn’t Report My Work Injury?