How Long Does an Employer Have to Hold a Job for Someone on Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?


Job security during workers’ compensation is a nuanced issue in Missouri, with several factors influencing an employer’s obligation to hold a job for an injured worker.  In Missouri, understanding how workers’ compensation works can be particularly daunting, especially when it comes to understanding your job security after a workplace injury. The question “How long does … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024

The Role of Workers’ Comp in Covering Medical Expenses in St. Louis


Workers’ compensation plays a vital role in covering medical expenses for work-related injuries in St. Louis.  Suffering an injury at work in St. Louis can lead you into the intricate world of workers’ compensation, a journey that often feels overwhelming, especially when dealing with medical expenses. Grasping the fundamentals of workers’ compensation is key to … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024

Understanding Settlements in Missouri Workers’ Compensation Cases


If you’ve been injured at work, making informed decisions about your workers’ compensation claim is essential.  Navigating the complexities of workers’ compensation claims in Missouri can be challenging, especially when it comes to understanding settlements. This article will provide a general overview of what you need to know about settlements in Missouri workers’ compensation cases, … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024

The Long Term Effects of Cold Weather Work Injuries

Cold Weather Work Injury

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann assists workers in securing compensation for cold-related work injuries. Working in cold weather can expose employees to various risks and hazards that may result in injuries. While immediate consequences are often addressed through workers’ compensation, it’s crucial to recognize the potential long-term effects of cold weather work injuries. … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024

How Workers’ Compensation Works for Part-Time Employees in St. Louis

part-time worker in St. Louis

If you’re a part-time employee in St. Louis who has been injured at work, it’s crucial to understand your rights and the options available to you. Navigating the world of workers’ compensation can often be complex, especially when it comes to understanding the rights and entitlements of part-time employees in St. Louis. This article will … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024