What to Expect After Experiencing A Back Injury At Work

work related back injury

Some back injuries can be very serious, while others may just take time to heal. When you are injured on the job, it can temporarily or permanently change your life. Being unable to work, and in addition to the injury, having the added pressure of not bringing in any income can put a lot of … Read more

Updated: September 7, 2016

Missouri Governor Vetoes Workers’ Compensation Database

States all have different workers’ compensation laws and have their own processes for handling workers’ comp cases. Lawmakers, business owners, and employees all agree that there is room for improvement within the workers’ comp system, and this means that in many states legislators are working to tweak, or sometimes completely overhaul, the workers’ comp regulations … Read more

Updated: September 29, 2014

Calculating Your Missouri Workers’ Comp Benefits

A very common question that people ask after experiencing a workplace accident that leaves them injured is some variation of “what is the average settlement for a ___ injury?” Knowing what to expect and what sort of compensation is fair is pretty important. Each situation has different circumstances that affect the value of the claim, … Read more

Updated: July 8, 2013

Reporting Work Related Injuries

If you have been injured on the job, there are certain steps you must take in order to receive workers compensation benefits. Each year, thousands of employees are injured on the job throughout the state of Missouri. Because of the frequency of injuries in the workplace, Missouri requires almost all business owners to have workers … Read more

Updated: September 29, 2014

“Are You Covered?” – Missouri Workers’ Compensation Tool

The Missouri Department of Labor has an online tool that enables Missourians to look up Missouri businesses to see if they have workers’ compensation coverage for your employees. This tool proves informative and useful for employees, contractors, and homeowners. Access the “Are You Covered?” Workers’ Compensation Tool Missouri Workers’ Compensation Lawyers The Law Office of … Read more

Updated: June 5, 2017

Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim In Missouri

In Missouri, every employer that has five or more employees must provide workers′ compensation insurance to its workers. The insurance carrier must be authorized in Missouri by the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration to write such insurance. If the employer meets the Division of Workers’ Compensation requirements, self-insurance is also a possibility. … Read more

Updated: May 18, 2021