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?
If you have been injured on the job in Missouri due to an OSHA violation, you may be wondering if you are entitled to compensation. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) violations are all-too-common in Missouri workplaces. OSHA … [Read more...] about What Happens if I’m Injured at Work Due to an OSHA Violation?
"1099 employees" are also known as "independent contractors," meaning they generally own and operate their own business rather than working for an employer. If you work as a 1099 employee or “independent contractor,” and you’re hurt on the job in … [Read more...] about Do 1099 Employees Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Missouri?
The good news is that the workers' compensation generally covers injuries caused by fatigue, as long as you prove how the injury is directly related to your work. Fatigue and distracted driving are heavily discussed topics, and most states have a … [Read more...] about Can You Get Workers Compensation if You Were Injured Because of Fatigue?
If you have been injured on the job, there are two important steps you should take to protect your legal right to workers' compensation benefits. Getting injured at work can really turn your life upside down. There is a lot to worry about between … [Read more...] about Do These Two Things To Get the Full Amount of Workers Compensation You Are Entitled To
Respiratory and lung illnesses can have a huge impact on your quality of life and future if you suffer from a workplace injury. Fortunately, you may be entitled to workers' compensation coverage in Missouri if you’ve suffered a lung or … [Read more...] about Common Work-Related Respiratory Illnesses