If there were no witnesses to your workplace accident, you should notify your employer, seek medical help, request a copy of any video footage, and speak with an attorney ASAP. Most workplace injuries happen in the presence of witnesses. However, … [Read more...] about 4 Steps You Should Take if There Were No Witnesses to Your Workplace Accident
Missouri uses a "no-fault" worker's compensation system. This means your failure to wear personal protective equipment does not necessarily negate your right to pursue workers' compensation. Wearing personal protective gear while doing high-risk … [Read more...] about Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim if You Were Not Wearing Safety Gear?
Daily exposure for a prolonged period to irritants can increase the risks of developing occupational asthma. When you think about the possible injuries you might suffer as a baker, asthma likely isn't the first thought that comes to mind. Burns … [Read more...] about Baker’s Asthma: How To Recognize the Symptoms and What To Do
The amount of time when you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation depends on what types of benefits you qualify for. The workers’ compensation system is designed to protect workers who get injured on the job or develop occupational … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Stay on Workers Compensation in Missouri?
If you have been injured on the job, it's important to avoid common mistakes that may jeopardize your workers' compensation claim. The following are 4 mistakes that are common among injured workers. Some of these mistakes may seem small, but they … [Read more...] about 4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Workers Compensation in Missouri
If you have been injured on the job it's very important that you seek prompt medical attention. Here's why. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average rate of work-related injuries is 2.8 per 100 full-time workers. With such … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Seek Medical Attention After a Work-Related Accident