Staying indoors during winter enhances warmth and safety. However, in many industries, cold weather generally does not bring outdoor work to a stop. Sadly, the cold weather puts workers at a higher risk of cold stress. Here are common … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation for Cold-Related Illness and Injuries at Work
While trenching is an integral part of most construction projects, it can be hazardous. Trenches are usually narrow and generally uncomfortable to work in. Working in trenches often results in injuries and, sometimes, fatalities. However, there … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers Compensation for Trenching Accidents
Forklift accidents often cause life-threatening injuries, financial hardship, and emotional turmoil. Here are some of the most common reasons these accidents occur. Over 34,900 tragic forklift accidents result in serious injuries in the U.S … [Read more...] about 5 Common Reasons Beyond Forklift Accidents & Injuries at Work
Yes. Depending on the specifics of your case you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits even after being fired. Generally, you’re entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when you get injured on the job. The compensation helps you … [Read more...] about Can You Collect Workers Comp in Missouri After Being Fired?
What is reasonable medical treatment? And how can a worker who has suffered a work-related injury prove their medical treatment is reasonable? Under the Missouri Workers' Comp System, employers are required to pay for any reasonable medical … [Read more...] about What Qualifies as Reasonable Medical Treatment Under Workers Compensation?
A structured settlement is when a plaintiff (a workplace injury victim) agrees to be paid part or all of the compensation over a period of years. If you were injured at work and plan on filing a workers' comp claim, you've probably heard of … [Read more...] about Frequently Asked Questions About Structured Workers Compensation Settlements