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A Guide for Missouri Workers Injured on the Job

If you have been injured on the job, it is important to keep in mind the answers to these commonly asked questions regarding Missouri workers compensation. What Injuries Are Compensable? There are many different types of injuries that can occur in the workplace. Some occupations, like construction, might be more dangerous and have an increased … Read more

Updated: October 13, 2022

Answers to Common Missouri Workers’ Comp Questions

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When you become injured while on the job there are a lot of questions that will need to be answered. Most people do not think about workers’ compensation until they experience a workplace injury. But it is a good idea for employees to be aware of what their employer’s workers’ comp policy is and what … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2017

Back Injuries Resulting from a Workplace Accident

Herniated discs can be incredibly painful. The pain can spread to your limbs and can become excruciating. Back injuries can affect every aspect of your life and can leave you unable to work. It is incredibly important to get necessary medical care if you have sustained a back injury at work. Failing to get treatment … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

Missouri Workers’ Compensation Insurance Costs May Increase in 2014

Next year, Missouri businesses could see the cost of workers’ compensation insurance significantly increase. This increase is partly due to the depleted state fund that exists to compensate disabled workers in the state of Missouri. The increase in workers’ compensation costs is an attempt by the state to shore up the state fund and make … Read more

Updated: May 23, 2019

Reporting Unsafe Working Conditions

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Many employees do not feel safe reporting conditions that are unsafe or requesting an investigation from OSHA because they fear retaliation by employers. Unsafe work conditions should not be tolerated. However, many employees do not feel safe reporting conditions that are unsafe or requesting an investigation from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration because they … Read more

Updated: July 21, 2022

Understanding the Components of a Missouri Workers’ Comp Case

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann has been working to protect the rights of injured Missouri workers for over 20 years. Mediation Mediation is usually ordered by the court. Mediation is an attempt to resolve the case without involvement from a judge. In mediation there should be an open exchange of information between the … Read more