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 … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers’ Compensation Insurance Costs May Increase in 2014
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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 fear retaliation by … [Read more...] about Reporting Unsafe Working Conditions
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 … [Read more...] about Understanding the Components of a Missouri Workers’ Comp Case
Communicating issues to an employer is generally better than an employer only being informed through paperwork. Employers are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. They must do so not only to protect their … [Read more...] about Communicate Effectively With Your Employer After a Work Injury
Workers’ compensation fraud perpetrated by employers is a big problem, both for injured workers, the state - who in many cases assumes the cost of care for workers, and for the employer. Workers' compensation fraud also impacts other businesses … [Read more...] about Ways Employers May Commit Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Workers’ compensation systems are intended to be efficient and keep injury cases out of the courts. States develop and implement their own systems, so the way that each state approaches and handles workers’ compensation injuries can vary … [Read more...] about What Happens When The Workers’ Compensation System Does Not Work?