De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons of your wrist near your thumb. Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) like carpal tunnel and tendonitis are well known. However, some lesser-known injuries like De Quervain’s … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Should Know About De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis & Missouri Workers’ Compensation
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If you’re driving for work and you get injured due to a single-car accident, you may be wondering if you can file for workers’ compensation. What Is a Single-Car Accident? A single-car accident is any accident that involves just one driver … [Read more...] about Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Single-Car Accidents on the Job?
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?