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If I’m Unable to Return to My Previous Job Due to My Injury, What Options Do I Have?

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Explore vocational rehab, consider alternative roles, and understand workers’ comp benefits. Reach out for tailored guidance on your next steps. Suffering an injury on the job can be a life-altering experience, particularly when it impedes your ability to return to your previous employment. It’s natural to feel uncertain about the future during such challenging times. … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2024

How Family Members Are Affected by Missouri Workers’ Comp Benefits

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Family members may face financial strain, emotional stress, and altered roles due to a work-related injury. When a family member suffers a workplace injury in Missouri, the ripple effects can extend far beyond the immediate physical impact. The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide vital support, but understanding how these benefits affect the entire … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2024

Avoiding Workers’ Comp Surveillance: Essential Strategies to Protect Your Claim

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Here are some of the most common surveillance tactics workers comp investigators use and what you can do to protect your workers’ comp claim. Workers’ compensation claims can sometimes trigger a series of investigative actions from insurers to verify the authenticity of the injury claims. Among these actions, surveillance is a common tactic employed to … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

What is the Difference Between Permanent and Temporary Disability?

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Permanent disability is lifelong and impacts earning ability, while temporary disability is for recoverable injuries with limited work capacity. When navigating the complexities of workers’ compensation claims, understanding the distinctions between permanent and temporary disability is crucial. These terms are vital in determining the benefits an injured worker is eligible for. This article delves into … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

How Does FMLA and Workers’ Compensation Work Together?

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FMLA provides unpaid leave for serious health conditions, while workers’ comp offers benefits for job injuries, and both can be used concurrently. Navigating the complexities of workplace injuries can be daunting, especially when it involves understanding how different laws and benefits, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and workers’ compensation, intersect. If … Read more

Updated: March 26, 2024

Occupational Safety: Best Practices for Working with Machinery

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Working with machinery necessitates a proactive approach to safety, emphasizing training, maintenance, personal protection, and cultivating a safety-first workplace culture.  Working with machinery in any industrial or construction setting carries inherent risks. However, these risks can be significantly mitigated through adherence to best practices for occupational safety. Ensuring the safety and well-being of employees who … Read more