Dog Bite While at Work – Do I Qualify for Work Comp Benefits?

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If you’ve experienced a dog bite at your workplace and the following criteria are met, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. If your job requires you to work with dogs, make house visits, or have a dog on your employer’s property, then there is a possibility of suffering a dog bite injury. While dog … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2022

Should I File a St. Louis Workers Comp or Personal Injury Claim?

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The main difference between having a workers comp or personal injury claim is proving fault. When you are injured either at work there are times when you can make a claim for workers’ compensation and others when it might be a personal injury case. The major difference between the two is the determination of who … Read more

How is a Workers Comp Claim Different from a Personal Injury Claim?

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This is a common question many injured workers in St. Louis ask. If you are injured at work then you are legally entitled to workers compensation. There is no trial, and you do not need to prove fault. It is an administrative proceeding and is heard in front of an administrative law judge. Basically if … Read more

Updated: June 27, 2017

Workplace Violence – St. Louis Work Compensation for Injuries

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If you are unsure of how to file a work injury claim after being attacked at work, a Missouri work compensation attorney can help you. There is an expectation of being safe from harm in the workplace. Intentional injury inflicted onto you while at work is generally covered by workers’ compensation benefits. If you are unsure of how … Read more

Updated: June 29, 2016

Critical Driver Errors That Lead to Car Accidents

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It is often small errors made by overconfident drivers that lead to serious car accidents. Some critical errors can cost you your personal injury claim, and may leave you partly responsible for the accident under the theory of comparative negligence. Here are the top driving errors that lead to car accidents: Tailgating Tailgating is extremely … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024

Personal Injury and Negligent Hiring: Proving Liability Against an Employer

Unbeknownst to many who have been hurt or threatened by a person acting on behalf of a company, the business or person who hired them may be held liable. In Missouri law, this is known as negligent hiring or retention and is based on the principle that an employer should have been aware that someone … Read more

Updated: March 1, 2016