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How to Prove Unnecessary Stress and Receive Workers’ Compensation

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Highway workers and first responders have questioned the legality of workers’ compensation insurances denying benefits to those who have developed mental distress. Some would argue that there are very few jobs that come without day-to-day stress. Some occupations come with an excessive amount of stress due to the nature of the work. If you are … Read more

Updated: June 12, 2018

Can You Claim St Louis Work Comp Benefits for a Stress Related Illness?

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Filing a claim for a work-related stress illness is difficult but not impossible. Workers compensation is something we can claim if we have an injury at work such as a trip or fall, or if we become ill due to our work conditions. But one common problem at work is stress related illnesses. Can you … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018

St. Louis Injured at Work Attorneys – Denial of Medical Care

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An injured worker may not consider hiring a St. Louis work comp lawyer until there is a delay or denial of medical care. Many companies deny workers’ compensation claims citing fraud and abuse; however, statistics reveal that the number of injured workers who commit fraud is less than one percent. If you have been injured on … Read more

Updated: May 13, 2020

Missouri Workers Compensation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Workers compensation may cover work-related stress related disorders, such as post traumatic stress disorder. Cases of physical injuries are quite straightforward, because some simple diagnostic tests can establish the severity of the injury and appropriate treatment can be provided. However, with mental and stress related injuries, such as post traumatic stress disorder, things are not … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer Discusses Amputation Injuries

Amputation injuries are not only a devastating injury with lifelong consequences, they are also very expensive to treat. The US Department of Labor reports that about half of all amputation injuries take place in the manufacturing industry. It also states that this type of workplace injury is more likely to occur with the use of … Read more

Updated: May 26, 2017