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Work Comp Benefits Denied When Safety Rules are Violated

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While there are employee rules regarding safety standards in the workplace, there are also rules in place for the employer. Providing workers’ compensation insurance can be financially taxing on a Missouri business. Premiums are high and rise each time a claim is filed. To offset these costs, many businesses have taken steps to provide comprehensive on-the-job … Read more

Updated: March 6, 2017

Claiming Compensation in the Commercial Truck Driving Industry

There is much more involved in being a commercial truck driver than sitting inside a cab. Many of their other work duties require heavy lifting and being in unsafe areas of warehouses and loading docks. These types of situations put them at risk for a work related accident. Since the vast majority of these injuries … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

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Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who finds himself hurt or ill as a result of his employment.  Employers are required by law to carry insurance for claims. Employees do not contribute any of their wages towards workers’ comp insurance. It serves to not only ensure that an injured workers medical bills … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024

Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace

There are a number of reasons that can cause a person to slip and fall at work.   Each year there are thousands of slip and fall work related accidents. These types of accidents can result in serious injury, even death and are the most common type of workplace accidents. According to OSHA, 15% of … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Receiving Compensation For A Slip And Fall Injury

A slip and can happen anywhere, but a slip and fall at work can impede your ability to do your job. Even if your employer was not negligent, you can still recover compensation for your injuries. Workers’ comp is a no-fault system, which means that any workplace injury is compensable, as long as you were … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Slip and Fall Accidents On The Job

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If you experience a fall while at work, you should follow normal procedures for filing a workers compensation claim. Falling on the job can lead to a serious injury. Falls can happen anywhere and are sometimes unavoidable. Depending on where your accident is, whoever owns the property that you were on at the time of … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024