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5 Causes Of Psychological Injuries In The Workplace

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Psychological injuries are emotional or mental problems that can affect a person’s life on all layers, from how they behave to how they react, think, or even feel. These forms of injuries are getting increasingly more attention, mostly thanks to the boosted awareness of mental health issues and causes. Psychological injuries aren’t just caused by … Read more

Updated: February 12, 2020

Not All Work Injuries Are “Visible”, but They Deserve Compensation Too!

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Just because people can’t see your wounds, doesn’t necessarily mean you aren’t entitled to workers’ compensation. A laceration or head concussion can elicit the empathy of your manager and colleagues. However, not all work injuries are visible. Repetitive tasks, lifting heavy objects, a stressful work environment, and so on can lead to painful injuries and … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024

Psychological Assessments After Work Injuries

If you have sustained a work-related injury, you need to do everything you can to regain your health and live a good life. The typical workers’ compensation case has four basic steps. You sustain damages at work, see a company doctor, speak with a St. Louis work injury lawyer, and negotiate until you have a … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2020

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 I Get Workers Comp Benefits for PTSD?

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You should expect an uphill battle when filing workers compensation benefits for PTSD. Workers’ compensation is mandatory for business owners to carry in the state of Missouri if they have any employees. Workers’ compensation is meant to protect both the employer and the employee if someone is injured while performing under the scope and authority … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2018