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My Employer Wants To Perform A Drug Test After My Injury – Can He Do That?

Imposing a drug test for a workers compensation claim may be within your employer’s legal right. A lawyer can advise you further on this matter. Sometimes, when you get injured on the job and file for workers compensation to cover your medical treatment, your employer may ask you to take a drug test. Missouri workers … Read more

Updated: May 29, 2019

Does Missouri Workers Compensation Cover Sexual Harassment?

Workers Comp Lawyer St Louis

Sexual harassment is not covered under the MO work comp laws but there are other ways to receive compensation. Sexual harassment is not covered under the Missouri Workers’ Compensation Law. According to the law, this form of compensation is only applicable if you sustain an injury or get sick “in the course and scope of … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2020

How Employers Can Violate Workers Compensation Laws

Workers Comp Benefits Lawyer

How do you know if your employer is following the laws related to workers’ compensation insurance? In Missouri, it is the law that an employer carries workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation coverage will pay for an employee if they are injured in a work-related accident. There are some businesses that might be exempt from carrying … Read more

Updated: January 11, 2018

An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Laws

MO Work Comp Laws

What are your employer’s responsibilities according to Missouri workers’ compensation laws? In the state of Missouri, employers are required to carry something called workers’ compensation insurance. It is insurance that is taken out to pay for any work-related injury suffered by an employee in the workplace. The employer has the option, however, of providing workers’ … Read more

Updated: August 14, 2017

What Types of Defenses Can Negate Your Right to Workers’ Compensation?

St Louis Work Injury Lawyer

You should be receiving treatment for ALL of your injuries, do not let the carrier deny you benefits. In Missouri, if you are injured while on the job, your employer is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover your injuries. For an injury to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, it has to be … Read more

Updated: August 14, 2017

Does Your Missouri Employer Have Workers Compensation Insurance?

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Missouri employers with more than five employees are required to have a workers’ compensation insurance plan. This also applies to any employer in the construction field, regardless of size. These plans provide payments to workers who are injured on the job. Sometimes, however, employers fail to obtain the correct insurance. As a result, when their … Read more

Updated: June 18, 2024