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An Employer’s Responsibilities According to Workers’ Compensation Laws

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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

Federal Employees are Not Covered by Workers Compensation

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If you’re facing any problems getting the benefits you deserve, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann today. Workers compensation programs are designed to provide financial support to injured workers. It covers the medical bills and replaces lost wages when the worker suffers an injury at work or becomes ill due to occupational exposure. … Read more

Updated: June 8, 2017

St. Louis Workplace Injuries that Require Arthroscopic Surgery

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Arthroscopic surgery has become a treatment of choice for many work-related orthopedic injuries. Workers are prone to a variety of injuries at the workplace. While many work-related injuries are minor and require minimal treatment, other injuries are serious and require extensive and prolonged treatment. Such injuries can leave a worker unable to attend work for a long time. Injuries that involve damage to … Read more

Updated: January 29, 2017

Your Rights When Work Comp Benefits Are Stopped

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If your work comp benefits have been stopped and you still need medical care, a St. Louis work comp attorney can help you. Workers’ compensation benefits are specifically designed to help both the Missouri employee and the employer. The employee is protected from expensive medical costs resulting from a work-related injury, while the employer is protected from potential lawsuits. Reaching Maximum … Read more

Updated: October 28, 2016

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

Workers Comp for Truck Drivers – Misclassification of FedEx Ground Truck Drivers

If FedEx had classified these drivers as employees, they would have been responsible for paying federal and state taxes, fringe benefits, healthcare, pensions, unemployment insurance and workers compensation insurance. It is very important for business owners to correctly determine whether a person providing services for them is an independent contractor or employee. When a business has employees, … Read more

Updated: February 20, 2024