Workers’ compensation fraud perpetrated by employers is a big problem, both for injured workers, the state - who in many cases assumes the cost of care for workers, and for the employer. Workers' compensation fraud also impacts other businesses … [Read more...] about Ways Employers May Commit Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Missouri Workers' Compensation
Oil and Gas Workers at an Increased Risk Of Injury
Workers in the oil and gas industry are exposed to some of the most hazardous workplace conditions in the United States. It is not uncommon for injuries sustained in workplace accidents in these injuries to result in very serious physical damage … [Read more...] about Oil and Gas Workers at an Increased Risk Of Injury
Financial Options for Injured Workers
Because workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for employers, most workplace accidents should be covered under workers’ compensation. This means that employees who are injured in the course of their employment are entitled to compensatory … [Read more...] about Financial Options for Injured Workers
Workers’ Comp Benefits You May Not Be Aware Of
Workers’ compensation provides benefits for workers who are injured on the job. Not every Missouri worker understands the extent of his or her rights. However, there are several specific rules that workers should be aware of. In addition to medical … [Read more...] about Workers’ Comp Benefits You May Not Be Aware Of
What Are “Ghost” Insurance Policies?
Without proof of workers’ compensation insurance, construction crews usually will not get hired. Unfortunately, some in the construction industry illegally circumvent these laws in order to save money. For example, in North Carolina, … [Read more...] about What Are “Ghost” Insurance Policies?
Why Attorneys Are Crucial When Negotiating A Workers’ Comp Settlement
When it comes to negotiating a workers’ compensation settlement, it can benefit you greatly to seek the advice of an attorney. Some workers think that after becoming injured they can reach a settlement with the employers insurance company on their … [Read more...] about Why Attorneys Are Crucial When Negotiating A Workers’ Comp Settlement