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How Opioids May Affect Your Workers Compensation Case

One study found that 44% of all workers’ compensation claims in 2016 had at least one prescription for opioids for injured workers. The opioid crisis is on everyone’s minds. It slowly began to build in the 1990’s and has reached a boiling point in recent years. It’s estimated that over 70,000 drug overdose deaths in … Read more

Updated: December 30, 2019

Injured At Work While On Prescription Meds – Can It Affect Your Claim?

Workers who are on prescription medication also have a right to workers compensation, as long as they were taking it based on a doctor’s prescription and not self-medicating. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017 there were 952 cases of overdose death involving opioids in Missouri, leading to a 16.5 rate per … Read more

Updated: February 18, 2022