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Disability Rating: What It Is, Why It’s Important, and How It’s Determined

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A disability rating is critical because it’s used to determine the type of benefits you will receive. Call us today to schedule your free consultation. When you visit the doctor after suffering a workplace injury, the doctor will examine the injury and give a disability rating detailing the severity of your impairment. This article explores … Read more

Updated: November 26, 2021

How Long Can You Stay on Workers Compensation in Missouri?

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The amount of time when you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation depends on what types of benefits you qualify for. The workers’ compensation system is designed to protect workers who get injured on the job or develop occupational diseases because of work conditions. Workers’ compensation covers medical treatments until MMI (Maximum Medical Improvement) and … Read more

Updated: June 2, 2021

Permanent Injury Benefits: How Does an Injured Worker Qualify for Them

Some injured workers can be forced to lead an entirely different life if their injury results in permanent disabilities. Many injured workers get immediate medical attention and go on to fully recover. The workers’ comp benefits will cover their medical bills and pay for a few days or weeks off work. However, some injured workers … Read more

Updated: December 30, 2019

Can I Get Missouri Workers Compensation and Disability Benefits at the Same Time?

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Sometimes the work injuries are so severe that you are left with some form of disability, and therefore unable to work again. When you get injured at work in the state of Missouri, you are automatically entitled to workers compensation. However, sometimes the injuries are so severe that you are left with some form of … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2020

Workers Compensation Claims For Permanent Injuries

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When your injuries are severe enough to be permanent, the stakes are higher and your case becomes much more complex. The majority of workplace injuries in St. Louis are not permanent. An employee will sustain a minor or moderate injury, get the medical treatment they need, take some time off, then be back to full … Read more

How to Make the Most of Your Paid Leave After a Work Injury

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After suffering a work injury, you need the benefits you deserve while recovering from your injuries. Workers’ compensation often entitles you to paid leave, which is the best time you have to ensure a full recovery from your injuries. You may also be entitled to three other types of benefits: Wage Replacement – The wages your … Read more