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Handling Employer Retaliation After a Workers Compensation Claim

Workplace Retaliation

At times, an employer can retaliate against an employee that filed or has received workers compensation. Workers who suffer injuries in the workplace are entitled to workers compensation benefits that cover medical expenses and a part of wage loss. As per the Missouri law, all employers are bound by law to have workers compensation insurance … Read more

Updated: May 29, 2017

MO Supreme Court Sets New Standard for Workers’ Comp Retaliation Claims

Templemire alleged that his employer fired him out of retaliation for his seeking workers’ compensation benefits. The Missouri Supreme Courts decision in the case of Templemire v. W&M Welding, Inc., has changed the standard of proof that an employee must meet in order to make a claim for workers’ comp retaliation. This was the result of … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024