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Benefits Available Under the Second Injury Fund – St. Louis Work Comp

Second Injury Fund

The purpose of the SIF is to compensate an injured employee for the additional disability caused by pre-existing medical condition. The laws surrounding Second Injury Fund (SIF) benefits have recently changed nationwide. These benefits are given to injured workers, who suffer an injury that worsens a pre-existing injury, preventing them from pursuing further work. These … Read more

Updated: May 29, 2017

Financial Assistance Available for Injured Workers in Missouri

If you are not able to return to work for a period of time, work comp benefits may not be sufficient. Is there other financial assistance available to injured workers? Employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to pay medical and wage loss benefits to injured workers. If you suffer a workplace injury, you can make a workers’ compensation claim. … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019