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Understanding Maximum Medical Improvement in Workers Compensation

One of the most difficult concepts to understand in workers’ compensation claims is the patients’ maximum medical improvement (MMI). Navigating the complexities of workers’ compensation claims can be daunting when you suffer a work-related injury. One critical concept that often comes into play is Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI). MMI is a medical and legal milestone … Read more

Updated: June 18, 2024

Getting Help With a Complicated Construction Work Accident

Construction Work Injury

The construction industry is one of the most complicated when it comes to workers’ compensation. This is because there are so many different individuals, companies, manufacturers, suppliers, and more involved on construction sites. When a workplace accident happens on a construction site, the injury should usually be covered under workers’ compensation insurance. In Missouri, construction … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Workplace Injuries Involving Manufacturing and Construction Workers

manufacturing work injury

Manufacturing and construction industry workers are at the highest risk of work-related injuries and death. From the last three decades, the manufacturing and construction industries have been reporting the most number of cases of serious disability resulting in restricted motion and job transfers and requiring extensive medical treatment. The manufacturing sector accounts for almost 30 percent … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Should I File for Workers Comp or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Missouri workers compensation claim form

Millions of injuries and illnesses are reported at U.S. workplaces every year. Laborers, truck drivers, nursing aides, custodians, cleaners, and law enforcement officers are the employees most commonly injured at work. Workers’ compensation insurance normally covers these injuries and illnesses. However, under some circumstances, an injured worker may have the option to file a lawsuit against the employer. Workers Compensation … Read more

Updated: June 17, 2016

Workers Comp for St. Louis Assembly Line Injuries

assembly line injury

Assembly line workers are prone to workplace injuries, mainly because of heavy equipment and power-driven machines. Unsafe working conditions combined with a lack of safety precautions contribute to manufacturing accidents. Manufacturing accidents are often serious and may render a worker incapable of working again and earning their living. Some classes of workers such as material handlers, assemblers, machine … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

How Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Processed

Each workers’ compensation case is unique; however, there are rules and deadlines that apply to all cases. While workers’ compensation cases normally do not require a full-blown trial, employees and their lawyers should not rule out this possibility and should prepare well for any possible outcome. It is important to understand the chronology and process of a … Read more

Updated: November 20, 2014