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Workplace Violence – St. Louis Work Compensation for Injuries

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If you are unsure of how to file a work injury claim after being attacked at work, a Missouri work compensation attorney can help you. There is an expectation of being safe from harm in the workplace. Intentional injury inflicted onto you while at work is generally covered by workers’ compensation benefits. If you are unsure of how … Read more

Updated: June 29, 2016

Are You Covered by Workers Compensation?

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Most employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Missouri workers’ compensation covers both work-related injuries and occupational illnesses. However, for a worker to qualify for workers’ compensation it must be proven the injury is work-related. Pre-existing injuries or injuries resulting from age-related degeneration are not covered by workers’ compensation insurance. A … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2019

Top Causes for Workplace Injuries

Every year, workers are injured at their workplace in Missouri and suffer from workplace injuries. While some suffer only minor injuries that require minimal medical treatment, others suffer serious injuries that have life changing and debilitating implications. Whatever the severity of the injuries, workers compensation covers the cost of medical treatment and provides disability benefits in … Read more

Updated: January 17, 2016

Drug, Alcohol, and Safety Violations in the Workplace

An injured worker may lose their rights to workers compensation under certain circumstances, such as drug, alcohol, and safety violations. Anyone who gets injured or becomes ill at the workplace can claim benefits under workers’ compensation. An injured employee can seek medical benefits, wage loss benefits, and permanent disability benefits under the Missouri workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: July 30, 2020

Are Missouri Teachers Underpaid After Workers’ Comp Injuries?

Calculating the wages of a full-time employee who earns his or her wages over a period of less time, should not look the same as calculations for an employee who earns their wages during a 12 month period. When an employee experiences an injury at work, the workers’ compensation system is designed to protect the injured … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Injured Employee Receives Unemployment & Disability Benefits Simultaneously

The Missouri workers’ compensation commission recently made the decision to allow a man to collect unemployment benefits and simultaneously collect disability benefits. These two are usually mutually exclusive because in order to collect unemployment, a person has to be both willing and able to work, while disability benefits are an option when a workplace accident … Read more

Updated: April 28, 2016