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Can I Sue for My Work Injury While I Am Also Getting Workers’ Compensation?

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If you have been injured on the job, an experienced work injury lawyer can help you understand what options you have for pursuing compensation. Workers’ compensation is a system designed to protect victims of work-related injuries through their recovery. The benefits will typically cover medical bills and part of their lost wages. In Missouri, most … Read more

Updated: February 19, 2021

Workers Compensation: Understanding Third Party Liability Claims

St. Louis Third Party Liability

In order to have a third-party liability case, your accident and injuries must be at least partially due to someone other than you or your employer. The most common workers’ compensation case is generally straightforward. An employee is injured at work during a typical work activity, they file a claim with their employer, and then … Read more

Updated: April 29, 2020

What to Do if You Were Injured By a Third Party While Working

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Even if an injured worker may not be able to sue his or her employer directly, he or she may be able to sue a responsible third party. If you are hurt while working in Missouri and are an employee of a business that has five or more workers, then you are entitled to workers’ … Read more

Updated: August 16, 2021

If I Get Workers Compensation Benefits, Can I Sue My Employer?

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If you have been injured at work, there are some exceptions to the “no sue” rule. When you collect workers’ compensation benefits, you are typically not allowed to sue your employer. If your employer carries workers’ compensation insurance, you must make a claim through their carrier should you be hurt while on the job. Workers’ … Read more

Updated: January 15, 2019

Workplace Accidents Involving Scissor Lifts – St. Louis Workers Comp

Scissor lifts that are used improperly or are not properly maintained, can cause serious work related injuries. Man lifts such as scissor lifts are used extensively in many industries, and they offer a lot of convenience for work in elevated places. They are used in construction sites, film shootings, warehouses, sports events and many other … Read more

Updated: March 2, 2017