If My Work Injury Happened While Away – Which State Has Jurisdiction?

Workers compensation laws are managed by the state, not by a federal set of laws, so the rules may be different depending on where you were injured while working. Workers in Missouri may not always be located in Missouri. There are cases where the worker is located in a city along the border or they … Read more

Can I Get Workers Compensation If I Was Injured on a Work Trip Overseas?

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The details of the case and the injury itself become extremely important to prove to your employer and the insurance company that your injury is indeed work-related. Workers’ compensation laws do not apply to every single scenario. Missouri workers need to understand exactly how these laws apply to know what are the instances when the … Read more

Updated: November 19, 2019

What is the “Going And Coming Rule” for Workplace Accident Injuries?

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You have to prove that your injury is work-related to recover workers compensation benefits. When you are injured while performing under the scope of your employment duties, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The benefits are designed to pay for an employee’s medical costs and any lost wages. To be eligible for workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: November 28, 2017