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What Classifies as a Work Injury? Do I Need a Work Comp Lawyer?

In Missouri, an employee is generally entitled to workers’ compensation if they sustained an injury or contracted an illness from causes related to their work or workplace. If you are unsure of your eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits, the information below may shed light on your questions. Work Injury Classifications There are three types of … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024

Do I Have To Go Back To Work After a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Navigating the complexities of the workers’ compensation system in St. Louis can be confusing and difficult. If you’ve recently been injured at work and you’re receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you may be wondering if – and when – you have to return to work. In this article, we’ll explain what you need to know. If … Read more

Updated: July 31, 2020

Faulty Equipment Injuries at Work

According to the United States Department of Labor, in 2017 there were roughly 14 worker deaths every day. Workers have the right to feel safe at their workplace. And although their employer may take adequate precautions to make sure the environment is safe, accidents can unfortunately still happen. Faulty equipment accounts for a big portion … Read more

Updated: September 24, 2019

The First Week After Your Work Injury – What You Need To Do

As soon as you are able, document everything yourself. Write down every detail of the work accident and injury that you can think of. A workplace injury could potentially require a lot of treatment to get better. And, to make matters worse, you may even need to miss some time from work to do so. … Read more

Updated: July 30, 2019

Can You File for Workers Compensation If the Accident Was Preventable?

preventable work accident

Your workers comp claim should not be denied just because the accident could have been prevented. Workers compensation laws aren’t exactly easy literature. One great concern workers have in relation to this subject is about fault, or whether the fact that the accident may have been prevented makes them ineligible to file a claim for … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024

Why You May Be Watched After Filing for Workers Compensation

private investigator taking pictures of injured worker

Insurance companies and adjusters are known to hire private investigators to follow injured workers around to see if what they are claiming is true or not. Getting injured at work can take a serious toll on one’s life, and not just regarding their medical condition. Needing treatment and having to miss work to get it … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024