What if My Employer Doesn’t Report My Work Injury?

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Let’s discuss employer responsibilities for reporting injuries and how you can protect your rights if your employer doesn’t report your injury. If you’ve been injured on the job, the first thing you need to do is file an official incident report with your employer. This ensures you have a “paper trail” for your injury and … Read more

Updated: May 7, 2021

What Can You Do If Your Manager Claims You Never Reported Your Work Injury?

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Reporting a work injury is very important because it’s one of the first pieces of evidence in your workers’ comp claim.  When a worker is injured, workers’ compensation is meant to protect them financially while they have medical bills to pay and lost wages to deal with. Reporting a work injury is very important because … Read more

Updated: July 21, 2020

Should I Speak With an Attorney After a “Minor” Work Injury?

Here’s why you may want to consider at least speaking with an experienced attorney if you’ve experienced what you consider a “minor” injury at work. Not all worker’s compensation cases will end with clashes between you, the employer, and the insurance company. Some cases can be pretty straightforward, and everyone involved moves to quickly resolve … Read more

Updated: June 16, 2020

Calculating the Cost of a Sciatica Work Injury Claim

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Experiencing pain along the largest nerve of your body is not a pleasant way to live. Sciatica patients are often affected by the long-term, although some of them are able to recover in a matter of weeks or even days. If you are struggling with long-term sciatica that was caused by your working conditions or … Read more

Updated: April 16, 2020

Are Actors and Artists Covered by Workers Compensation?

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If you are an actor or an artist and got injured while performing, it’s understandable if you’re not sure what to do. Workers’ compensation laws are meant to protect workers in Missouri. Should a worker get hurt or ill, as long as their condition is directly linked to their work, their medical treatment should generally … Read more

Updated: October 25, 2019