Farming is one of the most hazardous industries to work in. Farms can range from small, family farms, to huge million dollar farms focused on mass production. When you work on a farm you are constantly surrounded by heavy machinery, toxic … [Read more...] about Farm Accidents And Missouri Workers’ Compensation
Work Related Injuries
Workers’ Compensation Injuries – Tendonitis
Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon. It may be covered under Workers' Compensation. Tendons connect muscle and bone together. They are thick pieces of tissue and can usually withstand a significant amount of tension and pressure. But when … [Read more...] about Workers’ Compensation Injuries – Tendonitis
Pre-Existing Conditions and Workers Compensation
Workers compensation is in place to provide for workers who can no longer perform work related tasks due to a work related injury or illness. Missouri businesses pay a 3% surcharge to the workers compensation insurance fund run by the Division of … [Read more...] about Pre-Existing Conditions and Workers Compensation
Bursitis and Workers’ Compensation
Bursitis may be covered under Workers' Compensation. Bursitis is a painful condition that develops when the bursa, a lubricating sac located between joints, tendons, muscles, and even skin, becomes inflamed. When the bursa becomes inflamed or … [Read more...] about Bursitis and Workers’ Compensation
Results of Failing To Maintain Workers’ Comp Insurance
Nearly every employer is required to have workers’ compensation insurance. In the event of a workplace injury, employees are entitled to medical treatment and wage loss benefits regardless of whose fault the injury is. Obviously this benefits … [Read more...] about Results of Failing To Maintain Workers’ Comp Insurance
Is A Fetus Entitled To Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Workers’ compensation laws differ from state to state. One interesting issue that is currently being debated in several states is whether or not a child has the right to sue the mother’s employer if she was pregnant and she and her fetus were … [Read more...] about Is A Fetus Entitled To Workers’ Compensation Benefits?