How to Get Compensation for Occupational Diseases

Occupational diseases refer to medical conditions or illnesses that develop as a result of exposure at your workplace. To receive workers’ compensation for an occupational condition, a worker in Missouri must be able to prove that conditions at work precipitated the injury and resulting disability. Examples of occupational diseases include hearing loss due to noise … Read more

Updated: May 26, 2017

Firefighters Retire Due to Delays In Work Comp Benefits

Firefighters in one county are calling for an investigation into the county’s workers’ compensation system. These firefighters claim that their benefits have either been delayed or remain unpaid. International Association of Firefighters Local 1664, the union for career firefighters in Montgomery County, Maryland have asked for an investigation to be conducted by the County Council, … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Missouri Workers’ Comp System: Understanding Your Rights

Workers compensation laws differ from state to state. Because employers and their insurance companies will oftentimes put their own interests ahead of those of injured workers, any worker who sustains an injury while on the job should be familiar with their rights and the benefits that they are entitled to. While employers and their insurance … Read more

Updated: October 28, 2016

Missouri Farm Safety and Injury Prevention

With this many farm workers, however, there is a larger potential risk of injuries. Missouri farmers play such an important role in the nations agricultural industry. They rank second in the nation in the number of farms, beef cows and hay production. There are over 100,000 farms in Missouri, which covers a space of nearly … Read more

Updated: July 23, 2013

How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Work Injury Claim St. Louis

When you are injured on the job, it is important to follow the proper steps to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. While filing a claim sounds simple, many different factors may complicate your Missouri workers’ compensation claim. To protect your rights and make sure that you receive the total compensation … Read more

Updated: November 26, 2021

Dealing With Work Related Knee Injuries

knee injury on the job at work

Keep in mind that the insurance company may try to deny your claim of a work related knee injury. The knee is the largest joint in the body. It preforms a major function as the largest weight-bearing joint. It is also complex because the knees enable the legs to straighten, bend and swivel. Bones, muscles, … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2016