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Why Attorneys Are Crucial When Negotiating A Workers’ Comp Settlement

When it comes to negotiating a workers’ compensation settlement, it can benefit you greatly to seek the advice of an attorney. Some workers think that after becoming injured they can reach a settlement with the employers insurance company on their own. And in some cases this may be true. However, it is inadvisable in many … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2013

Does Your Employer Have Workers Comp Insurance?

While there are a few exceptions, your employer is required by law to have workers compensation insurance.  According to the MO Department of Labor, there were 8,896 workers compensation injury claims filed in July 2013. Workers compensation is compulsory. While there are a few exceptions, your employer is required by law to have workers compensation … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2017

Business Trips & Working From Home: What Injuries Are Covered Under Workers’ Comp?

We can help you to pursue the benefits and compensation you deserve even if your case is complicated and your claim is denied. Usually work injuries are fairly straightforward. While you may run into problems getting full compensation for a claim or obtaining all of the benefits you feel you are entitled to, for most … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Personal Injury Lawsuits Involving Railroad Employees

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Employees who are injured while working for the railroad generally have the right to sue for damages under the Federal Employee Liabilities Act. Because railroad employees are usually not covered under workers compensation, individuals who are injured while working for a railroad, will need to file a personal injury lawsuit. The Federal Employee Liabilities Act was … Read more

Updated: December 29, 2015

Slip and Fall Accidents in the Workplace

There are a number of reasons that can cause a person to slip and fall at work.   Each year there are thousands of slip and fall work related accidents. These types of accidents can result in serious injury, even death and are the most common type of workplace accidents. According to OSHA, 15% of … Read more

Updated: October 13, 2022

Workers’ Compensation: Top Hazards and Statistics

Some industries present more hazards to workers and work environments that are riskier than others. But all sorts of different work environments can present different types of hazards to employees. For instance, office workers may not be regularly exposed to toxic chemicals, but office employees may be at risk of developing repetitive motion injuries. From … Read more

Updated: August 6, 2013