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Claiming Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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Because workers’ compensation claims can become complicated, it is important to consult with a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer. Millions of workers in the United States perform hazardous tasks as a part of their employment duties and many of them are injured in workplace accidents. Generally, an injured employee must comply with some requirements to receive workers’ … Read more

Updated: May 20, 2016

Establishing Future Medical Expenses

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The full extent of a work injury often takes time to present itself. On top of that, you may suffer from pain associated with the injury for months or even years after the incident. Secondary ailments may also arise as a result of the initial injury which may not have been anticipated by your physician. … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Answers to Common Missouri Workers’ Comp Questions

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When you become injured while on the job there are a lot of questions that will need to be answered. Most people do not think about workers’ compensation until they experience a workplace injury. But it is a good idea for employees to be aware of what their employer’s workers’ comp policy is and what … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2017

Communicate Effectively With Your Employer After a Work Injury

Communicating issues to an employer is generally better than an employer only being informed through paperwork. Employers are required to maintain workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. They must do so not only to protect their employees in the event of injury, but also to protect themselves. Injured employees should receive medical care and potentially … Read more

Updated: October 10, 2013

Walmart Reaches a Settlement With The U.S. Dept of Labor

If you have been affected by unsafe workplace conditions, you should contact a Missouri workers compensation lawyer. Walmart Stores, Inc. has come to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor, an agreement that is intended to improve the health and safety conditions in the 2,857 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores that fall under federal … Read more

Updated: August 27, 2013

What Are “Ghost” Insurance Policies?

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Without proof of workers’ compensation insurance, construction crews usually will not get hired.   Unfortunately, some in the construction industry illegally circumvent these laws in order to save money. For example, in North Carolina, construction employers with 3 or more employees are required to have workers’ comp insurance for those employees. One man was always … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022