Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are planning on taking a vacation while receiving workers compensation benefits. Going on vacation may seem like a reasonable thing to do if you’re out of work because of a workplace injury. After all, … [Read more...] about Can You Go on Vacation While On Workers’ Compensation?
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Having your workers’ comp benefits terminated while still nursing work-related injuries can certainly be upsetting and confusing. Being out of work due to an injury is devastating, but when the money that covered your lost wages and medical bills … [Read more...] about FAQs About Termination of Workers Comp Benefits in Missouri
If you have suffered a work-related injury or illness, don’t let myths and misconceptions stop you from seeking compensation. Did you know that the employer-reported injury and illness rate in 2019 stood at 2.8 cases per 100 full-time employees? … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Work Comp Myths Stop You from Seeking the Compensation You Need
The amount of time when you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation depends on what types of benefits you qualify for. The workers’ compensation system is designed to protect workers who get injured on the job or develop occupational … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Stay on Workers Compensation in Missouri?
If you’re driving for work and you get injured due to a single-car accident, you may be wondering if you can file for workers’ compensation. What Is a Single-Car Accident? A single-car accident is any accident that involves just one driver … [Read more...] about Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Single-Car Accidents on the Job?
"1099 employees" are also known as "independent contractors," meaning they generally own and operate their own business rather than working for an employer. If you work as a 1099 employee or “independent contractor,” and you’re hurt on the job in … [Read more...] about Do 1099 Employees Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Coverage in Missouri?