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Missouri Workers Compensation Settlement for Injured Concrete Worker

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann settled a case for an injured Missouri concrete worker. A Missouri concrete worker suffered a December 1, 2004, on the job knee injury. The employee was working for a concrete company when he slipped off of a porch and injured his right knee. The Employer/Insurer provided care through … Read more

Updated: July 30, 2020

Employer Claims It Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Injured Smoker

The employer claimed it should not have to pay permanent total disability to injured woman who refused to quit smoking.  An interesting precedent was set by a case settled in August, 2013. A worker became injured at work while lifting some books. The injury necessitated back surgery, which she had, but she was unable to … Read more

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

Financial Options for Injured Workers

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Because workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for employers, most workplace accidents should be covered under workers’ compensation. This means that employees who are injured in the course of their employment are entitled to compensatory benefits for medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial losses that are experienced in relation to the work accident. While workers’ … Read more

Updated: April 12, 2017

Legislature Takes Measures To Provide Benefits to Families of 19 Firefighters Killed

Following the deaths there has been an ongoing discussion about the two-tier workers’ compensation system and how it affects survivors. Many people are talking about the recent wildfires which were sparked by lightning in the city of Prescott, Arizona, and the death the 19 firefighters who valiantly fought the blaze. Not only were the deaths … Read more

Updated: April 18, 2014