What Is a “Compromise and Release” Offer in a Workers Compensation Case?

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A compromise and release settlement is a contract between you and the insurance company. By agreeing to the terms you settle your work injury claim for a lump sum. Pursuing compensation after a work-related injury in Missouri is no easy task. It can be easy to get confused and frustrated when dealing with seemingly unending … Read more

Updated: September 23, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About Structured Workers Compensation Settlements

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A structured settlement is when a plaintiff (a workplace injury victim) agrees to be paid part or all of the compensation over a period of years. If you were injured at work and plan on filing a workers’ comp claim, you’ve probably heard of structured settlements. And if you’re like most people, you’re probably curious … Read more

Updated: August 9, 2021

5 Signs of a Lowball Workers Comp Insurance Settlement Offer

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If the insurance company notices that you’re frustrated and want to resolve your claim as quickly as possible, chances are they’ll take advantage and offer you a lowball settlement offer. The workers’ compensation process can be overwhelming, and you may find yourself wanting it to end soon so you can focus on your health and … Read more

Updated: June 29, 2021

Workers Compensation Settlements: How They Work and How To Get A Fair One

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Reach out to an experienced St. Louis workers compensation lawyer to help negotiate a fair settlement and ensure you are receiving the full amount of benefits you are legally entitled to. Missouri workers who are injured on the job are generally entitled to workers compensation benefits. From medical expenses to lost wages and even disability … Read more

Updated: April 13, 2021

“What if My Condition Got Worse After I Settled My Workers Compensation?”

Insurance companies will often try to reduce their costs by looking for pre-existing conditions or injuries, delaying the process, and even refusing your claim from the start. Workers’ compensation system is designed to cover the medical expenses and lost wages of employers who get injured during their work duties or develop an occupational disease. The … Read more

Updated: December 24, 2020

4 Questions You Should Ask Before Signing a Workers Compensation Settlement

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Before you sign the dotted line on the settlement, here are 4 very important questions to ask yourself. Apart from the medical treatment and lost wages benefits, your worker’s comp case may also end with a settlement. This is an additional perk usually given out when the injured worker is facing long-term repercussions of their … Read more

Updated: August 24, 2020