Injured workers in Missouri generally understand that if they get hurt on the job, worker’s compensation benefits are available to help them get medical treatment. However, many workers may be surprised to find out not every worker’s comp case is … [Read more...] about My Employer Hasn’t Compensated My Work-Related Injury – What Next?
If you start your new job this morning and get injured two hours into your first shift, you are generally eligible for workers' compensation under Missouri law. The worker’s comp program does not specify you have to be employed for a specific … [Read more...] about How Long Do I Have to Be Employed to Get Workers Comp in Missouri?
Workers in Missouri can generally access workers' comp benefits to cover their medical treatments needed for a work-related illness or injury. While it’s almost impossible to know exactly what the number of Missouri employees who choose not to … [Read more...] about Will Workers Compensation Protect Me From Being Fired After a Work Injury?
Low back pain is so normal that we've become accustomed to living with this ache. Studies estimate that 80% of the population will suffer from low back pain at a point in their life. It's one of the most common workplace injuries and the main reason … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers Compensation for Lower Back Pain
Degenerative bone or joint disease, such as osteoarthritis, is a condition in which the protective cartilage at the top of the bones wears out. In bone diseases, the bone weakens over time to the point that even a minor impact can lead to a fracture. … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation for Degenerative Bone Disease
Workers who suffer an injury at work can cover the cost of their medical bills through the Missouri worker’s comp program. Additionally, the benefits can also help you with lost wages payments if your doctor recommends you take some time off to … [Read more...] about When Can I Return To Work After a Work Injury?