Here’s what you need to know about returning to work while on workers’ compensation benefits in Missouri. Suffering a work-related injury can be stressful and devastating. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits can help make ends meet and … [Read more...] about “Does My Employer Have to Hold My Job if I Am Injured?”
You generally do not get to choose your doctor after a work injury. However, there may be valid reasons to request a different doctor. It’s essential to see a doctor after a workplace injury. A doctor should provide the necessary medical … [Read more...] about What if I Don’t Like My Workers Compensation Doctor?
Lump-sum settlements are a payment option where an injured employee receives a one-time compensation for losses incurred from a work-related injury. As a worker, you are generally entitled to compensation for losses incurred due to work-related … [Read more...] about What Is a Lump-Sum Settlement? – Kansas City Workers Comp Attorney
Yes. If you experience a knee injury on the job in Missouri, you are generally entitled to workers' compensation benefits. According to recent statistics, one-third of Americans experience knee injuries at least once in their lifetime. While most … [Read more...] about Can You File a Workers’ Compensation After a Work-Related Knee Injury?
Let's consider which scaffolding accidents and injuries are most common and how you can prevent them. We will also discuss what to do if you have been injured on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, scaffolding accidents account … [Read more...] about What Are the Most Common Scaffolding Accidents and Injuries?
While work-related injuries are commonplace in most professions, some professions are more prone to injuries than others. Firefighting is one such example. In 2019 alone, there were an estimated 60,000 firefighting-related injuries — a 4% increase … [Read more...] about 6 Common Injuries and Illnesses Sustained by Missouri Firefighters