Lower body injuries are not uncommon for workers in construction, manufacturing, and other sectors. Falls, slips, collisions, and other accidents can cause injuries of the foot, ankle, knee, and hip. However, to be eligible for workers' compensation, … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers’ Compensation and Lower Body Injuries
Workers' Compensation is designed to protect the interests of both employees and employers. The Workers' Compensation system protects the rights of injured employees. It also saves their employer from litigation that may arise out of a workplace … [Read more...] about What Employers Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation
Many injured workers are not aware of their rights under workers' compensation and are not clear as to what benefits they are entitled to. Quite often, an injured worker settles their case for a far less amount compared to what they actually deserve. … [Read more...] about What Are My Rights Under Missouri Workers’ Compensation?
Employees that are often at the highest risk of work-related injuries include assembly line workers. Missouri workers' compensation covers injuries suffered during the course and scope of employment. It also covers occupational diseases such as … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers Compensation and Assembly Line Workers
Kansas City work injury lawyer James M. Hoffmann discusses why injured workers should file for workers compensation. Under the Missouri workers compensation system, an injured worker is entitled to medical benefits, and also disability benefits if … [Read more...] about Why Injured Workers Should File for Workers’ Compensation
Construction sites are among the most hazardous workplaces. Falling objects, heavy equipment, and faulty scaffolding make the working environment hazardous for the construction workers. Every year, thousands of workers get injured and even killed at … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation: Construction Accidents