Here are some of the common reasons you may need to file a workers' compensation claim against your former employer. In Missouri, you're generally eligible to receive workers' comp benefits for injuries that happen in the scope of your employment. … [Read more...] about Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim With Your Former Employer?
While most workplace injuries can be treated successfully, some injuries can lead to permanent disabilities or chronic pain that won't go away. Unfortunately, having a permanent impairment or chronic pain can turn your life upside down and could … [Read more...] about 4 Workplace Injuries That May Permanently Limit Your Ability to Work
When it comes to workers' compensation, the use of marijuana can certainly impact your claim. Let's discuss how using marijuana can affect your Missouri workers' compensation claim. How Marijuana Usage Can Impact Your Claim Even though … [Read more...] about How Marijuana Usage Can Impact Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
Let's consider the top five high-risk occupations for heatstroke injuries and what you can do to recover full and fair compensation after a work-related injury. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 11 workers suffer serious heatstroke … [Read more...] about Top 6 High-Risk Jobs for Heat Stroke Injuries in Missouri
A work environment is more than a physical and geographical setting. It generally refers to all the elements and conditions in which you perform your job. Under the OSHA act, employers are generally required to provide a workplace that is free … [Read more...] about Are Work Vehicles Considered Part Of a Work Environment?
Volunteers are generally not covered under workers' compensation in Missouri. However, because there are some exceptions, you shouldn't assume you aren't eligible. Like other workers, volunteers can suffer injuries while working, and this begs the … [Read more...] about Does Missouri Workers’ Compensation Cover Volunteers?