Quitting your job may not be the best idea with an open claim, as it can affect the benefits you will receive. Many Missouri workers know that workers' compensation benefits also come with certain job protections. If you need to take time off work … [Read more...] about Can I Quit My Job While I’m Receiving Workers Compensation?
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High blood pressure puts you at high risk in many ways. In the US, nearly half a million deaths included hypertension as a contributing or primary cause. This condition puts people at higher risks of heart attack, stroke, kidney diseases, heart … [Read more...] about Compensation for Work-Related Stress and Hypertension
In some cases, the worker is required to travel in order to get the medical attention their condition requires. Are these expenses also covered? By law, worker’s compensation benefits are available for Missouri employees, and they can be accessed … [Read more...] about Will Workers Compensation Pay The Transportation Costs To Get To My Medical Appointments?
If you have recently experienced a workplace injury in Missouri, you may be wondering if you need to hire a workers’ compensation lawyer to represent you. Is it really necessary to hire a work injury lawyer? When It's a Good Idea to Speak … [Read more...] about Can I Handle My Own Workers Compensation Case?
If you’ve suffered a work-related injury and are seeking worker’s compensation benefits, at some point in the process you will likely have a deposition taken. A deposition is a recorded, official statement where you answer questions under oath. … [Read more...] about What You Need To Know About Workers Compensation Depositions
PTSD extends far beyond soldiers who’ve been in combat. Even your job can lead to it. Estimates show that around 70% of adults will experience a traumatic event in their lifetime, and around 20% of them will go on to develop PTSD. People often … [Read more...] about Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD After a Traumatic Event at Work?