Missouri Workers Comp for Mental Health

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Missouri recognizes work-related mental health issues as compensable under your workers’ compensation insurance. After experiencing a workplace injury or illness, the pain and discomfort are just the beginning of the challenges one might face. For those dealing with temporary or permanent disabilities, there’s often an unseen battle taking place within – a battle involving mental … Read more

Struck by Object Injuries: Understanding Workers’ Compensation Claims in Kansas City


Being struck by an object at work can severely affect your health and livelihood. Understanding your rights and the steps to take is crucial. Struck by object incidents are among the more common and dangerous types of workplace injuries. In Missouri, workers who suffer from such injuries due to falling objects, like tools or materials, … Read more

How to Avoid and Respond to Machinery-Related Injuries

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Machinery accidents in the workplace are a serious matter with potentially life-altering consequences.  In the industrial and construction sectors, operating heavy machinery is a routine task. However, it’s not without its risks. Machinery accidents, especially those involving limbs or other body parts getting caught in machines, are a significant concern. Machinery accidents typically involve workers … Read more

Understanding Overexertion Injuries: Your Path to Workers’ Compensation in Missouri

Overexertion Injuries

Overexertion injuries can have lasting impacts on your health and livelihood. Understanding your rights and the benefits available under Missouri’s workers’ compensation laws is crucial. In the realm of workplace injuries, overexertion stands out as a leading cause, significantly impacting the health and productivity of workers. Particularly in Missouri, understanding the nuances of overexertion injuries … Read more

Updated: November 20, 2023

How Employee Misclassification Can Affect Work Comp Benefits


Misclassifying employees as contractors denies them workers’ comp. They bear injury costs and lose legal rights. Employers risk fines and legal battles. With the challenging economic times, employers have resorted to hiring independent contractors to maintain profit margins. This trend has seen independent contractors in the country rise by almost double, climbing from 15.8 million … Read more

Updated: October 30, 2023

Closed and Open Head Injuries at Work: Everything You Need to Know


Recovering from a work-related head injury is more challenging when you stress about unsettled medical bills and personal expenses. An attorney can help. According to the CDC, approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) annually. It’s no surprise that most of these TBIs occur during the line of duty, especially for construction … Read more

Updated: October 30, 2023