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?
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More often than not, loading dock workers work on a tight schedule, which usually requires them to load and unload items hurriedly and aggressively. Did you know that around 25% of all industrial accidents occur at the loading dock? Working on … [Read more...] about 5 Loading Dock Safety Measures to Keep in Mind to Prevent Work Injuries
Each year, thousands of workplace accidents occur as a result of sleep deprivation among workers. Here is how sleep deprivation can affect your safety at work. According to the CDC, a third of American adults are considered to have sleep … [Read more...] about 4 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation at Work
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