What Are My Rights Under Missouri 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. Kansas City Missouri workers’ compensation lawyers are often flooded with questions from injured workers relating to what … Read more

Updated: January 8, 2019

Missouri Workers Compensation and Assembly Line Workers

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 asbestosis. Every year, thousands of workers file workers’ compensation claims for injuries sustained at the workplace. Many of the injuries … Read more

Updated: June 6, 2023

Why Injured Workers Should File for Workers’ Compensation

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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 they are unable to return to work. The employer or his workers’ compensation insurance company is responsible for paying … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Workers Compensation: Construction Accidents

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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 constructions sites. In spite of the known dangers, construction workers risk their lives every day to earn a living. Thankfully, … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Answers To Common Workers Compensation Questions

Workers often have doubts and questions related to workers compensation that only an expert can answer. The workers’ compensation system safeguards the interests of employees injured in the workplace. It provides for medical expenses and disability benefits in case the employee has been rendered incapable of returning to work. A lot of confusion prevails among injured … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020

How Can an Attorney Help in Workers Compensation Claims?

An already injured and emotionally shattered worker may find it hard to comprehend the complex laws and procedures governing workers compensation. Workers compensation law provides benefits to employees who suffer injuries or become ill at the workplace. The injured employee is entitled to medical benefits and wage loss benefits under the workers’ compensation system. The … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019