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Understanding Missouri Workers’ Compensation Laws

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Understanding Missouri’s workers’ compensation laws is vital to ensure injured employees receive fair benefits and employers comply with legal obligations. Workers’ compensation is a critical system designed to protect employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. In Missouri, understanding the nuances of workers’ compensation laws is essential for both employees and employers. This article will … Read more

Updated: December 6, 2023

How Long Do I Have to Be Employed to Get Workers Comp in Missouri?

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If you start your new job this morning and get injured two hours into your first shift, you are generally eligible for workers’ compensation under Missouri law. The worker’s comp program does not specify you have to be employed for a specific amount of days in order to be protected by it. As far as … Read more

Updated: March 16, 2020

An Employer’s Obligations if You’re Injured on the Job – Kansas City Workers Compensation

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A company is required by law to carry workers compensation coverage to protect their employees. In the state of Missouri, employers are required to take out workers’ compensation insurance to ensure that if any of their employees are injured on the job, they have the means to cover the cost of those injuries. This means … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Employees Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Missouri

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Under Missouri workers’ compensation law, employees are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, but there are some exclusions. If a worker gets injured at the workplace, he or she is entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits, including compensation for medical bills and loss of earnings. An injured worker does not need to prove that the employer was at … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020

How Much Will Your Salary Compensation Benefit Be?

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It can be hard for an employee to claim workers’ compensation when part of their salary includes tips or commissions. It is your right to be paid for that income if you are hurt on the job. The hard part is in figuring out how much that would be. If you are having a discrepancy with … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019