Understanding the Differences Between Workers Compensation and Personal Injuries Claims

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If you’ve been injured at work, you may be wondering yourself if you should file a claim for workers’ compensation or if you should pursue a personal injury claim.  Let’s consider the difference between the two and why you should consult with a St. Louis work injury attorney to decide the best course of action.  … Read more

What is the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim & a Work Injury Claim?

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Workers comp and personal injury claims are two distinct types of cases, but in certain situations, you may have a difficult time knowing which one you qualify for. Worker’s compensation is a state-run program that offers benefits to workers in the event they suffer an injury at the job, or as a result of it. … Read more

Updated: August 25, 2020

How Are Workers Compensation Cases Different From Personal Injury Cases?

If you’ve been injured at your job, you may be wondering if you should file a worker’s comp claim or a personal injury claim. Both routes can get you compensated for your injuries, but they demand completely different processes. Both have their pros and cons, and deciding between the two can sometimes be difficult, particularly … Read more

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