Pre-Existing Conditions and Missouri Workers Compensation

If you have a pre-existing condition, you are generally only eligible for compensation if there is a direct cause that leads to an injury. Whenever a worker gets injured at their job, they are covered by workers compensation, an insurance policy the state of Missouri requires most employers to carry. The matters are generally straightforward: … Read more

Updated: June 21, 2021

How Pre-Existing Conditions Can Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

man looking at workers comp denial

If you have any pre-existing conditions or injuries, the insurance company might use them to say that you were injured before the accident happened. Most businesses in the state of Missouri are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance is a type of insurance coverage that is meant to compensate employees who are … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Are Long Term Illnesses Covered under Workers Compensation?

Each year, millions of people get injured or become sick at their places of work. Some suffer only minor injuries that require minimal medical intervention, while some others receive serious injuries that render them disabled for the lifetime. Workplace injuries can turn out quite costly because of associated medical expenses and wage loss due to … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

How a Pre-Existing Condition Affects Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

If your workers’ compensation claim is denied because of a pre-existing condition, seek the help of a Kansas City workers’ compensation attorney. You may hear a lot about the importance of pre-existing conditions during health care coverage debates. These are medical conditions or illnesses that you have been previously diagnosed with and treated for. When … Read more

Updated: August 20, 2021