Are My Injuries Compensable Under Missouri Workers Compensation?

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Workers’ compensation helps injured workers recover medical expenses and lost wages. The injuries that are covered by workers compensation include the ones that are sustained in the course and scope of work. In other words, injuries that can be connected in some way to the work conditions or requirements are generally covered under workers compensation. … Read more

Updated: July 29, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Construction Site Injuries

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Employees working on a construction site are exposed to many risks for work-related injuries. These risks are due to the presence of heavy machinery, tools and gear, and working at heights or underground. Despite the presence of these risks, the employer has the responsibility to ensure their employees remain relatively protected and employee safety should be the foremost concern of the … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019

Workers’ Compensation and Commercial Truck Driving

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The profession of commercial truck driving can be difficult and risky while hauling goods and cargo from one part of the country to the other. If you are a commercial truck driver and have sustained injuries in an accident while on the job, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical … Read more

Updated: June 10, 2019

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

Things to Avoid After a Work Injury

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Safeguard your right to Missouri workers compensation benefits. Anyone who is injured at the workplace in Kansas City is entitled to workers compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation covers all injury-related medical bills and provides compensation for the workdays you have to miss because of the injury. To safeguard your right to workers’ compensation, you must avoid taking certain actions. Do … Read more

Updated: July 29, 2019

Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

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Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of workplace deaths and cause about 20 percent of the total reported for disabling injuries. The workers’ compensation system has been put in place to safeguard the interests of workers who suffer injuries or illnesses as a result of the work they perform. However, workers may not … Read more

Updated: June 6, 2023