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

workers comp deposition

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 Can It Be Determine If a Work From Home Injury Is Work-Related?

working from home

If you are injured on the job while working from home, can you still get workers compensation benefits? These are unprecedented times, and many American workers have been working from home for the past few months as a way to protect themselves and others from the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be difficult to separate your … Read more

Updated: August 25, 2020

Can I Choose My Doctor After a Missouri Work Injury?

choosing doctor after injury

If you’ve recently experienced a work injury in Missouri, you may be wondering if you’re legally allowed to get your own doctor for diagnosis and treatment. There are about 2.8 million workplace injuries in the U.S. every year, ranging from minor to severe and even fatal. So if you’ve recently experienced a work injury in … Read more

Updated: August 20, 2021

When Can I Return To Work After a Work Injury?

returning to work after a work injury

Workers who suffer an injury at work can cover the cost of their medical bills through the Missouri worker’s comp program. Additionally, the benefits can also help you with lost wages payments if your doctor recommends you take some time off to recover. However, if you’re at home, you are likely wondering when you can … Read more

Updated: March 18, 2020

How To Report a Work Injury Correctly

missouri worker reporting work injury

Though worker’s compensation laws are meant to protect injured workers, they do outline a specific process you have to go through to report your injury and receive compensation. Not reporting your work injury can result in your claim being denied. The insurance company has the right to deny your claim if you did not respect … Read more

Updated: January 24, 2020