Lump-sum settlements are a payment option where an injured employee receives a one-time compensation for losses incurred from a work-related injury. As a worker, you are generally entitled to compensation for losses incurred due to work-related … [Read more...] about What Is a Lump-Sum Settlement? – Kansas City Workers Comp Attorney
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The answer depends on a few things, including the types of injuries you sustained, the form of case resolution you choose, whether an appeal is filed, and whether or not you work with an attorney. If you have been injured at work and filed a … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take To Get Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?
Here's why it's generally not advisable to work a second job while receiving workers' comp benefits from your primary job. Did you know that over 13 million Americans work in two or more jobs? If you work two jobs and get injured at your primary … [Read more...] about Can a Second Job Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Missouri?
Should you put some money away to prepare to pay taxes on your workers' compensation benefits? What about Social Security Disability Income? Will that be affected? If you’ve been injured on the job and you have settled your workers' compensation … [Read more...] about “Do I Have To Pay Tax on Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?”
Mental injuries can occur as a result of a physical accident or from a stressful or unhealthy workplace. Traditionally, people associate workplace injuries with physical ailments, like a broken arm or back injury. These injuries are relatively … [Read more...] about Can I Recover Damages for a Mental Injury at Work in Missouri?
Workers’ compensation is a system that protects employees who suffer injuries while performing work duties, and police officers are not an exception. Police officers protect people from harm while being at risk of injury themselves. It’s not … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation for Missouri Police Officers Injured While on Duty