Each year, thousands of workplace accidents occur as a result of sleep deprivation among workers. Here is how sleep deprivation can affect your safety at work. According to the CDC, a third of American adults are considered to have sleep … [Read more...] about 4 Dangers of Sleep Deprivation at Work
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Here’s what you need to know about returning to work while on workers’ compensation benefits in Missouri. Suffering a work-related injury can be stressful and devastating. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits can help make ends meet and … [Read more...] about “Does My Employer Have to Hold My Job if I Am Injured?”
You generally do not get to choose your doctor after a work injury. However, there may be valid reasons to request a different doctor. It’s essential to see a doctor after a workplace injury. A doctor should provide the necessary medical … [Read more...] about What if I Don’t Like My Workers Compensation Doctor?
While work-related injuries are commonplace in most professions, some professions are more prone to injuries than others. Firefighting is one such example. In 2019 alone, there were an estimated 60,000 firefighting-related injuries — a 4% increase … [Read more...] about 6 Common Injuries and Illnesses Sustained by Missouri Firefighters
Here are the worker's classification tests that Missouri uses and how to determine if your status is correct. Have you been classified as an independent contractor by your employer? How can you be certain that this classification is … [Read more...] about Employee or Contractor? Here’s How to Make Sure Your Classification is Correct
Although each workers' compensation claim in Missouri is unique, you can generally expect a few things if you qualify. If you have been injured at work or suffered from an illness caused by your job, you might be entitled to file workers’ … [Read more...] about What to Expect After Filing a Missouri Workers Compensation Claim