Job Security After a Workers Compensation Claim


Some employers may retaliate against employees who file for workers’ comp benefits. A workers’ compensation attorney can help protect your rights. Your job is one of the most essential things in your life. It provides for you and your family and gives you a sense of purpose and fulfillment. That’s why it’s understandable that you … Read more

Signs of Heat Exhaustion – Missouri Workers Comp Attorney

missouri worker suffering from heat exhuastion

The most common symptoms of heat exhaustion include profuse sweating, thirst, headache, dizziness, fatigue, muscle cramps, and elevated body temperature. An estimated 32 million Americans spend much of their day working outside. From construction workers, farmers, and landscapers to park rangers and firefighters, these individuals are exposed to the harsh conditions of the great outdoors, including sweltering … Read more

Updated: June 15, 2023

Accident at Work Due to Faulty Equipment

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Faulty equipment in the workplace is a common cause of workplace injuries. Learn more about the dangers of improper maintenance, inadequate training, substandard quality, and lack of safety features. Every day, millions of Americans go to work and use machines and tools to do their job. In an ideal world, these machines would be well-maintained … Read more

Why Is the Insurance Adjuster Ignoring My Workers Comp Claim?

injured missouri worker stressed due to an insurance adjuster ignoring his claim

Filing a workers’ compensation claim and receiving benefits is often frustrating and complex, especially if an insurance adjuster seems to be ignoring your claim. The purpose of workers comp insurance is to provide financial assistance to employees who have been injured in the scope of their employment. Unfortunately, the process of filing a workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: January 16, 2023

4 FAQs About Workers Comp Structured Settlements

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A structured settlement is a financial arrangement in which an injured worker receives their compensation in periodic payments rather than a lump-sum payment. At the Law Office of James. M. Hoffman, we’re dedicated to helping injured workers navigate the often complex world of workers’ compensation. One area that can be particularly confusing is the concept … Read more

Updated: January 10, 2023

Do You Need to Use Vacation Days for Workers Comp Doctors Appointments?

injured worker at home on the couch

Given the issues that follow a workplace injury, it’s important to have professional legal representation to ensure that your rights are protected.  Unfortunately, not all employers have clear and detailed policies and procedures regarding workers’ comp and what to do after one has been involved in a work-related injury. This can lead to confusion and … Read more

Updated: December 19, 2022