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Workers’ Compensation Statistics in the United States

An intro to workers’ compensation Put simply, workers’ compensation is when an employee receives compensation after suffering from a work-related illness or injury. The types of benefits employees may receive varies depending on the state in which they work. Workers’ compensation in Missouri, for instance, requires employers/companies to provide the following benefits: Medical treatment Payment […]

10 Industries with the Most Fatal Injuries Per Year in the US

Industries with the most wrongful death workers’ compensation cases per year Unfortunately, work-related injuries and deaths occur in just about every industry. No matter how easy the work or how safe the environment, it is nearly impossible to completely avoid accidents or negligence.  Workers’ compensation claims are filed every day, but some industries are more […]

The 10 Most Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Workers’ comp claims are some of the most neglected claims when it comes to receiving compensation for injuries or wrongful death due to an accident or negligence.  Each state has a minimum number of employees a company must have before being required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. While most state’s rules are very similar, each […]

Common Personal Injury Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Claim

Avoiding common personal injury claim mistakes Making a personal injury claim can be a very stressful process. Having a lists of steps to follow before you begin can save you a lot of time, money, and worry. In a personal injury case, your medical records are essential and detailed documentation is critical. If you have […]

What Workers’ Compensation Treatment am I Entitled to in Missouri?

What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation (also known as workers’ comp or work comp) is when an employee receives benefits from their employer after they become ill or are injured on the job. Companies purchased workers’ compensation insurance to provide medical treatment to injured employees and aid employees financially during their recovery. Many times, employees […]

What is the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Employer’s Liability?

Understanding the basics of workers’ compensation and employer’s liability is the best way to differentiate the two. As workers’ comp attorneys, we are often asked the difference between the two, so you are not alone if you are not sure yourself. Both workers’ compensation and employer’s liability deal with injuries in the workplace and the […]

8 of the Most Unusual Workers’ Comp Cases

Bizarre workman’s compensation cases from around the United States The most common workers’ compensation claim injuries are pretty obvious but like everything else, of course, there are some that are truly bizarre. No one anticipates a workers’ compensation case, but they are a fairly common occurrence. Usually, a workers’ comp case involves an employee who […]