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What Is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

Posted October 30, 2023
You put your best into your work, but when you’re hurt on the job it can quickly cause financial hardship. Thankfully, Missouri requires employers with five or more employees to provide workers’ compensation for employees injured or made ill at the workplace. Workers’ compensation in Missouri helps pay the medical bills for an injured...
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Workers’ comp vs. disability

Posted April 20, 2023
Workers’ compensation and disability insurance protect you from injuries incurred on the job. However, there are critical differences between the two.Here are these policies’ key similarities and differences so you know the best options.What is workers’ comp?Workers’ comp is insurance offered by your employer. When you become sick or injured while performing work-related activities,...
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Can my employer force me to return to work after a workplace injury?

Posted February 25, 2023
Employers do not like to pay workers’ compensation benefits, but it is a law when you suffer an injury at work. Thanks to a benefit plan, you receive financial help for the medical care and treatment needed to recover from the injury. These benefits also replace lost wages due to the injury.Under Missouri law...
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Can you receive compensation for an injury that occurs on break?

Posted October 25, 2022
You are likely aware of your rights to workers’ compensation as part of the benefits package provided by your employer. If you sustain an injury during one of your break periods, however, it might not be clear if you are eligible to claim compensation after the incident.It stands to reason that an injury must...
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Returning to work too soon after a workplace injury

Posted August 20, 2022
Many work-related injuries require significant time to heal correctly and thoroughly. However, If you sustain a qualifying injury while performing your job, Missouri’s workers’ compensation benefits can help you pay your bills until you can return to work.Unfortunately, returning to work too soon can lead to physical and financial complications.Why do injured workers return...
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What are the most common sources of nursing injuries?

Posted July 12, 2022
When it comes to the healthcare system, nurses are essential. They work tirelessly to track the healing process and provide patients with comfort.Long hours and stressful demands leave caretakers vulnerable. When a physical injury does occur, workers’ compensation benefits are there to help. Despite this safety net, it is better to avoid trauma altogether....
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