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How Many Times Can You Appeal a Workers’ Compensation Case?

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Workers’ compensation is supposed to provide benefits to employees who are injured on the job. While employees aren’t required to prove that their employers were negligent in order to recover benefits, many claims are still denied by insurance companies. It ...

Who Is Liable for a Lane-Change Accident?

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Following a collision that causes injuries, the liability of the parties must be determined. Since Missouri is a fault state for car accidents, it’s important to figure out which party was at fault so that victims can pursue compensation for ...
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What Trucking Regulations Could Affect My Case?

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If you were injured in a collision with a large truck, you might feel overwhelmed by your condition and the losses you have suffered. Truck collision claims can be more complex than other types of motor vehicle accidents because of ...
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What to Expect from a Truck Accident Settlement

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After suffering serious injuries in a truck accident, dealing with your injuries, lost wages, rising medical expenses, and other losses can feel overwhelming. Because of the differences in sizes and weights between passenger cars and commercial trucks, trucking collisions often ...
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What to Expect from a Motorcycle Accident Settlement

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Motorcycle collisions are among the most dangerous types of accidents that can occur in Missouri. In 2021, the most recent year for which data is available, 159 people in the state were killed in motorcycle crashes, and many more were ...
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What Is a Credible Witness?

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If you’re injured in a car or truck accident, it’s important to ask for the names and contact information of any people who saw what happened. A credible witness can be extremely helpful if you choose to pursue compensation for ...
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Symptoms of a Whiplash Injury

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Whiplash injuries are among the most common types of injuries that can happen in car accidents. According to researchers, more than 1.2 million people in the U.S. go to the emergency department for the treatment of whiplash-associated disorders every year. ...
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Can You File for Workers’ Compensation for an Injury That Developed Over Time?

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Missouri has a workers’ compensation system in place through which employees who suffer workplace injuries or develop occupational diseases can obtain benefits. While most people understand that workers’ compensation might pay benefits for on-the-job injuries from sudden accidents, including falls, ...
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Can Social Media Hurt My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

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For many, social media is a nearly indispensable part of modern life. Most people are active on one or more platforms, and according to Statista, Facebook alone is expected to have over 260 million users in the U.S. in 2027. ...

Can I File a Workers’ Compensation Case If I Contracted COVID?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant harm and strain on people around the world, including here in Missouri. Unfortunately, many people are exposed to the novel coronavirus at their jobs. If you contracted COVID-19 at work, you might wonder whether ...