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. But although whiplash is common, it is also poorly understood. Many people who suffer whiplash
Can You File for Workers’ Compensation for an Injury That Developed Over Time?
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, equipment accidents, and other similar events, many employees are unsure whether benefits might be available
Can Social Media Hurt My Workers’ Compensation Claim?
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. People enjoy posting photographs and details about their lives while also keeping up with what’s
Can I File a Workers’ Compensation Case If I Contracted COVID?
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 you can file a workers’ compensation case. Scroll down to learn more.
How to Win a Workers’ Compensation Appeal
If you’re injured on the job or learn that your medical condition was caused by your working conditions, you are entitled to pursue workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, some employers and insurers fight workers’ compensation claims. Your employer might dispute your claim to try to keep its insurance premiums from going up, or the insurance carrier