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
How to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits
The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to employees who are injured at work or develop occupational medical conditions. If you were hurt at your job or learned that your medical condition was caused by the conditions in your workplace, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. As long as you are
Missouri Workers’ Compensation FAQs
In Missouri, the Missouri Workers’ Compensation Law governs the rights of employees who are injured or sickened because of accidents or conditions at their jobs. Under the state’s system, employees who are injured or sickened because of their jobs have the right to pursue claims against their employers’ workers’ compensation insurance to recover benefits. In
Can You Sue If You Accept Workers’ Compensation?
Each year in Missouri, many people are injured while they are working at their jobs. If you were injured in a workplace accident, you might wonder, “Can you sue if you accept workers’ compensation?” Scroll down to learn more about your rights to recover compensation following a workplace accident.
How to Properly Report a Work Injury
If you are injured at work, you might be entitled to recover workers’ compensation benefits. Missouri employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance or to self-insure to protect the safety of their employees. The workers’ compensation system does not require you to prove fault to recover workers’ compensation benefits. However, you must follow the