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When Should I Start to Receive Workers’ Compensation Payments?

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If you were seriously injured in an accident at work, you might be worried about how you will make ends meet while you’re unable to work. Thankfully, workers’ compensation is available to pay for your medical expenses and replace a ...

How to Check the Status of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

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If you have suffered serious injuries at work or developed an occupational disease, workers’ compensation should pay for your medical bills and replace a portion of the income you previously earned if your injuries keep you from returning to work. ...

Tips for Sharing the Road with Trucks

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While trucks play a vital role in our economy and transport goods we all rely on, they can also be dangerous to other motorists. Semi-trucks are significantly larger than passenger vehicles and can be at least ten times heavier. Because ...
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How Common Are Amusement Park Accidents?

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Millions of people go to amusement parks each year to enjoy the rides and excitement they offer. Missouri boasts numerous amusement parks, located in Branson, St. Louis, Kansas City, and more. When people visit amusement parks, they generally expect the ...
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Who Is Liable for an Amusement Park Injury?

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Roughly 375 million people will visit an amusement park this year. With their rides, attractions, shows, boutiques, restaurants, and activities, theme parks are popular destinations in the summertime. However, accidents sometimes occur. If you or your loved one suffer an ...
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Is There a Black Box in Commercial Trucks?

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Billions of tons of goods, which are worth trillions of dollars, are transported in the U.S. each year, and large portions of these goods are delivered by commercial trucks. Transportation companies want to track the trucks in their fleets to ...
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What to Expect with a Boating Accident Lawsuit

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Millions of people visit Branson, Missouri, each year to explore the city’s many attractions, dine at its fabulous restaurants, and boat and fish on its lakes. Branson provides access to three popular lakes: Lake Taneycomo, Table Rock Lake, and Bull ...
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What Happens If I Let Someone Borrow My Car and They Get in an Accident?

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When a friend or family member asks to borrow your car, you probably don’t expect them to get into an accident. But unfortunately, traffic collisions can happen at any time. If the person who borrowed your vehicle gets into a ...
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Why You Need a Local Attorney If You’re Injured on Vacation

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Are you eagerly anticipating an upcoming vacation? We hope you have a wonderful, relaxing, and stress-free trip with your loved ones. But unfortunately, sometimes travelers experience bad luck while away from home. For example, they might be involved in a ...
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Repetitive Stress Injuries in the Workplace

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In Missouri, employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance or apply to self-insure after meeting the requirements established under Mo. Code Regs. tit. 8 § 50-3.010. Most employers opt to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This means that if an employee is ...
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