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Do you need a workman’s compensation lawyer?

October 15, 2015

If any of the following are true, you should retain an attorney as soon as possible: 1. Your workplace injuries are severe enough to require surgery. 2. Your workplace injuries are moderate to severe. If you and your doctor believe your health won’t return to…

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Car Accidents: When is someone too old to drive?

October 9, 2015

As accident lawyers in the northland, we understand that it is hard to accept when our elders have reached the age where they probably should not be driving anymore. However, it is an important decision to take the keys away in order to avoid automobile…

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Worker’s Compensation and Light Duty

September 29, 2015

In most states, when a worker who has filed for workers’ comp benefits is able to return to light duty, the employer must return the worker to the job he or she left or an equivalent job, provided that such a position is available. However,…

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Who is more likely to be injured in a car accident?

September 24, 2015

Doctors at the Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA performed a study in order to see what percentage of their patients injured were children, adults and the elderly. They also looked at the age groups of the patients along with when…

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Employer Retaliation From Worker’s Comp Claims

September 18, 2015

In Missouri, it is against the law for an employer to retaliate against an employee for exercising his or her rights under workers compensation law. Missouri courts have defined retaliation broadly, acknowledging the reality that discrimination may take various forms. Today, a wide variety of…

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Workman’s Compensation: Know Your Rights

September 11, 2015

While most injured workers recover quickly, and beyond making the initial injury report to qualify for benefits have no real awareness of the Worker’s Compensation system, those more seriously injured may have difficulty with their employer or with the compensation system. Those workers may benefit…

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Steps for a Workers’ Comp Claim

August 13, 2015

Missouri is home to thousands of working men and women who pride themselves on the work they do. Unfortunately, every year many of these workers are injured on the job. If you are injured on the job, workers’ compensation laws can help you with the…

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Kansas City Injury Attorneys: Tips for Avoiding Accidents

August 6, 2015

1. Take good care of your vehicle: The expression, “Prevention is better than a cure” is no different when it comes to automobile accidents. Periodic servicing and maintenance go a long way and will help you keep your car in good shape. Get your tires,…

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The Second Injury Fund

July 30, 2015

Missouri Workers Compensation Laws may allow an injured employee to recover compensation for prior workplace related injuries through the Second Injury Fund. The Second Injury Fund was created by the State of Missouri as veterans were returning home from the Second World War. The purpose…

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Workers’ Compensation Claims Made Simple

July 24, 2015

Workers’ Compensation Workers’ Compensation in the State of Missouri was created in 1926 to help protect workers from injuries sustained at work. “Hurt at work” sounds simple enough, however, in practice it is far from a simple proposition. Over the years with the influence of…

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