2018 Articles

The Immense Risk of Working While Intoxicated

If you call a St. Louis workers compensation attorney after sustaining damage at work, there is an excellent chance that you’ll get the legal assistance you need. One exception is if you were ...
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Physical Assault and Workers’ Compensation

The most common type of workplace injury claims come from accidents. A few typical examples include falling, getting a limb caught in machinery, and lifting too heavy of a load. Still, plenty of ...
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Physical Therapy After a St. Louis Car Accident

If your car accident injury is severe enough, you may decide to see a physical therapist (PT). When you do, you will likely have a much better shot at returning to your former health and living a ...
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Why You Always Need to Come to Work Sober

Though some employees would never come to work intoxicated, others frequently do. Additionally, some workers may go to work under the influence without fully realizing it, due to their substance being ...
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Why Your Passengers are Deadlier Than Your Phone

The ramifications of distracted driving are significant. The NHTSA says that in 2016 distracted driving was responsible for almost 3,500 deaths, and it is now blamed for over 400,000 injuries ...
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What to Expect If Your Car Accident Case Goes to Trial

Though going to trial can be frustrating and time-consuming, it is sometimes necessary. When you and your St. Louis car accident lawyer start to pursue compensation, the goal is generally to get a ...
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Can I Obtain Workers’ Compensation for a Heart Attack?

When you picture a workplace injury, you probably think of something like a broken bone or strain. What you don’t imagine is heart attacks, but people have them at work quite frequently. If this ...
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The Differences Between Personal Injury and Workers Comp Cases

You have probably heard about these two legal concepts before, but with no background in law, you might not know much about them. First, let’s go over their definition. A personal injury case is ...
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How Social Media Posts Can Impact Workers Comp Claims

There is nothing better than spending some time out of town with family and friends during the summer. Once all the photos and videos taken to commemorate your getaway are taken, the most likely place ...
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What Is "Higher Duty of Care" in Pedestrian Car Accidents?

To obtain a driver’s license in Missouri, you have to assume specific responsibilities. One of them is that you have a higher duty of care when driving near pedestrians. When those pedestrians ...
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What Happens If You Get in a Car Accident on a Road Trip?

Summertime is a great time to go exploring. With the kids out of school, nothing is better than hopping in the car for some family time and seeing the US all from the window of your family roadster ...
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What Happens If You Opt out of Workers’ Compensation as a Business Owner?

If you are a business owner in the state of Missouri and employ more than five employees, or in the construction industry, you have more than one, you are required to carry workers’ compensation ...
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Prove Non Economic Damages After a Car Accident

If you are injured in a car accident in Missouri, the person who is responsible for paying for the accident is the driver or party found to be negligent. Sometimes that means that one person is solely ...
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Getting a Fair Workers Comp Settlement Amount

When you are injured on the job, you are generally entitled to receive compensation for the time that you are out of work. In Missouri, it is also possible for the worker to receive compensation in ...
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What Can Happen to Your Workers' Compensation Benefits?

If you work in the state of Missouri, your employer, in most industries, is mandated to carry something called workers’ compensation insurance coverage. This is an insurance policy that serves ...
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Company Car Accident Drug Test

Although you can’t be with them 24/7 or know exactly what they are doing when they aren’t on the job, If you are running a company, it is best to ensure that your employees are coming to ...
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Are You Covered Under Workers' Compensation From Day One?

If you are employed in the state of Missouri, your employer is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation is a mandatory policy that is meant to protect both ...
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Is the Mandatory Minimum Insurance Enough to Cover Someone in a Car Accident?

To drive in Missouri, you are legally obligated to carry the mandatory minimum insurance coverage to ensure that if you are at fault in an accident, you can pay for the resulting damages and injuries. ...
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