Workers Compensation

Injury and Accident Attorneys Serving St. Louis, Nearby Missouri, Fairview Heights, and Nearby Illinois

In Missouri, all businesses with five or more employees must carry workers’ compensation . Employers in the construction industry must carry workers’ comp insurance if the company has more than one employee, excluding the owner. Many construction companies skirt this requirement by hiring “contract...
Near the end of October 2020, a workers’ compensation claim from another attorney’s office was passed to Brown & Brown. This client had been injured in June of 2019 and was still waiting for compensation. The accident occurred while the client, an 18-wheeler driver, ran into the back of a small...
Expanding on our previous Workers’ Compensation Fraud post, we will now take a look at charges and penalties in Illinois. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Fraud Charges and Penalties According to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act : Any person or party may report or allege workers’ compensation...
Workers’ compensation laws and benefits are in place to protect both employers and employees in the event of workplace injury. In general, employees have the right to workers’ comp benefits if they sustain a workplace injury, even if they caused the injury themselves. However, employers are...
When you are injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation , even if you played a role in your accident. With very few exceptions, workers’ compensation provides benefits to all employees who become injured while performing work-related duties. The first step in starting a workers’...
When you are injured on the job, you are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim . This is true for nearly all employees in the Greater St. Louis area. With very few exceptions, it remains true even in cases where a worker played a role in his or her accident. It is a guaranteed benefit for...
Workers’ compensation is an insurance held by most employers in Missouri and Illinois. It does not seek to establish fault for an accident. It simply provides compensation for lost wages and medical expenses while an employee recovers from an on-the-job injury. This means that you can collect...
In order to obtain workers’ compensation , you will need to work with a doctor who can both verify your injury and create a treatment plan that gets you back on your feet as soon as possible. In Missouri, your company has the right to choose this doctor for you. In Illinois, you may be able to...
Workers’ compensation is no-fault insurance that provides benefits for people who have been injured on the job. Ideally, when an employee is injured, filing a claim and receiving compensation for medical expenses and lost wages is cut and dry – and in the best cases, it is. However, the best case...
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