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Missouri First Responders Workers’ Compensation Update

by Mat Camp • October 16, 2020

In April, Missouri lawmakers passed a law allowing first responders to file for workers’ compensation for COVID-19 related illnesses. First responders had to work during most of the pandemic shut downs with little to no PPE, as at the time, there was a nation-wide shortage. We covered the new Missouri law and its potential outcomes […]

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First Responders Able To File Workers’ Comp Claims For COVID-19 Under New Missouri Rule

by Sarah Johnson • May 13, 2020

Missouri lawmakers did the right thing.  First line workers are now entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they contract COVID-19. If you read our blog posts earlier this year, you’ll remember that traditional workers’ compensation law requires employees to be injured on the job or exposed to occupational disease in the course and scope of […]

Workers’ Compensation: What You Should Know

by Sarah Johnson • January 30, 2020

Workers’ compensation, or workers’ comp as it is commonly called, is an insurance program that provides benefits to workers who were injured or became ill on the job.   Workers’ comp is designed to make up for medical costs and lost wages while they were out of work and is legally mandated in most states (except for Texas).  While you […]

Worker’s Compensation Q&A

by admin • April 25, 2019

You were hurt at work. You have medical bills showing up in the mail. To make matters worse, you can’t return to work. Someone from an insurance company is calling you and wants to talk.  If you’re in this situation, maybe someone has told you to file a workers’ compensation claim. But although you may […]