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  • Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim?
    Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim?

    This is a complicated question, with an equally complicated answer: It depends. Missouri is an “at will” employment state, which means, generally, employers can fire an employee at any time for any ...

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  • Death Benefits Following a Workplace Accident or Occupational Disease
    Death Benefits Following a Workplace Accident or Occupational Disease

    Workers’ compensation is most commonly associated with providing benefits to workers injured on-the-job. However, it can also give financial support to the surviving family of a worker who passes away ...

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  • What Impairment Ratings Mean for Your Disability Claim?
    What Impairment Ratings Mean for Your Disability Claim?

    What Are Impairment Ratings? The amount you receive in permanent disability benefits depends on your impairment rating (also commonly referred to as a “disability rating”), the extent and location of ...

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  • Difference Between Permanent Partial Disability & Permanent Total Disability
    Difference Between Permanent Partial Disability & Permanent Total Disability

    Determining your workers’ compensation benefits can be complicated because the amount depends on a calculation of your average weekly wage, which depends on the industry you work in and the structure ...

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  • Payment for Lost Wages (TTD) As Part of Your Workers' Compensation Claim
    Payment for Lost Wages (TTD) As Part of Your Workers' Compensation Claim

    After suffering a work-related injury, you can collect benefits through workers’ compensation coverage provided by your employer. The purpose of workers’ comp benefits is keeping you financially ...

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  • What Should I Do if I Suffer a Workplace Injury?
    What Should I Do if I Suffer a Workplace Injury?

    If you have been seriously injured due to a workplace accident, you will inevitably have to deal with an experienced insurance adjuster. Missouri workers’ compensation law is complex, and full of ...

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