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Is Missouri a No-Fault State?
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Is Missouri a No-Fault State?

In every state throughout the country, auto insurance plays a large role in any car accident. In no-fault auto insurance states, injured individuals must file …

product liability claims
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Product Liability Claims

If you have been hurt by a defective or dangerous product, you have the right to file product liability claims to recover financial compensation for …

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Illinois Workers’ Compensation Benefit Rates 2021

If you have been injured on the job, you have the right to claim workers’ compensation benefits that can help offset the cost of your …

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How Workers’ Compensation May Affect Social Security Disability Payments

If you have been hurt at work and have received a settlement from workers’ compensation, you may wonder if you are also entitled to Social …

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Can‌ ‌You‌ ‌Get‌ ‌Social‌ ‌Security‌ ‌Disability‌ ‌for‌ ‌PTSD?‌ ‌

After a person sees or experiences a traumatic event, such as rape, a natural disaster, or even a heart attack, they may develop post traumatic …

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Can You Get Social Security Disability/SSI Benefits for Depression?

Depression is one of the top leading reasons people seek disability benefits. Depression is a broad term that refers to many different conditions, including persistent …

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

If you have contracted COVID-19 as part of your work environment, please contact us and we can discuss if your condition falls under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If we can prove that you contracted your virus as part of your work environment, you would be entitled to compensation that would include payment of all medical expenses; lost time benefits while you recovery; and a settlement for any ongoing problems after you recover. 

 

Please note that in Illinois, first responders and essential employees are presumed to have contracted COVID-19 at work.  Missouri recognizes that same presumption but limits it to first responders.  Regardless, if believe that you contracted COVID-19 at work, please contact us immediately so that we can inform you of your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

 

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