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WHEN CAN I RECEIVE LOST TIME BENEFITS IN MISSOURI?

If you get hurt in a car accident in or around the metro-east St. Louis area, you have a lot of options for attorneys. From billboards to late-night TV ads, our region is bombarded with lawyers claiming to “get you big money” or “get cash now.”

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FOUR THINGS TO DO AFTER BEING IN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

  One of the questions that were asked is, “What should I do after being involved in an automobile accident? One is to get the …

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THE REAL REASON AUTO ACCIDENTS COST SO MUCH

If you have recently been in a motor vehicle crash in southern Illinois or near the metro-east, then you are probably already dealing with medical bills, insurance representatives, and possibly even third-party collection companies.

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WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP A DIARY AFTER YOUR ACCIDENT

After you sustained an injury in an accident, I always advise my clients to keep a diary of exactly what happened with the Guard, to …

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MASKS ARE EFFECTIVE ONLY IF YOU WEAR THEM PROPERLY. HERE’S THE RIGHT (AND WRONG) WAY

(CNN) – So, about masks – they do next to nothing if you don’t wear them properly. Yep, even the cloth coverings touted as the …

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COVID-19 UPDATE

https://youtu.be/lM98xold9_8 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 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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