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Why is My Workers Comp Case Going to Trial?

Why is My Workers Comp Case Going to Trial Often after an employee is injured at work they can file a workers’ compensation claim and …

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Permanent Total Disability and Workers’ Comp in Illinois

If you have been hurt while on the job in the Prairie State and have not yet made a full recovery from your occupational illness …

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Missouri Workers’ Compensation Settlement Guide

The workers’ compensation process in Missouri is sometimes complex. You will have many steps along the way that could take some time before you receive …

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Understanding Missouri Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits

Missouri worker’s compensation death benefits are designed to help support you financially and ease the burden of daily expenses after the death of a loved …

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Why is My Workers’ Compensation Case Denied?

People throughout Illinois and Missouri are hurt at work every day. After a workplace accident that results in serious injury, you may be left with …

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Can You Receive Workers’ Comp with Carpal Tunnel?

Some injuries are more visible than others. Some develop over time and cannot be observed directly. One of these is carpal tunnel syndrome, an injury …

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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