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Do I Have to Report Workers’ Compensation on My Taxes?

Workers’ compensation provides much needed relief for workers who are hurt on the job, while also providing benefits to employers. However, after an employee starts …

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Is Illinois a No-Fault State?

A handful of states in the country follow no-fault laws that govern auto accidents. In these states, drivers who are involved in a crash and …

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Permanent Disability & Missouri Workers’ Compensation

Injured worker who sustains ongoing problems resulting from their work injury are entitled to a final settlement based upon the severity of the ongoing problems. …

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Understanding Illinois Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits

Workplace accidents happen every day in Illinois, and fortunately, most people are able to survive them. Sadly, some do not. When a workplace accident is …

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ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COPMENSATION SETTLEMENT GUIDE

After a work injury, it’s natural to wonder how much your workers’ compensation claim is worth prior to settling with the insurance company. In Illinois, …

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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.”

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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