November

Blog Posts in November, 2013

  • Medical Care for Injured Workers

    || 25-Nov-2013

    The first thing that you should do when you are injured on the job is to seek medical treatment. You will need to report the incident to your employer but your health should be the first concern. Your employer or insurer is legally obligated to cover the cost of all reasonable medical treatment for the injury or illness. This also means that you should not have a deductible to pay. Included in ...
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  • Reporting an Injury

    || 22-Nov-2013

    As a worker, you may be faced with an injury while on the job. You may also be diagnosed with an illness that is directly related to your line of work. When these events do occur it is important that you do not wait before you file a report with your employer. This should be done as soon as possible since waiting can lessen your chance of receiving fair compensation. You need to file within 30 ...
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  • Process of a Workers' Compensation Claim

    || 20-Nov-2013

    The process of seeking workers' compensation can vary based on the state that you are in. If you are a worker who has been injured, it is recommended that you speak with a Kansas City workers' compensation lawyer to discuss your situation. In Missouri, the process of seeking workers' compensation is as follows: Reporting the Injury: Once the accident takes place or you become aware of ...
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  • Disability Benefits

    || 18-Nov-2013

    An injury on the job can lead to a serious disability. Many people face accidents that limit them from returning to work either temporarily or permanently. They can also deal with the need to change career paths when they are physically or mentally no longer able to perform the tasks their job demands. In these cases, there may be a right to disability benefits. Since disabilities can vary, so can ...
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