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What is covered under medical care?

When you qualify for workers' compensation in Missouri, it means you can get paid medical care for your injuries. However, as with anything, there are rules that you have to abide by. Not all medical care may be covered. It may only be covered if you do certain things or follow certain guidelines. Understanding the rules of workers' compensation will help you as you navigate your rights.

3 common types of workplace hazards

Many people in the Springfield area are not aware that they work in environments that are filled with hazards. Some of them are more dangerous than others and have the potential to cause significant harm to employees. The number of nonfatal workplace injuries that private employees suffered in 2015 was 2.9 million, states the Insurance Journal. 

What are the most common accidents in the construction industry?

If you work in construction in Missouri, chances are you are well aware that you face significantly more dangers because of the risks that are unique to your job and industry. In comparison with other occupations, construction work can be some of the most dangerous if you are not cautious and vigilant about your safety. You can protect yourself and will benefit greatly from taking advantage of training provided by your company, as well as closely adhering to all protocols and rules that have been established to create a safe environment for you and your coworkers. 

Can you file a personal injury claim if you are injured at work?

If you are injured on someone's property or due to someone's negligence in Missouri, you generally have the right to bring a personal injury claim against them in court. This may make you wonder about an injury at work. If it is due to your employer's negligence, can you file a personal injury claim?

Does workers' compensation cover all accident-related expenses?

Many workers in Missouri may not realize their employers must have insurance to compensate them when they are unable to work due to accidents that happen onsite, regardless of fault. “Workers’ compensation insurance provides financial medical benefits and lost wage support in exchange for them not suing their employers,” states FindLaw. Some workers may believe their workers’ compensation benefits are enough to cover any workplace accident-related expenses. But the truth is, many employers and their insurance companies will do everything they can to pay out the smallest amount. 

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