Whether you’re a teacher or a construction worker, you can get hurt at work. If you do, you should report it as soon as possible, no matter how minor the injury may appear. There is never a question about filing a report if you require immediate medical attention or your employer has a mandatory injury…

In 2006, my client was working for his employer, building a highway bridge in Missouri, when a stack of lumber being lifted in the air by a crane came loose and fell on him. My client was 55 years of age and had earned a GED while in military service, but had no college education….

S.E. Farris Law Firm Of Counsel B. Michael Korte St. Louis Attorney Personal Injury Workers Compensation

Attorney Michael Korte joins the Firm, Brings Workers’ Compensation Experience and Expertise The S.E. Farris Law Firm announced recently the addition of Attorney B. Michael Korte. Korte will be Of Counsel in the firm’s St. Louis office, where he will work with Managing Partner Spencer Farris and his legal team serving the firm’s workers’ compensation…

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Hurt on the Job – Missouri Workplace Accidents Safety should be a top priority at any workplace for both employers and employees, but workplace injuries can and do happen. If you are injured on the job, you should report the accident and injury to your employer and file a workers’ compensation claim as soon as…

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Overtime and Minimum Wage Litigation The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the Missouri Minimum Wage Law (“MMWL”) require covered employers to pay their employees overtime compensation for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half times their regular rate of pay. You may have…

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Find the Best Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim During any given workweek, you are most likely focused on doing your job and doing it well. There are enough things to worry about at work without worrying whether you’ll be protected in the event of a workplace accident. Workers’ compensation is a legally mandated benefit,…

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When you are injured on the job, Missouri’s workers’ compensation, or work comp, laws are in place to protect you. Sort of. Work comp has always been a compromise- injured workers get medical paid for, some of their lost wages and a lump sum for disability without proving any fault on the employer. The lump…

Missouri worker with mesothelioma may pursue a personal injury suit against his employer A recent court ruling has expanded the legal options available to Missouri workers who were exposed to asbestos in the workplace and now suffer from mesothelioma. Prior to the ruling, workers compensation was the only option for employees who wanted to recover…

Penalty provision can mean a 15 percent increase in your Missouri work comp award In Missouri, the worker’s compensation law is meant help employees who have been hurt on the job. If the injury was caused by an employer’s failure to follow a Missouri statute, the work comp award may be eligible for a 15…

An overview of Missouri worker compensation law Worker compensation — or work comp, as it is sometimes called — is a legally mandated benefit provided to employees who are hurt while on the job or performing duties related to their employment or are exposed to occupational disease. Formerly known as workman’s compensation, the system was…

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