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  • Pain & Suffering Not Recoverable in Workers' Comp Claims
    Pain & Suffering Not Recoverable in Workers' Comp Claims

    Generally speaking, when you get hurt at work, you're only choice is to file a workers' compensation claim. The law forbids cases against your employer for negligently causing you injuries. The upside ...

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  • The Workers' Compensation Claims Process in Missouri
    The Workers' Compensation Claims Process in Missouri

    #1: Report an Injury or Illness to Your Employer Immediately After sustaining an injury on the job or coming down with an occupational illness during the scope of your employment, it is imperative ...

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  • Meyerkord & Russell Recover $1 Million in Their First Year
    Meyerkord & Russell Recover $1 Million in Their First Year

    Kansas City personal injury firm, Meyerkord & Russell, is pleased to have recovered over $1 million in damages during their first year of operation. Though their firm was recently established, they ...

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  • Independent Medical Evaluations
    Independent Medical Evaluations

    In most workers' compensation cases and in some personal injury cases, injured plaintiffs will undergo independent medical evaluations to determine various issues, including the extent of the ...

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  • The Difference Between Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Settlements
    The Difference Between Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Settlements

    Settling a workers’ compensation claim is unlike settling a personal injury case like a car accident or slip or trip and fall in many ways. Although both generally consist of an agreement by the ...

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  • Permanent Total Disability
    Permanent Total Disability

    If you are hurt at work in Missouri and you have a major injury , you may be a candidate for a permanent total disability award in your Missouri workers' compensation claim. Missouri's comp system ...

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