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Missouri Workers' Compensation for Violence Against Teachers

Whenever there is a violent confrontation in the classroom, teachers can become victims of heinous acts such as stabbings, shootings, and assault, which can lead to serious injuries.

“No Wage Theft Loophole Act” Passed in New York

The State of New York recently passed a bill closing what many considered a “loophole” in the state’s laws protecting employees against wage theft. Previously, while labor law in New York made it unlawful to withhold portions of an employee’s wage, it was unclear under what circumstances employers could seek exemption. The explicit purpose of Senate Bill S858 is “to clarify that Article 6 of New York’s Labor Law completely and without exception prohibits lack of distribution of earned wages.”

COVID-19 and Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Claims

A brief summary of COVID-19 as a Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Claim

Is Work-Related PTSD Covered by Missouri Workers’ Compensation?

According to the National Mental Health Centre, one out of ten Americans suffers trauma during their lifetime. A significant percentage of this group goes on to develop PTSD symptoms immediately or months after a traumatic event.

Missouri Workers Compensation for Occupational Asthma

While occupational asthma is recognized as an occupational disease, you must prove that your condition is not an ordinary disease of life before you can qualify for financial compensation.

Fault and pre-existing conditions in workers’ compensation claims

Fault and pre-existing conditions in workers’ compensation claims

Are Settlements From a Workers’ Comp Taxable in Missouri?

Settlements from your workers’ compensation are exempt from taxation under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

Missouri Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits

Most people know that workers' compensation is the settlement you get for work-related injuries or illnesses. However, did you know that Missouri workers' comp also awards death benefits for your dependents if you lose your life on the job? That's right; immediate family members and dependents can file a worker's comp claim if their breadwinner dies while on the line of duty.

9 Technical Workers Comp Terms You Should Understand

There are many technical terms that may be used during the workers compensation claims process. They can be confusing. Here are nine technical terms that are often used in workers' comp and what they mean.

Workers' Compensation 101

Workers' Compensation 101

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