The Relationship between Social Security Disability Insurance and Workers’ Comp Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability Benefits are two of the most commonly accessed and utilized forms of disability in America. However, it is important to understand that they are not mutually exclusive to each other. One can easily affect the other, and it often requires the guidance and support of an experienced attorney

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House Bill 333 in Missouri’s Legislature Stirs Controversy

Protect Missouri Workers is a nonprofit employee advocacy group that is pushing to protect Missouri workers and their families, specifically those who worked in the chemical, mining, and asbestos industries and were exposed to the poisonous toxin asbestos in the workplace. Despite knowing that asbestos was dangerous to the body, many Missouri companies still put

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Your Guide to Handling a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle safety is an enormous issue around the country. Thousands of bikers lose their lives every year to roadway accidents, especially in collisions with larger motor vehicles. Many motorcycle advocates and legislators have launched campaigns and passed laws to protect motorcyclists and encourage safety on the road, but accidents do still occur. If you become

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How Can Firefighters Get the Workers’ Compensation They Deserve?

As the basic insurance that provides employees protection and financial support if they ever become ill or injured from a job-related task, workers’ compensation is a valuable lifeline and vital component of the insurance and legal systems. However, the benefits afforded to so many types of employees seem to be out of reach for firefighters

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This Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Compensation for Head Injuries

Concussion prevention and brain injury awareness have become more prevalent over the last few years, especially has breakthroughs in science and technology have allowed researchers to uncover exactly how the brain is negatively affected upon any hard impact. A startling number of NFL players have gone public about their struggles with brain health due to

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Missouri is Preparing for Lower Workers’ Comp Insurance Rates

Governor Nixon of Missouri has reason to celebrate, and so do businesses across the Show Me State. Thanks to many years of investments into workplace safety and workforce training, workers’ compensation insurance costs have continued to slide down. While rates have decreased nearly 10 percent in the last three years, the Missouri Department of Insurance

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