Four Reasons to Hire an Attorney After a Workplace Accident

Unfortunately, workplace accidents are very common. The prevalence of workplace accidents is the reason that there are laws requiring employers to have workers’ compensation insurance. While most employers will do the right thing and pay your medical expenses and lost wages with this insurance, some employers may attempt to avoid a workers’ compensation claim in

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Missouri Work Comp Attorney Cites California Article To ShowThat Medical Increases are Really Driving Costs

IT is interesting to see the comparison with  missouri when claimants benefits have been flat, but insurance companies keep raising premiums and insisting on rolling back benefits.   JEFF SWANEY FREE CONSULTATION 314-481-7778 By Todd McFarren | 06/18/09 12:00 AM PST On Monday, June 8, the California Applicants Attorneys Association joined the California Labor Federation, the

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St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney Explains How Work Comp Law Now Targets Older Workers

When the  Missouri Legislature passed “Work Comp” reform in 2005 the goal was to payback insurance companies and business groups for their support. The winner always gets the spoils, but this time fairness and common sense had to take a far back seat to expediency. Older workers were punished -for aging!!  Section 190, subsection 3 states that “Any

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St. Louis Lawyer Posts Informtion On What To Think About When Considering Back Surgery

Back Pain Health Center Font Size  Below is a great article about making the decision whether or not to have surgery.  JEFF SWANEY FREE CONSULTATION 314-481-7778 A A A Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem? – What does this tool measure? Click here to find out whether surgery may help

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St. Louis Work Comp Attorney Carefully Watching Chrysler’s Bankruptcy

We are all concerned about Chrysler’s injured workers. Here is a recent article I found. Jeff Swaney FREE CONSULTATION 314-481-7778 States watch Chrysler’s possible impact on workers’ comp Roberto Ceniceros Business Insurance May 11, 2009 – 1:31 pm ET NEW YORK — States are carefully monitoring Chrysler LLC’s bankruptcy case for its possible impact on

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St. Louis Work Comp Attorney Provides Information Regarding Carpal Tunnel Surgery

During open carpal tunnel release surgery, the An incision is made at the base of the palm of the hand. This allows the doctor to see the transverse carpal ligament. After the ligament is cut, the skin is closed with stitches. The gap where the ligament was cut is left alone and eventually fills up

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