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How to file a Missouri Worker’s Compensation Claim

If you have suffered an on-the-job or workplace injury arising out of your employment, you may have a worker’s compensation claim under R.S.Mo. §287.010 et seq. For severe personal injury such as paralysis, amputation, broken bones, herniated discs, back injuries,…

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Worker’s Compensation in Missouri

The Missouri Supreme Court will soon be deciding whether or not a writ of mandamus can judicially compel the Missouri State Treasurer to pay claims for the Second Injury Fund. Skirvin v. Treasurer, Case No. WD 75541. The Second Injury…

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Missouri Medical Malpractice caps overturned

The Missouri Supreme Court in Watts v. Cox Medical Center, SC91867, recently struck down caps on non-economic damages, thus allowing awards for pain and suffering for catastrophically injured persons. Watts was a minor who alleged an injury in Springfield, Greene…

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