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St. Louis Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Missouri & Illinois

Workers' CompensationIf you have been injured on the job, it’s important to understand your rights under Missouri law.

Required Coverage

All employers with five or more employees must carry Workers’ Compensation insurance.  All construction companies, regardless of the number of employees, must carry Workers’ Compensation insurance.

Who Is Eligible To Receive Benefits

All full and part-time employees have the right to use these benefits without fear of employer retaliation.

What Are the Benefits

Workers’ Compensation insurance covers medical expenses, as well as temporary total disability and permanent partial or permanent total disability.  Additionally, in the event of a work-related death, it may cover survivor benefits and funeral expenses.

Duration of Coverage

Workers’ Compensation benefits are designed to provide medical treatment and care to cure and relieve you of the effects of your injury.

Sadly, there are times when employers want to deny benefits or discontinue coverage before you have been cured or relieved of the effects of your injury.  When this happens you need a lawyer who understands the complex laws regarding Missouri Workers’ Compensation.

Together, our attorneys have over 50 years of experience handling Workers’ Compensation cases.  Our partners are experienced trial lawyers who will stand up to large insurance companies and get you the compensation you deserve.

We understand that you may be under a great deal of physical pain, but also emotional pain from mounting medical bills, the inability to work or the loss of a loved one.  You can rest assured that we will work tirelessly to recover compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages related to your accident.

National Safety Council:  7 Common Workplace Safety Hazards

Workers’ Compensation Resources

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Process for Injured Workers – Missouri Department of Labor
File a Claim – Missouri Department of Labor
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission FAQs

Personal Injury.  Personal Service.

The Casey, Devoti & Brockland difference is – you won’t be treated like just another case number.

Your personal injury claim is our first priority.

We know you have many questions.  Our highly accessible attorneys have the answers.

Partners Matt Casey, Matt Devoti and Anne Brockland will meet with you for a free, no-obligation consultation in order to review the circumstances of your injury.

Call (314) 421-0763 or info@caseydevoti.com

 

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