Office Employees Can Be Entitled to Workers’ Compensation for Injuries Due to Office Health Risks

Most of the media images we see of workplace injuries and workers’ compensation payments meant to support the injured workers, involve manual labor jobs. Workers who get injured in accidents at physically demanding jobs that require the use of potentially dangerous machines do, in fact, account for many workers’ compensation cases. This is especially so…

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Your Thumb Is Three Times as Valuable as Your Pinky Finger, and Other Calculations Involved in Workers’ Compensation in Missouri

Some workers’ compensation cases are quite straightforward. In an ideal world, every injury would lead to a full recovery. If that were the case, workers’ compensation would only need to compensate people for medical treatment and for the time they missed work. Things get more complicated when, despite receiving treatment for their injuries, people are…

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McDonald’s Salad contaminated with parasites

The CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an investigation into cyclosporiasis illnesses linked to the consumption of McDonald’s salads that contained the cyclospora parasite. Cyclosporiasis illnesses cause severe diarrhea, which may require hospitalization. Other symptoms include weight loss, loss of appetite, bloating, increased gas, nausea, fatigue, vomiting, fever and abdominal cramps. These…

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Can You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Missouri If You Were Injured in a Car Accident Where No One Got a Ticket?

At family reunions with your relatives from out of state, members from the Missouri branch of the family might feel tempted to smile smugly as the family members from other states grouse about the expensive parking tickets they have had to pay for causing very minor accidents.  Since Missouri adopted a “no report” policy in…

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