What If You Contracted COVID-19 On the Job?

This blog is authored by Attorney Douglas R. Horn, an Independence, Missouri, lawyer who concentrates on handling Missouri injury claims.     April 13, 2020   Missouri Governor Mike Parson came out last week and assured first responders who have been infected with COVID-19 that they…

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A Missouri Worker Compensation Claim Tip For Recovering Full Settlements

The majority of employees injured while on the job are entitled to worker compensation benefits under state law. For the purposes of this article, Independence Missouri Work Comp lawyer, Doug Horn, offers recommendations that are based on his experience in handling hundreds of Missouri worker…

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If I Return to Work Part-Time, Can I Still Receive My Benefits?

When you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you may hear often that it is always best to return to work as soon as you are ready. While you too are eager to return to work and your normal lifestyle, you do not want to rush…

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Accident Risks Exist Even in OSHA’s Model Workplaces

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-center-for-public-integrity/model-workplaces-not-alwa_b_892322.html A report by the Center for Public Integrity indicates that even those workplaces that have been designated as model workplaces by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration may still be at risk of workplace hazards that increase the risk of an accident. The investigation…

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Missouri Poultry Company Cited after Workplace Death

http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=20016 A Missouri poultry company has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for a number of violations after a worker was killed in a trucking accident inside the facility. According to the agency, this tragedy occurred because the company failed to identify…

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