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Mo. Supreme Court Expands Legal Rights for Injured Workers

The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.

04/16/2014

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Missouri Senate to Debate Future of Disability Fund

The state’s Second Injury Fund has a deficit of about $25 million that is expected to keep growing.

02/04/2013

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Workers Comp Appeal Rejected In Fatal Police Car Crash

Trooper Matt Mitchell was seeking compensation for injuries he suffered in his 2007 reckless homicide crash that killed two.

07/21/2012

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Menard Guards Wrongly Paid Workers’ Compensation

Department of Corrections said millions of dollars in workers compensation payments to Menard prison guards were obtained fraudulently.

05/01/2012

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Gov. Nixon Signals Compromise on Workers’ Comp

AP says Gov. ready to sign legislation

05/01/2012

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Lawmakers Send New Business Bills to Governor

The House and Senate sent two bills to Gov. Jay Nixon before they went on spring break that were both pushed by the Missouri business community.

03/09/2012

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Bill Limiting Employee Lawsuits Moves Forward

Employee’s may soon face restrictions on how much they can receive in damages from a workplace injury.

03/08/2012

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Workers’ Comp Program Could be Expanded

Bill would also allow employees to sue their co-workers

02/16/2012

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Report: Southern Illinois Worker’s Compensation Awards Skyrocket

Illinois has very low criteria for proving what is known as “causation,” or how job duties contributed to the injury, according to some.

12/05/2011

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Illinois Law Reforms Workers Compensation

The new law stems from the 2007 Uhl sisters tragedy.

08/09/2011

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