Author: alberhasky

Nov

14

2018

Why Do You Need a Workers Comp Lawyer?

If you get hurt on the job, it’s important to let your employer know immediately and seek medical treatment right away. You also need to talk to a qualified workers compensation attorney as soon as possible. Why is this necessary? Why not just let your employer’s insurer pay whatever they think is right? (more…)

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Oct

26

2018

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work in Missouri?

When faced with a workplace injury, knowing what to do can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, workers’ compensation exists to protect you when you need it most. Last month, we discussed the basics of workers’ compensation. If you are unfamiliar with the basics of workers’ comp, this post is an excellent place to start. This month, we’re talking about how workers’ comp...

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Sep

30

2018

Prescription Medication Under Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation and Prescription Medication There are various factors that can affect a workers’ compensation claim. One of these factors is if you were on prescription medication when you were injured. What does it mean if this happens and does it endanger your chances of getting compensation? These are common questions and today in the Alberhasky Law Firm blog, we...

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Sep

28

2018

What Is Workers Compensation?

Workers compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides benefits to employees who suffer injuries or illnesses on the job. If you get hurt while performing your workplace duties, you can file a claim against your employer’s workers compensation insurance and collect benefits, regardless of who was at fault. Let’s take a look at workers compensation laws in Missouri and...

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Sep

27

2018

Injured in Car Accident

Do I Have to Be Injured at Work to Claim Workers’ Compensation?

If I’m Injured Off Work Premises Can I Claim Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation claims can be complicated as is, but what if you’re injured when you’re not on work premises? Depending on the particulars of the situation, you may still be entitled to compensation. Today in the Alberhasky Law Firm blog, we’ll talk about when you can claim workers’ comp...

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Sep

21

2018

Filing a Claim

How to File Your Workers’ Comp Claim

The Process of Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim Most people, hopefully, haven’t had to go through the process of filing for workers’ comp. So if it happens to you, there’s a pretty good chance you have no experience in dealing with it. The prospect of filing for workers’ comp can be daunting, but with the right guidance and information, you...

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Aug

01

2018

Workers Comp Form Gavel

Workers’ Compensation: The Importance of Witnesses in Workplace Injury

Workers’ Compensation: Witnesses in Workplace Injury Cases Make a Difference Honest and reliable witnesses to workplace injuries are an extremely important part of safety, fairness, and progress in the workplace. At first glance, it may seem that the witness to a workplace injury only helps the person who was injured, because they can tell the truth about what happened, so...

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Jul

30

2018

Helmet Injury Paperwork Desk

Workers’ Compensation: The Most Dangerous Workplace Industries

Workers’ Compensation: The Most Dangerous Industries for American Workers Across the country, workplace injuries are being reported to OSHA, and comprehensive statistics are emerging that reveal the most dangerous industries for severe workplace injuries. It is important that workers protect themselves, and that means being informed about the risks they may face when they sign on to the job. The...

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