Who Can Be Held Liable in a Missouri Workers' Compensation Case?

September 23rd, 2014 | Workers compensation

When a Missouri worker is harmed on the job as the result of negligence, they have a right to seek compensation through civil litigation filed against those responsible for their injuries. This raises the question though of, “Who can be held responsible for a workplace accident?” The St. Louis Personal Injury attorneys with Cofman Townsley… Read More

Missouri Workers Compensation Insurance Costs Expected To Rise Next Year

October 22nd, 2013 | Personal injury

Most businesses in Missouri are required by law to ensure the safety and health of employees by carrying a workers’ compensation insurance policy. Read More

Bill To Provide Police With Workers' Compensation Coverage For Mental Conditions

April 30th, 2013 | Personal injury

For emergency responders, the development of mental disorders and other conditions that can be caused by working in a traumatic environment are a serious occupational risk. Read More

Missouri Legislators Changing State Workers' Compensation Laws

February 19th, 2013 | Personal injury

The Missouri state government is currently in the process of overhauling the policies surrounding the ability of a citizen to receive Missouri Workers’ Compensation benefits. Read More

“Slow Down and Move Over”; Law Expands To Include MoDOT Workers

July 17th, 2012 | Personal injury

Since 2000, four Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) workers have been killed on the job and dozens more have been injured. A total of 128 employees have died in the line of duty since the inception of the department in 1946. In an effort to prevent any further accidents, Governor Jay Nixon signed a new “Slow Down and Move Over” law into the books. Read More

GM Worker Injured When Car Battery Explodes During Testing

May 8th, 2012 | Personal injury

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that several General Motors employees were injured at a research center when a lithium-ion battery exploded. Read More

Three Workers Injured In Missouri Firework Plant Explosion

March 6th, 2012 | Personal injury

Three workers at a Missouri fireworks manufacturing facility were injured in an explosion Tuesday. Read More