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St. Louis Workers’ Comp Lawyers

Were You Injured on the Job?

Most people don’t go to work expecting to get in a serious accident. Though employers, managers, and companies are responsible for creating a safe working environment, many people are injured at work every day. If you have suffered from a workplace accident, our St. Louis personal injury attorneys can use nearly two decades of combined experience to help you secure workers’ compensation benefits to cover the cost of your damages.

Contact our firm for a free consultation of your case!

Seasoned Litigators On Your Side

The lawyers at our firm, Stephens Kelly Law, bring top-level experience to every case.

Our premier qualifications include:

  • Two decades of service at a national law firm
  • Experience in multi-million dollar cases for Fortune 500 companies
  • Practice in state and federal courts throughout the nation

After years serving a variety of clients, including a number of large corporations, we realized that we wanted to see justice for those who need it most. As a result, our firm offers corporate-level service to each of our clients. You can rest assured knowing that your case is in the hands of our dedicated attorneys.

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Get the Benefits You Need & Deserve

We understand that insurance coverage and workers’ compensation benefits often are not sufficient to cover the damages you suffer as a result of on-the-job injuries. As a result, we are dedicated to helping our clients recover the funds they need to make up for their losses.

We may be able to help you recover damages for the following:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Emotional distress
  • Therapy and other expenses

Do not hesitate to speak with our St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Stephens Kelly Law as soon as possible. We can help you gather all the necessary paperwork and documentation for filing a workers’ compensation claim, and will fight to see that your needs are met.

Frequently Asked Questions About Workers’ Compensation

At Stephens Kelly Law, we have a strong knowledge of the workers’ compensation laws in Missouri. Through a series of frequently asked questions, we provide key information about workers compensation for our clients. If you have suffered an injury at work or as the result of a work-related accident, get answers from the information provided below.

What does workers compensation cover?
Injured workers whose claims are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits will have their approved medical expenses, weekly lost time benefits, and permanent disability benefits. Permanent partial disability benefits are available to employees who can work in any capacity. Permanent total disability benefits are granted to employees who cannot work at their job anymore.

What steps should I take if I am injured at work?
Your supervisor should be made aware of the incident immediately. Seek medical treatment and complete the Injury Report form.

What if I have to miss work because of my injury?
If your injury forces you to miss more than three scheduled days of work, you may be eligible for temporary total disability (TTD). The purpose of TTD is to compensate you for your lost wages. TTD benefits are based on two-thirds of your average weekly wage before your injury.

How do I know if I have a workers’ compensation claim?
If you have been injured during your employment, you may be entitled to recover compensation through workers’ compensation. Each Missouri employer with five or more employees must carry workers’ compensation insurance. Construction worker employers must carry insurance for even just one employee.

How long do I have to file a claim for workers’ compensation?
Filing a workers’ compensation claim is different than informing your employer that you suffered an injury. If you want to file a claim for workers’ compensation, you will need to do so through the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation. They will need to be filed within two years of the date of your injury.

Contact Our Firm for Premier Service

Individuals who try to seek benefits on their own risk the chance of having their claims denied. As St. Louis lawyers with nearly 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases, we know what it takes to present a successful claim on behalf of our clients.

To get started filing your workers’ compensation claim, contact our firm today!

Stephens Kelly Personal Injury Law Firm