If you suffer an unfortunate injury while working, chance are you are counting on workers' compensation to see you through the incident. Successful claims provide Missouri workers with benefits such as income replacement and coverage of medical expenses. A notice indicating a claim denial can bring reality crashing down upon you. The following list contains several common reasons for claim denials.
Not all workplace injuries can be seen with the naked eye or show up on X-rays or MRIs. Some are psychological. Those are often much harder to prove than physical injuries are. However, they can impact people for the rest of their lives.
A Missouri TV station reports that there is good news and bad news in a new study on impaired driving. The research by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association shows that there are now more fatal motor vehicle accidents involving drugged drivers than there are deadly crashes involving drivers impaired by alcohol.