If an individual is injured at the workplace, they are entitled to compensation, regardless of who is at fault. Workers’ compensation is a unique area of the law wherein a worker injured at work is entitled to three benefits. These include: 1) medical treatment, 2) temporary total disability benefits to compensate for time lost from work, and 3) permanent partial disability benefits to compensate for the long-term problems associated with an injury. Under the Workers’ Compensation Act, the only defense of an employer is that the accident did not happen in the workplace or that the condition is not work-related. It is important that a person injured at work inform his or her employer of such injury as soon as possible.
Some workplace injuries may be covered by workers’ compensation and may also present the option of filing a civil claim. It is important that you have an attorney who understands these possibilities and explores all of your options. The legal issues involved when a workplace accident occurs may be complicated due to the location and ownership of the site itself and the many parties involved. The attorneys at The Padberg & Corrigan Law Firm have the expertise and experience necessary to achieve the best result for you.
Experienced St. Louis workers’ compensation lawyers can advise you of your rights and help you to get the compensation you deserve. The Padberg & Corrigan Law Firm is made up of experienced Missouri job injury attorneys. The firm has handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases to successful conclusion. We regularly appear before the administrative law judges at the Division of Workers’ Compensation. The experience and expertise of our attorneys will help ensure the best result for you.
The cases below include some examples of the firm’s successes representing individuals injured on the job in St. Louis, Jefferson County, Cape Girardeau, Cole County, Franklin County, Jackson County, Lincoln County, Madison County, Phelps County and other counties of Missouri. The attorneys of The Padberg & Corrigan Law Firm are also licensed to practice in Illinois.
Noteworthy Workers’ Compensation / Job Injury Cases
- $350,000.00 settlement for a St. Louis County man who sustained several orthopedic injuries in a work accident rendering him permanently and totally disabled.
- $150,000.00 settlement for a Jefferson County man who was permanently and totally disabled from work-related back injuries.
Disclaimer: Results are not guarantees. Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results. The value of each case depends upon the facts circumstance of that claim.