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Tag Archives: Labor and Industrial Relations Commission

Trip at doctor’s office doesn’t get workers’ compensation, Supreme Court rules

Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled April 14 that a woman who was treated for exposure to ant spray in the workplace, then hurt her knee at the doctor’s office while being treated, doesn’t qualify for workers’ compensation. The unanimous opinion ...

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Supreme Court affirms denial of workers’ compensation to woman injured in fall

Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court on March 17 unanimously affirmed a decision to deny workers’ compensation to a woman who could not provide sufficient evidence that safety hazards in a high school hallway caused her to slip and sustain numerous injuries. ...

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Missouri governor appoints 2 Democratic senators to new jobs

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed two Democratic state senators from Kansas City to new executive branch jobs. The Republican governor on Monday announced the appointments of of Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls to the state Labor and Industrial Relations Commission ...

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Missouri governor appoints 2 Democratic senators to new jobs

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed two Democratic state senators from Kansas City to new executive branch jobs. The Republican governor on Monday announced the appointments of of Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls to the state Labor and Industrial Relations Commission ...

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Disease claim against Second Injury Fund approved despite change in law

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled Oct. 1 that a man partially disabled by an occupational disease still could bring a claim against the state’s Second Injury Fund even after lawmakers said such claims no longer could be ...

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Wife who nursed husband through PTSD owed compensation

Western District

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District says that even a strictly construed worker’s compensation law allows an injured man’s wife to be compensated for nursing her husband after an accident. Ronald Reynolds was a truck driver for Wilcox Truck ...

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Workers’ compensation covers woman’s fall at doctor’s office, court finds

A woman who was treated for exposure to ant spray in the workplace, then hurt her knee at the doctor’s office while being treated, qualifies for permanent total disability, the Court of Appeals Western District ruled. In May 2009, Mid-Missouri ...

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Appeals court re-un-reverses denial of benefits

A woman who has gotten a different answer at every level of review in her attempt to get unemployment benefits notched a win in the Missouri Court of Appeals. According to the July 30 opinion from the Western District, Katherine ...

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Workers’ comp benefits upheld for fireman killed by cancer

The Court of Appeals Western District has upheld the workers’ compensation benefits granted to the widow of a firefighter in a Kansas City suburb who died of cancer. David Cheney was a 27-year veteran of Gladstone’s fire department when, in ...

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