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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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Workers’ Compensation: Death Benefits-Sufficiency of Evidence-Substitution of Party

Where an employer challenged an award of death benefits to a deceased worker’s son after he was substituted as a personal representative after the worker’s husband died, the evidence was sufficient to support the finding that the work-related ankle injury ...

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