When an employee is injured on the job, they are entitled to certain benefits. They are entitled to payment of their medical bills, payment for lost wages and disability benefits. Upon the death of a worker who has suffered a compensable work injury, certain surviving individuals may be entitled to weekly benefits from the employer/insurer. the employer/insurer is also responsible for paying for funeral expenses up to $5,000.00.
Danelle C. Duffy has eighteen years of experience in Workers' Compensation Law. She began her legal career by working for the state of Missouri as Assistant Attorney General under Attorney General, Jeremiah J. Nixon in the Labor Division. In her role as an Assistant Attorney General, she defended workers' compensation claims against the state of Missouri for funds in the Second Injury Fund.
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