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Worker rejects light duty assignment: Can she still collect benefits?

A juvenile justice officer rejected a light duty assignment after a shoulder injury. Her employer said too bad and ended her salary continuation benefits. How did the court decide? [Read more…]

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Joplin tornado hero to get workers’ comp after all

I don’t get it. Why deny him? I’m speechless. I don’t understand the denial. Those are some of the comments readers left on a story we ran in October about a Joplin, MO, tornado hero who was denied workers’ comp benefits. Now the insurance company has had a change of heart.  [Read more…]

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