Missouri Workers Compensation Law
Missouri Workers Comp Quick Facts
The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker's compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker's compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.
Is Worker's Compensation Compulsory? Yes
Are Waivers Permitted? No
Numerical Exceptions: 5; Employers in the construction industry with one or more employees are required to carry workers' compensation insurance.
Choice of Physician: Employer selects the physician.
Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: Waiting period is the first three days during which the employer is open for business.
Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? More than 14 days
Attorney Fees Permitted: 25%, policy
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