Recent Posts in Second Injury Fund Category

Governor Nixon signs legislation to address Missouri's failing Second Injury Fund

Recently, Governor Jay Nixon signed new legislation that works to help fund Missouri's financially struggling Second Injury Fund (SIF). The SIF is designed to cover employees who have pre-existing ...
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Bill Preventing Co-Worker Lawsuits Passes Missouri General Assembly: Occupational Diseases & Second Injury Fund Left in Limbo

On Tuesday afternoon, the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill that will prohibit employees from suing their co-workers for on-the-job injuries. The legislation would only allow employees to sue ...
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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Concerning Missouri's Failing Second Injury Fund

On April 18, U.S. District Court Judge Nanette Laughrey granted a motion dismissing a lawsuit filed by 4 Missourians: injured workers who are owed awards from the state's failing Second Injury Fund ...
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Missouri Senate Bill No. 572 Aims to Solve Second Injury Fund Issues

As Missouri workers' compensation attorneys, we've written at length about the need for reform in terms of Missouri's Second Injury fund. The fund, designed to supply benefits to reinjured workers, is ...
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Continued Second Injury Fund Issues Affecting Missouri Workers' Benefits, Chamber of Commerce Argues

As Kansas City workers' compensation attorneys, we have previously reported on the Missouri Chamber of Commerce's efforts to encourage workers' compensation reform. As we draw near the end of 2011, ...
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Springfield Missouri Workers' Compensation Lawyers Analyze Case Affirming Second Injury Fund Payments for Medical Bills Paid Directly to Injured Worker

The Missouri workers' compensation lawyers review recent Springfield Missouri work comp cases. This Missouri worker's compensation appellate court decision approved payments from the Second Injury ...
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