FMLA Lawyers St. Louis

Dixon Injury Firm’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Attorneys in St. Louis, MO, help employees through difficult claims.


FMLA, or the Family and Medical Leave Act, covers employees that have to take extended leaves of absence from work. This usually includes adoption, birth, caring for a family member, or having a serious health condition that requires lengthy treatments. Dixon Injury Firm, a St. Louis, MO, workers compensation firm specializes in these sorts of cases. Our goal is to help employees navigate the dense legal field of workers comp to reclaim losses and make up for time off, medical expenses, and other costs. On this page we’ll discuss how our FMLA leave lawyers can help employees and their families in these situations.

The majority of employees in St. Louis are covered (to some extent) by workers compensation. Typically this includes the time it takes to rehabilitate, expenses, and lost wages. In regards to Family and Medical leave, it’s crucial for employees to seek out legal counsel to help them through the process to both protect themselves from financial harm and recover.

What is an FMLA Leave Case in St. Louis, MO?

Family and Medical Leave cases are often as complex as any other workers comp situation. A federal act, FMLA applies to just about every company in the country. Dixon Injury Firm’s professional FMLA leave attorneys are here to help employees get on FMLA leave in the case of hospital care, pregnancy, and medical reasons. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you during a trying time such as fighting a disease. You can view more of the specifics on FindLaw right here.

Common FMLA Claims for St. Louis Employees

What qualifies for FMLA? This depends on a lot of factors. The law takes into consideration such things as proving serious health conditions, the size of the company, if you’re on U.S. soil, etc. Common FMLA leaves situations include:

  • Birthing and caring for a child
  • Placement or care of an adopted child
  • Active military duty
  • A parent requires medical care
  • Treatments for serious medical conditions

Legal Tips for FMLA Leave

The FMLA leave lawyers at Dixon Injury Firm make a difference for employees in St. Louis. The Family and Medical Leave Act is a serious matter to consider if or when you are in a medical situation and require compensation or time off work. Our lawyers will help you through the case for free and only take compensation in the case of a victory. You can contact us for more information. Below we answer a couple of questions many of our clients ask before starting one of these claims.

FMLA leave cases depend on several factors. For example, if your parents are in need of medical attention, you may be eligible for FMLA leave pay. If, however, your in-laws are in the same boat, FMLA doesn’t apply.

FMLA “time off” isn’t set. It’s better to think of FMLA being capped, or having maximum time/compensation for missed work.

Not everyone applies. One caveat of FMLA leave lawyers often encounter is the amount of time an employee has been with a particular company. This number is twelve months with 1,250 hours of work. There’s other factors too, which is why you should contact Dixon Injury Firm’s FMLA lawyers for more info.

More About FMLA Leave Lawyers in St. Louis, MO

The first step you should take is to find a firm that handles workers compensation and FMLA leave in St. Louis ready and willing to help you through the claim process. It’s never a good idea to procrastinate, either, since workers compensation cases usually involve a time-sensitive element.

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm specialize in St. Louis-area FMLA leave cases and other workplace injury claims. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Chris knows how difficult workers compensation cases are. Dixon Trial Lawyers offer a contingency payment system. This means our legal services are free. In exchange, the firm takes a percentage of the reimbursement only if you win a trial.

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If you feel like you or someone close to you is in need of workers compensation, Dixon Injury Firm offers free consultations. Call local at (314)409-7060 or toll free at (855)40-CRASH. Dixon’s Trial Lawyers deliver compensation results and client testimonials. We also specialize in personal injury, truck and car accidents, and other injury claims.

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