Lost Wages Lawyers

Dixon Injury Firm’s Lost Wages Attorneys in St. Louis, MO, defend employees in workers compensation claims.


If you are in a work-related accident such as a fall, slip, or collision, it’s likely you will receive workers compensation benefits. Dixon, a leading St. Louis personal injury firm, helps workers maximize claim benefits when it comes to medical expenses and lost wages. On this page we’ll discuss the ins and outs of lost wages to make sure you understand what’s at stake if/when you enter a personal injury claim.

Most employees are covered in Missouri and St. Louis by workers compensation to some extent. In certain industries, this may include medical, rehabilitation time, and other benefits paid into a compensation deal as opposed to won in a personal injury lawsuit. Dixon Injury Firm’s lost wages attorneys help injured workers recover wages after missing work due to an injury such as a construction site accident.

What is a Lost Wages Case in St. Louis?

Workers compensation is beneficial to employees, their families, and employers. It’s an equilibrium that’s in place to financially compensate those who have suffered in work-related injuries. Reimbursing employees due to an injury is very important for said employee given lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses. Typically, a lost wage check is provided via the carrier, or the company’s insurance agency, based on average rates and the amount of time spent in recovery. The experts at Dixon Injury Firm know the ins and outs of lost wage cases and will help you through the process. Contact us for more information.

Common Factors in a Lost Wage Case

Lost pay claims vary based on an employee’s contract with his or her employer. Every case is different, though typically lost wages compensate a certain percentage of the time off an employee took during recovery. Permanent disability, then, means different things compared to temporary disability. You can learn more about lost wages in St. Louis on Dixon’s personal injury page.

Legal Tips in Lost Wages Cases

The lost wages lawyers at Dixon Injury Firm have comprehensive knowledge of lost wages cases for St. Louis workers. We believe in helping employees and their families recover financially from any workplace accident. Of course workers compensation and personal injury cases are quite complex. Below we’ve outlined a few things to keep in mind in case you or a loved one ever have to handle a lost wages claim in St. Louis:

A lost wages payment varies on the severity and length of the recovery process. For instance, let’s say a worker has to miss work for six months due to physical therapy. Lost wages could be granted for the total amount of time it takes to recovery fully or, in other cases, partially based on a percentage. It varies case-to-case.

Like other workers compensation claims, Dixon Injury Firm’s lost wages attorneys stive to be proactive. A work-related injury can put you out for weeks if not years. It’s incredibly important for injured employees to reach out to a firm as soon as possible to compensate any losses such as medical bills and lost wages.

Workers compensation counteracts lawsuits. The concept of workers compensation exists to counteract any lengthy and expensive trial. Workers pay in, workers get paid. However, these claims are complicated and employers use them to avoid negligent acts that may or may not affect a case. Fortunately, you’ve got Dixon on your side.

More About Lost Wages Lawyers in St. Louis, MO

The first move is to find a professional lost wages attorney in St. Louis to help you through the claim process. Our workers compensation lawyers are ready and willing to get you through the process. Keep in mind how important it is to get legal assistance as quickly as possible to make sure you receive maximum (and timely) compensation.

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm specialize in Missouri lost wage claims and other workplace injury cases. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Christopher 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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