Legal Question in Personal Injury in Missouri

how much percent do they rate a persons neck on a rating chart for body injury

Asked on 2/13/12, 6:15 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Rian Ankerholz Ankerholz and Smith

Under the Missouri Workers' Compensation Act, a neck injury is considered a general bodily injury instead of a scheduled injury. The "body as a whole" disability provision is based on 400 weeks of compensation. Because neck injuries can be very serious, an independent medical evaluation should always be obtained. Consult an experienced workers' compensation lawyer. We are here to help.

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Answered on 2/14/12, 6:54 am

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