This week, several dozen recipients of permanent disability traveled to Jefferson City to fight for Missouri’s Second Injury Fund.
The Second Injury Fund helps injured Missouri workers when a work-related injury exasperates the worker’s pre-existing disability. A work-related injury can be devastating. Furthermore, an individual’s condition with a pre-existing disability is frequently worsened by a work-related injury. The Second Injury Fund’s purpose is to compensate individuals who experience increased combined disability. Essentially, the Second Injury Fund pays for the increased … Continue Reading >