Are Occupational Diseases Covered?

Under Missouri law, occupational diseases (as well as accidents) are covered. Therefore, if you develop a disease or illness which is directly caused by your employment, you may file a claim for benefits under the law.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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