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Legislation is being introduced that will impact Missouri families who worked for corporations that knowingly poisoned workers.
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Q: What’s wrong with handling occupational diseases through workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a good program for dealing with minor injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome or back pain, but it is not adequate for deadly diseases like lung cancer or leukemia because the coverage limits are too low. Workers’ compensation benefits are limited to only $799 per week, which doesn’t come close to covering medical costs for victims of cancer and other terminal diseases.