How can I get a Copy of my Workmen's settlement? Who do I contact for a copy of my Second Injury Fund settlement?
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Contact the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation in Jefferson City, MO. You will need to speak to one of the clerks and obtain a copy of your settlement paperwork. Depending upon how the settlement was achieved (or if this went to a final hearing with a formal Award from an ALJ), there is the possibility that the attorney was awarded a 25% attorney's fee which would have applied to any accrued (up front $$) and towards any future benefits. This is a very common occurrence and what you have described indicates that your attorney earned a total disability award for you against the Second Injury Fund and he (or she) would be entitled 25% of any future payments you receive.
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