LABOR DIVISION

The Labor Division provides general counsel and litigation services for the Missouri State Treasurer in his capacity as custodian of the Second Injury Fund and for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations in its role administering the Fund. The Division similarly provides general counsel and litigation services for the Missouri's Office of Administration, Central Accident Reporting Office (CARO) in defending workers' compensation claims filed against a multitude of state agencies by their employees. 

In 2015, the Labor Division processed 3,330 new claims that were filed against the Second Injury Fund and 895 new claims filed against CARO, or 4225 total new claims. The Division closed 7,491 Fund claims and 839 CARO claims, or a total of 8330 claims in 2015.
 
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