Division of Workers' Compensation

About Workers' Compensation

The Division provides services to those who have been injured on the job or exposed to occupational disease arising out of and in the course of employment. The Division also makes sure that an injured worker receives benefits that they are entitled to under the Missouri Workers' Compensation Law. The Division's Administrative Law Judges have the authority to approve settlements or issue awards after a hearing relating to an injured worker’s entitlement to permanent benefits allowed by Missouri law. Learn more about the Division

Workers' Compensation Statutes

2023 Workers' Compensation Annual Report
2022 Workers' Compensation Annual Report
2021 Workers' Compensation Annual Report
2020 Workers' Compensation Annual Report
2019 Workers' Compensation Annual Report

About the Director

Pamela B. Lewis - Director, Division of Workers' Compensation

Pam Lewis was appointed Director of the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation in April 2022 after joining the State in July 2021. She has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry focusing primarily on workers’ compensation claims, leadership, auditing and training. Past roles have included eight years of service at CorVel Corporation advancing to Vice President, Claims Unit and 13 years of service with Hartford Financial Services. Movement within the industry has provided her with a broad experience with insurance carriers, third party administrators, assigned risk programs and brokers in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. In her current role as Director, she is responsible for the Division’s $10 million administrative budget, programs payments, and monitoring expenditures while the Division moves forward with modernizing its missions and legacy software system. Pam was born and raised in Kansas City, MO where she graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas with a Bachelors in Business Administration.       


Missouri Division of Workers Compensation
421 East Dunklin St.
P.O. Box 58
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0058

Phone: 573-751-4231
Toll-Free: 800-775-2667
Fax: 573-526-4960