The leaves were barely on the trees this past spring in northeastern Missouri, and Jason Geisendorfer was driving around Lewistown wasting time and feeling guilty about it. The 41-year-old construction worker hadn't had a paycheck in two years, ever since he injured his back on the job and workers' compensation refused to cover the $300,000 surgery his injury required. Geisendorfer was locked in a legal battle with his employer's compensation plan, and his wife and three kids were living off dwindling savings. They could hardly afford to have him driving aimlessly around... More >>>