Construction workers face numerous hazards when working outdoors, and the risks can increase during winter when the cold temperatures and snow pose additional challenges. Some situations can increase the risk to construction workers in cold … [Read more...] about St. Louis Cold Weather Construction Accidents
Common Workplace Injury in Confined Spaces
Imagine being trapped in a small, cramped space with little to no oxygen, surrounded by toxic gases or high temperatures. That may sound terrifying to some, but it is the reality for many professionals that are required to work in confined spaces. … [Read more...] about Common Workplace Injury in Confined Spaces
Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Deposition
At The Law Office of James. M. Hoffman, we understand that navigating the workers' compensation claims process can be confusing and stressful, especially when faced with a deposition hearing. We have gathered a list of common mistakes to avoid … [Read more...] about Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Deposition
Work with a Workers Comp Attorney to file for PPD
No one goes to work expecting to be injured or to suffer from a permanent partial disability. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and when they do, they can leave you with serious injuries that can affect your ability or strength to carry on with … [Read more...] about Work with a Workers Comp Attorney to file for PPD
UTI at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney
Let's explore the topic of UTIs in the workplace, including their causes, symptoms, and, most importantly, your rights to compensation if you are affected. When workplace injuries and illnesses are mentioned, we often think of more physical … [Read more...] about UTI at Work – St. Louis Workers Compensation Attorney
Does Daylight Savings Increase the Chance of Workplace Injuries?
Here's how losing an hour of sleep during daylight saving time can increase workplace accidents and tips for staying alert, preventing fatigue, and staying safe. Soon, the birds will be chirping, the flowers will be blooming, and the days will … [Read more...] about Does Daylight Savings Increase the Chance of Workplace Injuries?