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BAC – Bricklayers Workers Compensation Lawyer

The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann represents injured employees who belong to the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers.

In Missouri, there are 3 unions for the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers: Local 15, Local 18, and Local 1. The BAC was founded in 1865 and represents the craftworkers in the trowel trades throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Due to the nature of the profession, there are many occupational demands and health effects for bricklayers and other craft workers. The physical work is very demanding. Bricklayers have to manually transport bricks, blocks, and mortar from one place to another. There is a lot of repetitive motion involved. For instance, there is the repetitive lifting of one brick with one hand or the repetitive lifting of one block with two hands. This causes an increased risk of lower back pain and causes lower back injuries and disorders.

In addition to the physical demands, there is a health risk due to the environmental demands. Due to the dust and quartz exposure, bricklayers have an increased risk for developing lung cancer.

Bricklayers Workers Compensation Lawyer

If you are a bricklayer in Missouri and have been injured on the job, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann. Our legal team has a strong history of helping injured workers get medical attention and the financial compensation that they need. Call us at (314) 361-4300 or fill out our online contact form to request a free and private consultation.

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