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MO Workers Compensation: Occupational Diseases

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The Missouri Workers Compensation law provides relief from the financial strain of being unable to return to work from being injured by an occupational disease. If the case has resulted in the death of a worker, certain surviving persons may be entitled to benefits as well. What is an Occupational Disease? An occupational disease is … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2018

Preventing Workplace Injuries: Slips, Trips & Falls

It important to remember that workplace safety needs to be everyone’s concern. Employees can improve their own safety by taking their time and paying attention to their surroundings. There is a large percentage of workers that are injured annually due to fall accidents.  They make up a significant portion of workers compensation commissions. It is … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

The Division of Workers Compensation

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Workers compensation is often not something you simply file for and receive. Many times you have to take an active role in getting access to your rights. There are many things you need to understand in the process. Throughout the State of Missouri there are eight offices for the Division of Workers Compensation. The main … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024

Missouri Workplace Safety

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Missouri employers have the responsibility to  ensure that their workplaces are safe for their employees. Unfortunately there continue to be many workplace-related injuries due to lack of training, experience, or supervision. OSHA offers prevention information and safety training for … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Wood Chippers Recalled Due to Personal Injury

St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHSTA) has released a public statement regarding the recall of certain Vermeer BC1500 trailers, made between 2007 up to 2012. Affected units have been estimated to be around 1,700. Vermeer has sold these wood chippers because of the SmartFeed system which intelligently senses … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2018

Missouri Workers Comp: Why Should It Exist?

The proposed workman’s compensation in the state of Missouri dictates that employers should provide insurance of worker’s compensation for those in their employment. Worker’s compensation insurance may come from any private insurance provider, or the employers themselves may provide the insurance. There are exceptions to these laws for certain individuals, like employers involved in construction, … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024