However, sometimes people do not end up receiving the benefits they are entitled to under the law... Each year thousands of workers in Missouri are injured on the job. Unfortunately, however, some of these injuries are fatal. If an employee dies … [Read more...] about MO Workers Compensation: Survivors Benefits
Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog
Workers Compensation Claim for Occupational Diseases
As of 2005 an occupational disease must be reported within 30 days of the diagnosis of the condition. In 2005 the Missouri legislature redefined the occupational injury parameters. It is important to understand what occupational diseases are and … [Read more...] about Workers Compensation Claim for Occupational Diseases
Protect Yourself From Neck Related Injuries At Work
Neck injuries that result from work-related situations are fairly common. They can be easy to resolve or they can last months or even years at a time, requiring long term medical treatment. Seeking treatment immediately for a work related neck … [Read more...] about Protect Yourself From Neck Related Injuries At Work
Knee Injuries in the Workplace
If you have injured your knee on the job and are being denied benefits, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann. The knee is the largest joint in the body and is quite complicated. The knee supports nearly all of the weight of the body. It is … [Read more...] about Knee Injuries in the Workplace
Types of Work Related Shoulder Injuries
You should be receiving treatment for ALL of your injuries, not just the ones the insurance company wants to accept. Shoulder injuries are a common occupational hazard. Although OSHA has established a set of safety guidelines for workers to follow, … [Read more...] about Types of Work Related Shoulder Injuries
Preexisting Conditions: Affect Workers Compensation?
Getting help from a St. Louis workers compensation attorney is extremely important when you are injured on the job... Preexisting conditions can complicate workers' compensation claims in various ways. An injury that predates an on the job injury … [Read more...] about Preexisting Conditions: Affect Workers Compensation?