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What to Do After a Heavy Equipment Injury

After a work injury, you should be receiving treatment for ALL of your injuries, not just the ones the insurance company wants to accept. At the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann, we are here for you. We are continuing to do business via email and phone. Please call us today at (314) 361-4300 or … Read more

Updated: April 24, 2020

5 Most Common Injuries Caused By Drilling Equipment

Some reports estimate that yearly, there are around 1000 faulty drilling equipment accidents. Workers in the oil field face various risks, and unfortunately, many of them stem from working with faulty drilling equipment. These machines should be regularly checked to ensure everyone’s safety on the work site, but some issues may be overlooked. Over time, … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

Construction Workers and Brain Injuries: The 3 Levels of Severity

Working in the construction industry is often dangerous, and its workers are at an increased risk for TBIs and their consequences. A 2016 report made by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that the construction industry has the highest number of traumatic brain injuries in the US workplaces, both fatal and … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Understanding The Risks of Roofing Jobs: What To Do If You Get Injured

Roofing is a dangerous job, and a mistake in this profession can lead to very serious injuries, possibly even fatalities. According to OSHA, falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. From 2003 to 2013, there have been over 3,500 fatalities and falls from roofs accounted for nearly 34% of them. This … Read more

Updated: December 17, 2019

Heavy Machinery Accidents: Who Is Responsible and How to Get Compensated?

When the accident takes place at work, you are entitled to workers compensation under Missouri law. Many working Americans have to operate heavy machinery as part of their daily work activities. Construction workers or factory employees are common examples of workers who need to work with or next to these intricate machines and, as a … Read more

Updated: July 10, 2019

Construction Site Injuries to Be Aware of – What to Do after an Accident

Construction workers face a number of hazards in the workplace. If you have been injured you should be receiving all of your benefits. Construction site workers have to deal with various hazards on a daily basis. Their work is very strenuous and requires them to climb great heights, operate powerful machinery, or work on busy … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024