An unexpected act of violence or assault can happen in any workplace, either by a stranger or a co-worker. In the U.S., it is estimated that two million workers become the victims of workplace violence each year. While workplace violence is more … [Read more...] about St. Louis Workers’ Compensation for Workplace Violence & Assault
Work Related Injuries
The Mining Industry and the High Risk for Injury
If you have been injured in a mining accident and are not receiving the medical care you deserve, contact a Missouri workers' compensation lawyer immediately. Mining is one of the most dangerous industries in existence today. And not just … [Read more...] about The Mining Industry and the High Risk for Injury
What is OSHA’s “Fatal Four”?
OSHA has coined the phrase "Fatal Four" to describe the construction industry's most dangerous types of accidents. Each year work accidents lead to serious injuries. Depending on the occupation type, you might face catastrophic harm or even lose a … [Read more...] about What is OSHA’s “Fatal Four”?
2021 Update – Non-Fatal Workplace Injury Statistics
Each year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and other federal agencies publish the latest workplace injury statistics. No matter what you do for a living or where you work in the U.S., there is always a chance that you will get injured on … [Read more...] about 2021 Update – Non-Fatal Workplace Injury Statistics
Injured at Work Due to Overexertion – How to Prove It
If you have been injured at work due to overexertion, you should be receiving treatment for all of your injuries. Overexertion is the second leading cause of workplace injuries and accidents in the U.S. Overexertion injuries result in pulled … [Read more...] about Injured at Work Due to Overexertion – How to Prove It
Things Missouri Workers Should Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak
As the number of those infected with the coronavirus increases in the US, with Missouri alone having 3,539 confirmed cases, many businesses have to close shop or reduce their activity for the time being. This is leaving many Missouri workers … [Read more...] about Things Missouri Workers Should Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak