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The Farming Industry and Its Risk of No Insurance

On average 500 farm employees are injured on the job every day. Farms are one of the few businesses that are typically exempt from having to carry workman’s compensation insurance, but considering the risk of injury to their employees it would be prudent to invest in it. Considering the heavy machinery and equipment that they … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018

Understanding the True Value of Your Workers Comp Claim

Seek the advice of a workers compensation to attorney BEFORE settling to determine the true value of your claim. Insurance adjustors for workman’s compensation know that if you were injured on the job, their company will eventually have to fork over the money for your treatment. That is the very nature of no fault insurance. … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2019

Should You Choose Your Own Doctor After a Work Injury?

It is important to follow the proper protocol if you are injured on the job. In one month alone, close to 10,000 workman’s compensation injuries may be reported. Fortunately, a minority of these are the result of a life-threatening accident that requires emergency care. More often, an employee has a small accident, reports it to … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Workman’s Comp for Truck Drivers Injured on the Job


Drivers of large, commercial vehicles are subjected to a variety of factors that put them at risk for an on the job injury. Tight schedules mean long hours driving continuously often without enough sleep. They are sometimes required to load and unload the trucks making them likely candidates for back injuries as well as fall … Read more

Updated: December 31, 2015

Falling Rocks in Underground Mining Industry

Underground mining is a very dangerous job and has one of the highest fatal injury rates out of all U.S. industry. Most are caused by falling rock which is responsible for approximately 500 mining injuries each year. If you are one of these 500 injured in a mining accident you are entitled to workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyers

Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who finds himself hurt or ill as a result of his employment.  Employers are required by law to carry insurance for claims. Employees do not contribute any of their wages towards workers’ comp insurance. It serves to not only ensure that an injured workers medical bills … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024