Temporary or Partial Workers’ Comp Award: Slip and Fall Knee Injury

Slip and Fall Knee Injury

In a recent workers’ compensation case, an employee faced an accident while performing routine duties. As they loaded a bobcat onto a trailer, an unfortunate slip led to a fall incident led to them injuring their left knee. Slip and fall accidents are among the most common workplace incidents, often leading to various injuries, with … Read more

Updated: August 17, 2023

Injured at Work – How to Defeat an Employer’s “Equal Exposure” Defense

My Work Injury was Denied

If you were injured at work but your claim is being denied by your employer or their insurance company due to “equal exposure,” contact our law office today! Workers’ compensation laws are supposed to protect the worker injured at work or in the scope of their employment. However, in 2005, Missouri workers’ compensation laws changed … Read more

Updated: May 12, 2022

How to Stay Safe When Working in Cold Weather

Cold Weather Work Injury

Working outside in winter weather can be unsafe, so reviewing safety tips and applying them can help prevent a work injury. Winter weather has arrived in St. Louis and those that work outside are in danger of the variety of cold weather injuries that come with it. There are two excellent ways to handle the cold … Read more

Updated: November 28, 2018

5 Dangers Faced By Warehouse Workers

Work Injury Lawyer St. Louis

Report a work injury immediately to your employer and document everything yourself about the injury. One of the issues that have been in the news lately is the dangers faced by Amazon fulfillment center workers. What a St. Louis work injury lawyer will tell you, though, is that warehouse employees have been dealing with these … Read more

Updated: January 17, 2019

Construction Falls Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Slip and Fall Lawyer St. Louis

Although not based on negligence, you do have to be specifically engaged in work activities to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Statistics show that as many as 42% of all construction industry deaths are the result of construction workers falling. The construction industry is a very risky industry in which to be employed. For … Read more

Updated: February 15, 2023

Slipped and Fell at Work? Is it Workmens Compensation or Personal Injury?

Slip and Fall Lawyer St. Louis

It may be covered under workers’ comp or it might be a personal injury suit, depending on how it happened. According to Missouri law, it is required that employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. This is the type of insurance that an employer carries in the event that a worker is injured while on the job. … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024