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St. Louis Slip and Fall Lawyer: Navigating Workers’ Compensation Claims

slip and fall sign at work

Missouri’s workers’ compensation system is designed to benefit employees who suffer work-related injuries, including those from slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall incidents in the workplace are not uncommon. Such accidents can occur in various settings, from construction sites and industrial facilities to office buildings and retail stores. When they do, knowing your rights … Read more

Updated: June 19, 2024

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

Choosing the Right Shoes to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

a Missouri worker's shoes

Given the potential severity of slip and fall accidents, it’s important to take steps to prevent them. One of the best ways to do this is to choose the right shoes. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, slips, trips and falls are among the most common causes of workplace injuries. In fact, they … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

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

8 Ways Employers Can Prevent Slips, Trips, & Falls in the Workplace

slip and fall sign at work

In this article, we’ll discuss ways that employers can help keep their employees safe and prevent slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. It’s no secret that slips, trips, and falls are some of the most common workplace accidents. In fact, according to recent research, these types of accidents cost businesses more than $70 billion … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

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