St. Louis Asbestos Exposure Attorney

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Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health conditions. Here are your legal options if you or a loved one have been affected. Call (314) 361-4300 for a FREE consultation. Asbestos is a silicate mineral that occurs naturally and may be used to manufacture shingles, floor tiles, paper, and heat-resistant fabrics. It’s often useful for its … Read more

Updated: May 11, 2023

Occupational Cancer: Risks and Precautions in the Workplace

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Workplace cancer is a global issue. Learn about preventive measures, protective gear, and legal assistance for affected Missouri workers. Cancer is a devastating illness and a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for over 10 million deaths in 2020 alone. It’s common knowledge that many carcinogens are found in food, alcohol, chemicals, and tobacco products. While the … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2023

What Are the Most Common Work-Related Injuries in Missouri?

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Work-related injuries are unfortunately very common in Missouri. If you’ve been injured, it’s important to understand how you can protect your right to compensation. Did you know that, according to the National Safety Council, around every 7 seconds, someone’s life is impacted by a work-related accident? Some of the workers get away with nothing but … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2021

Understanding Workers Compensation for an Occupational Disease in Missouri

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Workers can develop symptoms almost immediately after being exposed to a toxic chemical. In many cases, however, it can take months and even years for symptoms to appear. Toxic exposure to fumes or dust from a range of particles — such as silica, beryllium, asbestos — can significantly impact the health of your lungs and … Read more

Updated: March 23, 2021

Asbestos Exposure: Is it Too Late to File For Workers Comp Benefits?

If you have been diagnosed with asbestosis, or any other illness due to asbestos exposure, notify your employer as soon as possible. Asbestos exposure leads to a condition called asbestosis, which is a risk for many Missouri workers who are exposed to the dust at worksites. The problem with this condition is that it can … Read more

Updated: December 20, 2019

What Is an Occupational Disease?

An occupational disease is a chronic or acute illness that is directly related to workplace exposure. There are many occupations and industries where workers are exposed to harmful substances and chemicals. Sometimes the hazards are not known until well after the fact and after no preventative care had been taken. Other times, the correct procedures … Read more

Updated: April 23, 2018