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Workers’ Compensation Settlement for Lower Back Injury

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Lower back injury at work? Learn how settlement amounts are determined in workers’ compensation claims. Get the support you need from experienced attorneys. Lower back injuries are among the most common and debilitating workplace injuries, significantly impacting an individual’s ability to work and perform daily activities. Workers’ compensation is a critical resource for employees who … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024

Understanding Common Nerve Injuries in the Workplace

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Workplace nerve injuries often arise from posture, heavy lifting, repetitive tasks, and tool vibrations. Speak with a workers compensation attorney 24/7. The central nervous system, consisting of over 86 billion neurons in the brain and spinal cord, is one of the most complex aspects of the human body. Nerves branch out from the spinal cord, … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2023

Options If You Have a Bad Experience with a Work Comp-Approved Doctor

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If you’re one of the many injured workers who feel neglected and need support navigating the confusing aspects of workers’ compensation, we can help. Feeling like your workers’ compensation doctor is not listening to you or providing adequate care can be a frustrating and disheartening experience. Unfortunately, this is an all-too-common complaint that we have … Read more

Updated: June 15, 2023

6 Common Factors That May Affect the Value of Your Work-Related Back Injury Claim

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Let’s take a closer look at six common factors that will likely impact the value of the workers’ comp settlement you may receive for a back injury. Generally, work-related back injury victims are entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost income, and diminished earning capacity. However, settlement amounts vary among back injury victims. Here’s … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

Top 5 Occupations Associated With Severe Back Injuries

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According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, back injuries account for over 20% of all injuries in the workplace. Unfortunately, most occupations involve activities that put workers at greater risk of developing back-related issues. Below is a summary of the top five occupations associated with severe back injuries.  1. Driving Back pain is one … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

Workers Compensation for Back Injuries Caused by Poor Ergonomics

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Back injuries are common among Missouri workers and are often caused by poor ergonomics. Workplace ergonomics refers to the process of designing the workplace while having the worker in mind. The idea is to create a well-balanced environment that doesn’t put too much strain on the worker, and as a result, increase performance and productivity. … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023