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

Calculating the Cost of a Sciatica Work Injury Claim

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Experiencing pain along the largest nerve of your body is not a pleasant way to live. Sciatica patients are often affected by the long-term, although some of them are able to recover in a matter of weeks or even days. If you are struggling with long-term sciatica that was caused by your working conditions or … Read more

Updated: April 16, 2020

Why Work-Related Back Injuries Are Common Among Salespeople

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Salespeople are, unfortunately, prone to back injuries. If your job causes you harm, you should not carry the financial burden for your treatment yourself. Salespeople seem to always have a smile on their faces, a warm voice, and a drive to get you to buy something. From the outside, they may seem like they have … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

How Soon Can I Return to Work After a Lower Back Injury?

If you are experiencing ongoing pain and/or other symptoms, this can make it difficult for your doctor to approve your returning to work. Even after receiving good medical treatment, many people experience lingering pain and problems after suffering a back injury in the workplace. Many back injuries require an employee to take time off from … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

Recognizing the Signs of Work-Related Lower Back Pain and Getting Treatment

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work or file workers compensation claims. At some point, everyone has probably experienced back pain. It’s actually one of the most common reasons why people might have to miss work and a common claim in workers’ compensation. Some may think that back pain is … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2019

Filing for Missouri Workers Comp After a Back Injury

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Back injuries are the second most common workplace injury, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA). The most common work-related back injuries include: The majority of work related back injuries are caused by twisting or over-extension of the spine due to pulling, pushing, heavy lifting, or poor posture. Work-related back injuries are often … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023