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

Workers That Are More Likely to Be Affected By Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Contact our law office to schedule a free case evaluation if you need to file a carpel tunnel workers’ compensation claim. As many as ten million Americans yearly suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). CTS occurs when the carpal ligament in your wrist compresses a major nerve in the hand. This causes arm weakness, numbness, … Read more

Updated: June 26, 2023

Harmless Office Equipment Can Cause St. Louis Workplace Injury

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In 2019, there were an estimated 461,600 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work in the “information” industry, which includes office workers Workplace injuries are often caused by heavy machinery and tools used in factories and industrial settings. Even seemingly harmless office equipment can cause injuries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor … Read more

Updated: July 17, 2023

Workers Compensation for a Wrist Injury From Typing

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Work-related wrist injuries are often the result of repetitive motion, such as typing. At some point in your career, you’ve probably had to do some typing as part of your job. And while typing itself is not necessarily a hazardous activity, repetitive motions, sitting in the same position for too long, or using a laptop … Read more

Updated: September 6, 2022

7 Occupational Diseases That May Be Hiding in Your Workplace

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Even the safest workplaces can have hidden dangers that put you at risk for an occupational disease. Compared to other areas of your life, you probably spend a lot of time at work. And ideally, the workplace you frequently occupy would be safe. However, the truth is, that even the safest workplaces can have hidden … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2022

4 Ways to Prevent Work Injuries Caused by Poor Ergonomics

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Let’s take a closer look at poor ergonomics in the workplace, discuss what you can do to prevent these injuries, and how to seek compensation if you have been injured. You’ve probably heard of the term Ergonomics, but do you know what it means? According to OSHA, Ergonomics is the science of fitting the job … Read more