Construction Injuries & Missouri Workers Compensation

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When an employer at a construction site does not follow safety guidelines, workers are exposed to danger. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction sites are among the most dangerous of all workplaces. In the United States every year, hundreds of construction workers are injured or killed at their workplace. Slip and fall accidents, electrocution accidents, … Read more

Updated: June 5, 2017

Workers’ Compensation for Construction Site Injuries

Construction workers are exposed to dangerous hazards that often cause serious injuries, resulting in the need to file a workers’ compensation claim. The environment at a construction site is such that it exposes workers to the risk of serious injuries. Most employers take preventive measures such as extensive safety inspections, implementation of safety regulations, and … Read more

Updated: October 13, 2022

Work-Related Injuries From Hazardous Tools and Equipment

Construction workers are exposed to various hazardous conditions that may result in a work-related injury. Many work-related injuries are reported in the construction and manufacturing sector. Workers in the construction sector face hazardous situations, such as defective construction equipment, tools, and harmful substances such as asbestos. All states have a workers’ compensation system in place that safeguards the … Read more

Updated: April 23, 2021

What Are “Ghost” Insurance Policies?

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Without proof of workers’ compensation insurance, construction crews usually will not get hired.   Unfortunately, some in the construction industry illegally circumvent these laws in order to save money. For example, in North Carolina, construction employers with 3 or more employees are required to have workers’ comp insurance for those employees. One man was always … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022