6 Occupations with a High Risk of Burn Injuries

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According to the World Health Organization, millions of people worldwide suffer burn injuries. Sadly, a large percentage of these burn incidents occur at the workplace. Let’s discuss six occupations where workers are often exposed to the risk of severe burns and what you should do if you suffer burn injuries due to your employer’s negligence … Read more

Updated: October 19, 2021

New Legislation May Help Firefighters with Cancer Receive Work Comp Benefits

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The new Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 may make some serious improvement for firefighters diagnosed with cancer. Firefighters in Missouri and their families could have an easier time getting compensation for work-related cancers under new legislation endorsed by Governor Eric Greitens. Currently, firefighters have to demonstrate through medical proof that their condition is work-related, … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2020

Presumptive Laws Ensure Just Compensation for Missouri Firefighters

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Firefighters have to work under stress in extremely hazardous conditions. Firefighting is a dangerous profession, where lives are almost always at stake. The job exposes firefighters to risks of many life-threatening injuries, long-term illnesses, as well as death. For many, the threat of developing cancer due to exposure to harmful substances during the course of … Read more