St. Louis Asbestos Exposure Attorney

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Asbestos exposure can lead to serious health conditions. Here are your legal options if you or a loved one have been affected. Call (314) 361-4300 for a FREE consultation. Asbestos is a silicate mineral that occurs naturally and may be used to manufacture shingles, floor tiles, paper, and heat-resistant fabrics. It’s often useful for its … Read more

Updated: May 11, 2023

What Are the Most Common Work-Related Injuries in Missouri?

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Work-related injuries are unfortunately very common in Missouri. If you’ve been injured, it’s important to understand how you can protect your right to compensation. Did you know that, according to the National Safety Council, around every 7 seconds, someone’s life is impacted by a work-related accident? Some of the workers get away with nothing but … Read more

Updated: April 14, 2021

Understanding Workers Compensation for an Occupational Disease in Missouri

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Workers can develop symptoms almost immediately after being exposed to a toxic chemical. In many cases, however, it can take months and even years for symptoms to appear. Toxic exposure to fumes or dust from a range of particles — such as silica, beryllium, asbestos — can significantly impact the health of your lungs and … Read more

Updated: March 23, 2021

4 Occupational Lung Diseases Generally Covered by Workers Compensation

Lung disease is one of the most deadly occupational illnesses around, and they are prevalent in several different types of employment where the worker comes into contact with chemicals. Occupational illnesses are defined as conditions you may suffer from as a direct result of your work, usually because of exposure to a physical, chemical, or … Read more

Updated: August 25, 2020

Asbestos Exposure: Is it Too Late to File For Workers Comp Benefits?

If you have been diagnosed with asbestosis, or any other illness due to asbestos exposure, notify your employer as soon as possible. Asbestos exposure leads to a condition called asbestosis, which is a risk for many Missouri workers who are exposed to the dust at worksites. The problem with this condition is that it can … Read more

Updated: December 20, 2019

Mesothelioma Victims – Not Just an Issue of Workers’ Compensation

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It is now possible for workers, who are exposed to asbestos and develop mesothelioma, to pursue a personal injury case against their employer. Under Missouri workers’ compensation coverage, “exclusive remedy” is what is used to compensate an employee who has a work-related injury. So, when someone is hurt on the job, they are usually limited … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024