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 … [Read more...] about What Are the Most Common Work-Related Injuries in Missouri?
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, … [Read more...] about Understanding Workers Compensation for an Occupational Disease in Missouri
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 … [Read more...] about 4 Occupational Lung Diseases Generally Covered by Workers Compensation
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 … [Read more...] about Asbestos Exposure: Is it Too Late to File For Workers Comp Benefits?
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 … [Read more...] about Mesothelioma Victims – Not Just an Issue of Workers’ Compensation
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year. A Mesothelioma diagnosis can be life changing. It is a rare form of cancer that affects 2,000 to 3,000 people each year, and it is deadly. However, there are … [Read more...] about Diagnosed with Mesothelioma? Here Are 5 Things You Can Do Now