The Mining Industry and the High Risk for Injury

miner using a pick tool

If you have been injured in a mining accident and are not receiving the medical care you deserve, contact a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer immediately. Mining is one of the most dangerous industries in existence today. And not just because of the nature of the work but also because of the potential for serious injuries. According … Read more

Updated: December 6, 2022

Missouri Workers Compensation for a Dust-Related Illness at Work

Missouri worker exposed to dust at work

Ongoing exposure to dust at work can lead to problems ranging from minor illnesses to life-threatening respiratory issues. Here’s what you should be aware of. Dust is one of the most common triggers of workplace illnesses. Working in a dusty environment can make you cough, choke and wheeze. What’s more, extreme or ongoing exposure to … Read more

Updated: September 21, 2021

Workers Compensation Benefits for Miners Injured on the Job

Developments in technology and stricter safety regulations have greatly improved the conditions miners have to work in, but even so, they still face work injuries. In 1931, the first year the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) started collecting data on the subject, there were 1,688 reported fatalities in the mining industry. Between 2008 and … Read more

Updated: February 6, 2024