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Common Injuries Suffered by Construction Workers

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Construction workers are exposed to dangerous working conditions and are prone to a wide variety of injuries, some of which are life-altering and even fatal. The causes of construction site injuries are also numerous and varied. Understanding the most common causes of work-related construction injuries and the legal remedies available for injured employees can go a long … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

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It is important to select a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer who has the experience to deal with the complexities of traumatic brain injuries. Some workers’ compensation cases become quite complicated, particularly cases that involve concussions, head injuries, and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). It is essential to select a Missouri workers’ compensation law firm that has the … Read more

Updated: November 22, 2022

The Risk of Repetitive Motion in the Workplace

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In the United States, repetitive motion injuries are one of the leading injuries named in workers’ compensation claims. There is a myth that to receive workers’ compensation benefits, the cause of your injury must result from a single event. For example, a cable installer falling off a ladder or a waiter slipping on an ice … Read more

Updated: January 22, 2024

Are Older Workers More At-Risk of a Worksite Injury?

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Though older workers are often less likely to suffer from a workplace injury, they are still generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for work-related injuries. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to find more than a few older workers working construction and factory jobs. Increased life expectancy means older workers can work for much longer before retiring. … Read more

Updated: November 15, 2021

Filing for Missouri Workers Comp After a Back Injury

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Back injuries are the second most common workplace injury, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA). The most common work-related back injuries include: The majority of work related back injuries are caused by twisting or over-extension of the spine due to pulling, pushing, heavy lifting, or poor posture. Work-related back injuries are often … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

The 5 Most Common Workers’ Compensation Claims

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These five injuries are commonly seen in Missouri workers compensation claims. In the world of workplace injuries, there are hundreds of possible ailments that are eligible for workers’ compensation. Of course, certain injuries happen more than others. The following are five of the most common injuries that result in workers compensation claims in Missouri. Strains … Read more

Updated: September 19, 2018