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Common Injuries Covered Under Missouri Workers’ Compensation

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Explore common injuries covered by Missouri Workers’ Comp and understand your right to get the support you need after a workplace injury. Workers’ compensation in Missouri is designed to provide relief and support to employees who have suffered work-related injuries. This system ensures that workers receive medical care and financial assistance during recovery. The Law … Read more

The Most Common Workplace Injuries for First-Year Employees

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If you’re new to your job and have suffered a workplace injury, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann to discuss your case. Did you know that employees working their first-year account for 35% of all workplace injuries? This is an unsurprising statistic, considering their lack of experience, anxiety, and general recklessness of new … Read more

Updated: June 26, 2023

Overexertion Work Injuries – How to Prevent Overexertion

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Overexertion causes around 22% of all work-related injuries, making it the largest contributor to workers’ compensation costs, with an estimated $14 billion every year. Data from the General Social Survey shows that people are twice as likely to report they are exhausted now compared to 20 years ago. Around 50% of people their exhaustion is … Read more

Updated: March 29, 2024

Injured at Work Due to Overexertion – How to Prove It

If you have been injured at work due to overexertion, you should be receiving treatment for all of your injuries. Overexertion is the second leading cause of workplace injuries and accidents in the U.S. Overexertion injuries result in pulled muscles, back pain and can create several different health problems because the body cannot handle the … Read more

Overexertion: A Common Reason for Workplace Accidents

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Workplace injuries are often caused by behavoir throughout the day, including overexertion. One of the biggest misconceptions about workers’ compensation and workplace injuries is that they take place because of acute mistakes. Often, when people imagine a work injury, they picture something like a worker putting their hand where it shouldn’t be and losing it … Read more

Updated: September 18, 2018

St. Louis Worker Injuries – Overexertion at Work

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Overexertion is among the leading causes of workplace injuries. Overexertion can occur in any profession; however, the chances of becoming overexerted are higher in professions requiring physical labor. While it may not be possible to completely avoid these types of injuries, you can reduce the risk by knowing your physical limitations. What is Workplace Overexertion? As the … Read more

Updated: March 27, 2024