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

6 Grocery Store Hazards That Often Lead to Workers Compensation Claims

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Working in a grocery store might seem like a nice, safe job. The truth is that it is actually very demanding and it includes many types of activities that have the potential of putting you at risk of injury. The number of tasks a grocery store employee must carry are increasing the probability of getting … Read more

Updated: April 4, 2024

Workers Compensation for Sanitation Industry Workers

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Sanitation workers carry out a critical function in our society, but the job comes with many risks. When you think of a fatal workplace injury, you’re probably imagining something like a factory setting, a logging operation, or a semi-truck losing control. This image is reasonable, given that those occupations are some of the most dangerous … Read more

Updated: October 14, 2022

Construction Falls Covered by Workers’ Compensation

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Although not based on negligence, you do have to be specifically engaged in work activities to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Statistics show that as many as 42% of all construction industry deaths are the result of construction workers falling. The construction industry is a very risky industry in which to be employed. For … Read more

Updated: February 15, 2023

Can I Receive Workers Compensation If I Am Making a Delivery and I Slip and Fall?

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If you slipped and fell while making a delivery, it is important that you understand your legal rights regarding workers compensation in Missouri. Workers’ compensation insurance is a type of insurance that is meant to protect workers who are at work and get hurt. Any business owner in the state of Missouri who employs five … Read more

Updated: May 24, 2018