Missouri Workers Compensation Benefits for Roofing Falls

Falling from a roof while on the job is a common workplace injury. If you have suffered a fall injury at work, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. Falls from roofs are one of the most common accidents reported in the construction industry, and sometimes they are fatal. In order to prevent these … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

Missouri Injured at Work Attorneys – ACL Tears

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The knee joint is especially susceptible to workplace injury. An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a painful injury that often requires surgery to repair. Workers such as plumbers and carpet layers are exposed to knee injuries because of the constant pressure they put on their knees while working. Workplace Knee Injury The knee joint … Read more

Updated: July 28, 2016

St. Louis Worker Compensation Law Firm – Stairway Accidents

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Workplace injuries can be serious enough to keep you from working and earning the wages you need to pay your bills. Falling down a staircase at your workplace can cause severe head and neck injuries. Slip and fall injuries could be serious enough to keep you from working and earning wages you need to pay your bills. If the … Read more

Updated: October 13, 2022

Construction Site Debris Causing Severe Injury – St. Louis Work Comp Lawyer

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Certain workplaces are especially dangerous for workers. The number of workplace injuries and fatalities have come down significantly since 1970 when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came into operation. Since then, the rate of occupational injuries and illnesses have been reduced by 67 percent even though the workforce has nearly doubled. Work-related fatalities have been reduced from 38 worker … Read more

Updated: July 1, 2016

Sprains and Strains Top the List for Missouri Work Comp Claims

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If you suffer a workplace injury, seek compensation for damages. Every worker is at risk of injury. Every job, even those that seem to be mundane, poses certain risks to workers. Some types of jobs are considered to be extremely dangerous, such as construction workers, healthcare professionals, airline industry professionals, and factory workers. Other jobs are not considered high-risk jobs. However, that … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2019

St. Louis Construction Workers at High Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

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Construction workers sustain more traumatic brain injuries compared to workers in other industries. A recent report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) shows that construction workers sustain more traumatic brain injuries (TBI) compared to workers in other industries. The researchers emphasized the need for increased focus on safety interventions in the construction industry. … Read more

Updated: June 17, 2016