Over Tired Workers Are at a Higher Risk of Work Injury

Worker Fatigue Injury Lawyer

When workers are tired, they are more likely to make mistakes and less likely to notice potential hazards leading to serious work-related injuries. Workplace injuries are a common occurrence in the United States. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 2 million workplace injuries reported in 2020. While many of … Read more

Updated: May 30, 2022

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

Common Injuries for Custodial Workers – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

Common Injuries for Custodial Workers - St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

Custodial workers, like janitors and housekeeping staff, work around the clock to make sure the premises they are in charge of remain clean, disinfected, and well maintained. Custodial workers jobs are ridden with risks of exposure to hazardous substances, as well as work environmental dangers that can lead to work-related injuries. In this post, St. … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Are Seasonal Workers Entitled to Workers Compensation Benefits?

Seasonal Workers Entitled to Workers Compensation Benefits

It’s important to understand that seasonal work is not easy, and there is always a risk of on-the-job injuries. In the holiday season, many people take up extra work. Stores need temporary workers to handle the holiday rush and meet the demands of the shoppers. Qualified workers make the most of this opportunity to make … Read more

Updated: February 26, 2021

Workers Compensation for St. Louis Metal Fabrication Shop Injuries

Workers Compensation for St. Louis Metal Fabrication Shop Injuries

Workers build parts or structures by cutting, bending and then assembling parts in St. Louis metal fabrication shops. These are hazardous workplaces where risk of worker injury or death is high. Workers use¬†heavy equipment, toxic substances and various power tools. If the employers fail to take necessary safety precautions, and workers are forced to assemble … Read more

Updated: February 7, 2017

Can an Injured Worker get Workers Comp Benefits if He is at Fault?

Work Comp Benefits

If you have been injured at work, you should be receiving benefits for all of your work related injuries. While certain types of jobs put workers at a higher risk of injury, workers in any type of employment can get injured. Some of the most dangerous industries to work in include construction, manufacturing, assembly work, … Read more

Updated: November 8, 2019