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What Should You Do If You Experience a Headache After a Workplace Accident?

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After a workplace accident, report any headaches to your supervisor, seek prompt medical attention, and document symptoms. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported 2.6 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses. Enduring a workplace injury can be traumatic, but experiencing persistent headaches afterward can further complicate matters, especially if they’re resistant to conventional … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2023

Seeking Treatment For a Traumatic Brain Injury After a Work Accident

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Traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe, and the treatment depends on the extent of your injuries. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are usually considered medical emergencies that require immediate medical attention. If you suffer a head injury at work, it’s imperative to see a doctor as soon as possible to get the necessary … Read more

Updated: March 17, 2022

Common Construction Accidents That Lead to Brain Injuries

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Here are some of the most common construction accidents that often lead to brain injuries in Missouri. Every year about 1.5 million individuals in the US sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Out of the 1.5 million, 230,000 are hospitalized, and 50,000 succumb to their injuries. TBIs aren’t uncommon in the construction industry, especially in sites … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Construction Workers and Brain Injuries: The 3 Levels of Severity

Working in the construction industry is often dangerous, and its workers are at an increased risk for TBIs and their consequences. A 2016 report made by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that the construction industry has the highest number of traumatic brain injuries in the US workplaces, both fatal and … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

Work Related TBI Still a Major Concern – St. Louis Work Accident Attorney

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TBIs are a major threat to workers which can cause a variety of physical, social, emotional, behavioral and cognitive problems. Workplace accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, and injuries can occur despite all safety precautions. Nearly 30% of all injury related deaths involve a TBI. In the United States, 50% of all TBI related ER visits, … Read more

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury – Workmens Comp Law Firm

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Construction sites are notorious for work-related injuries. The construction industry is among the most dangerous of workplaces. According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, construction workers have the highest rate of work-related traumatic brain injury. Another study conducted by OSHA’s Division of Safety Research found that the construction, agriculture, forestry, … Read more

Updated: September 29, 2016