Work-Related Head Injuries and Concussions

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A head injury is one of the most serious types of workplace injuries. Most work-related head injuries result from slip and fall accidents, falling objects, motor vehicle accidents, and defective and dangerous equipment. A worker who has suffered a brain concussion may experience no symptoms at all, or in worse cases, may become unconscious. Other symptoms … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

The Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injuries

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Are you at risk for a work-related injury? Every employee is entitled to a safe workplace, but unfortunately, some employers fail to adhere to workplace safety norms. As a result, many workers are injured every year. Almost every workplace in the United States poses some type of risk to an employee. What are the most common causes of … Read more

Updated: March 24, 2015

Exposure to Chemicals on the Job

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If you have sustained injuries resulting from a chemical exposure while on the job, there are two options for you. Chemical exposure can occur in any employment situation. Workers in factories handling chemicals and other dangerous materials are more prone to toxic exposure; however, office workers have also been exposed to fumes from cleaning agents and … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

Workers’ Compensation and Work-Related Stress

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It may be difficult to prove a work-related emotional or mental stress injury. Workplace stress injuries are usually physical in nature, arising out of repetitive motions that lead to muscle strain and conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome. However, in some rare cases, work-related stress can lead to compensable emotional or mental injury. Physical Stress … Read more

Updated: October 14, 2022

Injuries Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation

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Are you unsure if your work-related injury will be covered by workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation law is governed by the state, so the regulations vary from state to state. The injuries which are covered and which are not covered under the compensation system also vary from state to state; however, the general rule is that an … Read more

Updated: March 9, 2015

Are Missouri Workers Covered in a Workplace Attack?

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Employees have a right to expect a certain level of safety in the workplace. How common is workplace violence? Accourding to OSHA, murder is the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the workplace. If you are the victim of a violent act while at work you need to speak with a St. Louis workers’ compensation … Read more

Updated: January 31, 2017