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What to Do If Your Employer Denies Total Permanent Disability

If you can no longer earn a living because of an accident at work, you may be entitled to total permanent disability benefits. There are many different types of injuries sustained while on the job that may qualify you to receive workers’ compensation. Fortunately for most, they are not accident-related and after medical care, the … Read more

Updated: September 15, 2020

The Lasting Effects of an Eye Injury

An average of 2,000 such injuries occur each day in the workplace. An eye injury is not something that people often associate with a work injury. However, an average of 2,000 such injuries occur each day in the workplace. Disability as a result can vary depending on the degree of blindness and whether it involves … Read more

Updated: March 20, 2018

The Farming Industry and Its Risk of No Insurance

On average 500 farm employees are injured on the job every day. Farms are one of the few businesses that are typically exempt from having to carry workman’s compensation insurance, but considering the risk of injury to their employees it would be prudent to invest in it. Considering the heavy machinery and equipment that they … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018

Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

St. Louis Workers Compensation Lawyers

Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who finds himself hurt or ill as a result of his employment.  Employers are required by law to carry insurance for claims. Employees do not contribute any of their wages towards workers’ comp insurance. It serves to not only ensure that an injured workers medical bills … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2024

Back Injuries Resulting from a Workplace Accident

Herniated discs can be incredibly painful. The pain can spread to your limbs and can become excruciating. Back injuries can affect every aspect of your life and can leave you unable to work. It is incredibly important to get necessary medical care if you have sustained a back injury at work. Failing to get treatment … Read more

Updated: May 3, 2023

Reporting Unsafe Working Conditions

workers on a construction site

Many employees do not feel safe reporting conditions that are unsafe or requesting an investigation from OSHA because they fear retaliation by employers. Unsafe work conditions should not be tolerated. However, many employees do not feel safe reporting conditions that are unsafe or requesting an investigation from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration because they … Read more

Updated: July 21, 2022