Mold In The Workplace

Mold can affect the look, smell and eventually the structural integrity of a building. Mold is a very important part of our environment. Without mold, we would not have foods and medicines like cheese and penicillin. Mold also plays a major role in nature by breaking down organic matter like fallen trees, dead animals and … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Temporary vs. Permanent Disability Facts

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When an accident occurs at work, the result can be varying degrees of disability. A disability is defined as a physical, mental, emotional or sensory impairment that prevents a person from being able to perform an otherwise normal function. It is some disqualifying deprivation or loss of power, physical or other. The disability may be … Read more

Updated: September 21, 2020

MO Workers Compensation: Survivors Benefits

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However, sometimes people do not end up receiving the benefits they are entitled to under the law… Each year thousands of workers in Missouri are injured on the job. Unfortunately, however, some of these injuries are fatal. If an employee dies while on the job, it is the responsibility of the employer or insurer to … Read more

Updated: September 21, 2020

Workers Compensation Claim for Occupational Diseases

As of 2005 an occupational disease must be reported within 30 days of the diagnosis of the condition. In 2005 the Missouri legislature redefined the occupational injury parameters. It is important to understand what occupational diseases are and what to do if you have suffered a work related injury. First of all, an occupational disease … Read more

Updated: January 27, 2016

Knee Injuries in the Workplace

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If you have injured your knee on the job and are being denied benefits, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann. The knee is the largest joint in the body and is quite complicated. The knee supports nearly all of the weight of the body. It is susceptible to both acute injury and the … Read more

Updated: September 15, 2020

Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyers

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The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann works with employees from a wide range of industries to pursue work comp benefits or to appeal a denial of your injury claim. If you have suffered an injury at work, a Missouri workers’ compensation lawyer from The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann can help you. We are committed to providing the … Read more

Updated: November 6, 2019