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St. Louis Construction Equipment Operators at High Injury Risk

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St. Louis construction equipment operators face serious injury risks at work. Construction equipment operators can suffer injuries in a single traumatic incident in the workplace or from their normal duties over the years. Equipment operators in the construction industry have to drive, control, and operate heavy machinery used to construct buildings, bridges, roads, and other … Read more

Updated: May 16, 2024

How Work Restrictions Apply in Workers’ Compensation Claims

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While most employers will cooperate with medical restrictions, there are some who will try and use them as a basis for termination. After a workplace injury, an employee is allowed by law to seek medical treatment until the physician in charge determines that the employee has reached maximum medical improvement (MMI). This means that in the physician’s opinion, no further … Read more

Updated: June 1, 2015

Why Speak to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Directly?

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From the very beginning it is the worker versus a billion dollar insurance company, the insurance company lawyer, the employer, and the insurance company doctors. If you are injured while at work, why is it so important that you speak to a workers compensation attorney directly? It is not often realized that from the very … Read more

Updated: November 30, 2019

Oil and Gas Workers at an Increased Risk Of Injury

Workers in the oil and gas industry are exposed to some of the most hazardous workplace conditions in the United States. It is not uncommon for injuries sustained in workplace accidents in these injuries to result in very serious physical damage or even death. Oil and gas accidents can be extremely serious and can have … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Missouri Coal Mining Accidents – Understanding Your Rights

Coal mining is still a booming industry in Missouri, as anyone who works in this industry is well aware. There are currently around 400 active mines in Missouri and approximately 30,000 individuals are employed in these mines. As you can imagine, this is a very dangerous line of work and accidents do happen. Miners and … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019