Lump-sum settlements are a payment option where an injured employee receives a one-time compensation for losses incurred from a work-related injury. As a worker, you are generally entitled to compensation for losses incurred due to work-related … [Read more...] about What Is a Lump-Sum Settlement? – Kansas City Workers Comp Attorney
Yes. If you experience a knee injury on the job in Missouri, you are generally entitled to workers' compensation benefits. According to recent statistics, one-third of Americans experience knee injuries at least once in their lifetime. While most … [Read more...] about Can You File a Workers’ Compensation After a Work-Related Knee Injury?
Let's consider which scaffolding accidents and injuries are most common and how you can prevent them. We will also discuss what to do if you have been injured on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, scaffolding accidents account … [Read more...] about What Are the Most Common Scaffolding Accidents and Injuries?
While work-related injuries are commonplace in most professions, some professions are more prone to injuries than others. Firefighting is one such example. In 2019 alone, there were an estimated 60,000 firefighting-related injuries — a 4% increase … [Read more...] about 6 Common Injuries and Illnesses Sustained by Missouri Firefighters
Excessive industrial noise exposure has been shown to cause occupational hearing loss, which accounts for around 24% of hearing loss among U.S. workers. Industrialization is arguably one of the best things that have happened to humanity. However, … [Read more...] about Occupational Noise and Hearing Loss in Missouri
The answer depends on a few things, including the types of injuries you sustained, the form of case resolution you choose, whether an appeal is filed, and whether or not you work with an attorney. If you have been injured at work and filed a … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take To Get Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?