COPD can develop from exposure to harmful substances at the workplace, resulting in long-term disability. Chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) is also known as chronic obstructive airway disease. It is not a disease in itself, but a group of diseases … [Read more...] about Kansas City Missouri Workers Comp: Chronic Pulmonary Disease
Construction sites are breeding grounds for accidents due to the presence of a variety of hazards. Every year, thousands of construction site accidents are reported, and while some of them are unavoidable accidents, others are preventable and occur … [Read more...] about Kansas City Workers Compensation Lawyer: Work Related Accidents Construction Site
Under Missouri workers’ compensation law, employees are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, but there are some exclusions. If a worker gets injured at the workplace, he or she is entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits, including … [Read more...] about Employees Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Missouri
Many people believe retail workers experience less work-related injuries than other industries. It is a common misconception that retail workers are less likely to suffer work-related injuries and illnesses, according to a recent report by the … [Read more...] about How Retail Workers Suffer Work-Related Injuries
Every year, over a thousand workers are killed in work-related accidents, many of which are traffic related. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an average of 1,275 workers are killed in auto accidents every year. In 2012, 1,153 workers … [Read more...] about Preventing Work-Related Traffic Fatalities
Workers' compensation helps injured workers recover medical expenses and lost wages. The injuries that are covered by workers compensation include the ones that are sustained in the course and scope of work. In other words, injuries that can be … [Read more...] about Are My Injuries Compensable Under Missouri Workers Compensation?