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?
In order to protect yourself if you are injured at work, you should have a basic understanding of how the workers' compensation system works. Although workers' compensation is required by the federal government, individual states are allowed to … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers’ Compensation Fraud and Noncompliance
Employees working on a construction site are exposed to many risks for work-related injuries. These risks are due to the presence of heavy machinery, tools and gear, and working at heights or underground. Despite the presence of these risks, the … [Read more...] about Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Construction Site Injuries
The profession of commercial truck driving can be difficult and risky while hauling goods and cargo from one part of the country to the other. If you are a commercial truck driver and have sustained injuries in an accident while on the job, you may … [Read more...] about Workers’ Compensation and Commercial Truck Driving
A worker who is injured at the workplace is bound to face numerous medical and financial problems. The workers' compensation system is designed to pay for medical expenses and lost wages, but an injured worker may question if they should hire a … [Read more...] about Do I Need to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?