How Mining Accidents Can Cause Serious Injuries

Kansas City Missouri miners hard hat

Mining is an age-old profession and thousands of workers across the country are engaged in the mining industry. These workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), are at six times greater risk of suffering a serious workplace injury. In the mining industry, workers face serious threats right from the initial steps of creating … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Crush Injuries in the Workplace – Kansas City Workers Comp Attorneys

group of Kansas City factory workers

Records show that nearly half of the amputation injuries take place in the manufacturing industry. Crush Injuries can occur in any workplace. However, records show that nearly half of the amputation injuries take place in the manufacturing industry. This is among the most disabling type of injury in which a part of the body gets … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019

Workers Compensation for Industrial Diseases – Kansas City Attorney

kansas city industrial workers

Industrial diseases refer to terminal illnesses or chronic injuries caused by long term exposure to toxins in the workplace. Industrial workers are exposed to a variety of reactive agents, carcinogens and chemicals that are harmful to health. Workers can inhale, touch or ingest toxins overtime or in large quantities resulting in occupational illnesses. In this … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

High Cost of Work-Related Electrical Injuries – Missouri Attorney

Kansas City Missouri electrician working

In the United States, work-related electrical injuries lead to about 300 fatalities and 3,500 injuries every year. Though they are not one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities and injuries, one in every 13 workplace electrical injuries is fatal. In this post, we will discuss some important facts about work-related electrical injuries. Workplace related … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Increased Use of Marijuana Linked to Increasing Workplace Related Accidents

missouri worker smoking Marijuana

According to the National Institute of Health, the use of marijuana in the US has doubled between 2001 & 2013. Decriminalization of the use of marijuana and legalization of its medical purpose has been implemented in more than half of the states in the US. Four states – Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and Alaska have even … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Caught In-Between Construction Accidents in Kansas City, MO

Construction work is one of the riskiest jobs and involves a high risk of injury and illness. One of the many risks that construction workers face is being caught between machinery or objects. In fact, this is one of the top four causes of death among construction workers. Being caught in between machinery or objects … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019