What Workers Need to Know About Spinal Fusion and Compensation Claims in Missouri


Suffered a work-related back injury leading to spinal fusion in Missouri? A workers’ compensation attorney can help protect your right to compensation. Understanding Spinal Fusion Spinal Fusion is a surgical procedure designed to correct issues with the small bones of the spine (vertebrae). The main goal of the surgery is to reduce pain and improve … Read more

4 Ways to Avoid Injuries From Lifting Heavy Objects at Work

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Back injuries account for one-quarter of all workplace accidents every year. The majority are caused by lifting heavy objects. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, you could easily become one of these statistics. Here are four ways to avoid a heavy lifting accident at work: Wear the Right Gear One of the easiest ways to avoid … Read more

Updated: February 25, 2022

What Does Overexertion Mean & Is It Covered By Workers Compensation?

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Overexertion is one of the most common causes of injuries in American workplaces. However, here’s why it can be challenging to get workers’ comp for it. Workplace environments can often be extremely competitive, motivating workers to do their best to exceed expectations and improve their performance. While this is generally a good thing, it can … Read more

Updated: May 26, 2021

Can I Recover Damages for a Mental Injury at Work in Missouri?

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Mental injuries can occur as a result of a physical accident or from a stressful or unhealthy workplace. Traditionally, people associate workplace injuries with physical ailments, like a broken arm or back injury. These injuries are relatively easy to see and file a claim for. However, mental or psychological injuries can be just as debilitating … Read more

Updated: March 18, 2021

Don’t Ignore These 5 Delayed Symptoms of Work-Related Injuries

Quite often, work-related injuries are not noticed right away. Some of the most common work injuries, like back injuries or repetitive strain injuries, can have delayed symptoms. This can prevent you from filing a workers’ compensation claim in time or seek immediate medical care.  Delays in collecting evidence and filing your claim can affect your … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2021