Occupational Noise and Hearing Loss in Missouri

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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, just like any other thing in this world, there are also downsides to industrialization. One of the biggest … Read more

Updated: August 9, 2021

“Can I Get a Workers Compensation Settlement for Hearing Loss in Missouri?”

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If you have lost some or all of your hearing due to your job, you may be wondering if you are entitled to a workers compensation settlement. Hearing is one of our most important senses, and if you’ve lost some or all of your hearing in either ear due to your job, you may be … Read more

Updated: February 3, 2021

Missouri Workers Compensation Benefits for Tinnitus

Do you ever hear a strange ringing in your ear? According to the Mayo Clinic, this is a rather common problem that affects 15-20% of people. Now, for most people, tinnitus isn’t always something serious. It’s more annoying than anything else. However, if you experience it for a long time, you can also risk suffering … Read more

Updated: August 20, 2021

Missouri Teachers Face Risk of Hearing Loss – Workers Compensation Attorney

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According to one study, teachers are at a higher risk of hearing loss compared to workers in other fields. We all know hearing loss is one of the most common occupational illnesses affecting workers in various industries. However, when we think of hearing loss risk, we often think of workers in the construction and manufacturing … Read more

Updated: June 6, 2023

Work-Related Hearing Loss Claims

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Each year, about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work. Employees are sometimes exposed to working conditions that put their hearing ability at risk. Permanent hearing loss may result from exposure to a sudden loud noise such as in the event of an industrial explosion. Work-related hearing loss may develop and … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020