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Kansas City Workers Compensation Lawyer: Work Related Accidents Construction Site

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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 because of a lack of safety precautions. Slip and Fall Accidents These are probably the most common of … Read more

Updated: July 8, 2021

How Retail Workers Suffer Work-Related Injuries

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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 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). However, retail workers are no less prone than other workers to … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Preventing Work-Related Traffic Fatalities

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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 died in work-related auto accidents. Reducing Work-Related Traffic Fatalities Many work-related traffic fatalities are preventable. The National Institute of Occupational Safety … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Are My Injuries Compensable Under Missouri Workers Compensation?

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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 connected in some way to the work conditions or requirements are generally covered under workers compensation. … Read more

Updated: July 29, 2019

Missouri Workers’ Compensation Fraud and Noncompliance

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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 make modifications so long as they follow the guidelines. In order to better protect yourself in the event that … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Construction Site Injuries

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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 employer has the responsibility to ensure their employees remain relatively protected and employee safety should be the foremost concern of the … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019