How to Avoid Potential Red Flags in Your Work Injury Report

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When you’re injured on the job, filling out a work injury report is one of the most important things you can do to protect your rights. Your work injury report will generally be used as evidence to support your claim for workers’ compensation benefits. However, if there are any potential red flags in your report, … Read more

Updated: May 10, 2022

10 Common Landscaping Injuries and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

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There are many dangers associated with landscaping. Understandably, you may be worried about medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses when injuries occur. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), landscaping accounts for more than 400,000 injuries each year. This article will discuss ten of the most common landscaping injuries and how … Read more

Updated: March 21, 2022

Top 6 High-Risk Jobs for Heat Stroke Injuries in Missouri

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Let’s consider the top five high-risk occupations for heatstroke injuries and what you can do to recover full and fair compensation after a work-related injury. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 11 workers suffer serious heatstroke injuries each day in the US. Heatstroke occurs when the body cannot control its temperature. The symptoms may … Read more

What Are the Most Common Scaffolding Accidents and Injuries?

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Let’s consider which scaffolding accidents and injuries are most common and how you can prevent them. We will also discuss what to do if you have been injured on the job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, scaffolding accidents account for more than 50 deaths and thousands of fatal injuries every year. While strict … Read more

Updated: September 21, 2021

6 Common Injuries and Illnesses Sustained by Missouri Firefighters

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While work-related injuries are commonplace in most professions, some professions are more prone to injuries than others. Firefighting is one such example. In 2019 alone, there were an estimated 60,000 firefighting-related injuries — a 4% increase from the previous year.   Here are the most common injuries and illnesses among active-duty firefighters. Fire Burns As … Read more

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