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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

Workers’ Compensation Cases and Work Site Injuries – What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve been injured at work, you may be wondering if you are entitled to compensation, and if so, how to go about obtaining it. Here is what you should know. If you’ve suffered an injury while working, you may be wondering if you are entitled to compensation. You may also be wondering if you … Read more

Updated: March 22, 2021

Why and How You Should Report Unsafe Working Conditions

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Unsafe working conditions can lead to serious accidents and even deaths if the employer does not provide a secure environment for their employees. Reporting an issue that may lead to injuries or death can prevent tragic events from happening Unfortunately, many workers are too afraid to report workplace safety issues, worrying that it might cost … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020