Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Ammonia Leak Sends Eight to the Hospital

Accidents happen at work often. Millions of employees are injured on the job every year, some of those being fatal. A workplace injury can cause not only medical problems, but financial problems, as well. An ammonia leak at a recreation … Continue reading

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Aluminum Plant Explosion Injures Some Employees

Millions of people go to work everyday. They get in a routine, doing the ‘daily grind’. Some don’t know how to handle getting injured at work and when something big happens, it can be shocking. KSDK reports about an explosion at the … Continue reading

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Workplace Accident Fatally Injures Construction Worker

Every day, millions of people go to work and come home routinely with no incidents or accidents ever happening. We believe that work is safe and we don’t worry about anything happening to us that will bring us harm or even death. But every … Continue reading

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Maintenance Worker Dies After Company Ignores Safety Issues

One maintenance worker is dead following a tragic accident that occurred at a Missouri manufacturing facility. The accident happened when the company neglected to put safety measures in place that would prevent a scrap metal table from lowering. As a … Continue reading

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St. Louis Workers Comp: You Need an Attorney Now More than Ever

No one ever expects to get injured at work, but every year countless people in the St. Louis area suffer from serious injuries because of something that went wrong on the job. According to a recent article on the St. … Continue reading

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Do Employees Have a Responsibility to Provide a Safe Workplace?

A Missouri construction worker was recently denied in a negligence claim against his supervisor for an accident that occurred in September 2008. The St. Charles Circuit Court’s decision was upheld in a split ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals. As … Continue reading

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What Steps Should You Take When Filing a Workers Comp Claim?

When you’re injured while you’re working, not only are you usually in a great amount of pain, but the stress of wondering what will happen can be a very heavy burden to bear. It’s common for many people to become confused … Continue reading

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Two Employees Injured in Olin Brass Explosion

An explosion that took place at the Olin Brass plant in East Alton recently has left two employees seriously injured. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the explosion, and OSHA was on the scene immediately following the … Continue reading

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Railroad Worker Awarded Large Sum After Multiple Surgeries By Jefferson County Jury

A jury in Jefferson County deliberated for about two hours over the case of a man from Jackson, Missouri who suffered a tragic accident that resulted in the amputation of his right leg. According to an article on the St. Louis … Continue reading

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What Are Your Rights After Being Injured On The Job?

Even the most careful employee might suffer an injury on the job at some point. These injuries can range from minor to dreadfully debilitating. If you’ve been injured at work, it’s important to know the steps to take to get compensated. A … Continue reading

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