Have you suffered a lifting injury? You are not alone! In 2017, there were more than 11,1000 work-related lifting injuries leaving workers in great pain. Let’s discuss 5 common lifting injuries and how you can prevent them.

Common Work-Related Lifting Injuries

1. Herniated Disc

Your disc provides cushioning between the…


If you’re an independent contractor, or you are a business owner that has hired one, you might be wondering if contractors are eligible for workers’ compensation.

The short answer is “no,” but there are still some intricacies and exceptions that are worth understanding. For a complicated situation like this, we…


Workers’ compensation benefits exist to help those injured on the job. However, if you have been injured on the job, how do you know which benefits you’re entitled to? …


If you have been injured at work, you will likely need workers’ compensation benefits to address your medical expenses and lost wages. However, you may also need workers’ compensation benefits to address other losses that may result from your injuries. …


Workers’ compensation is a system designed to protect employers if they get injured in the scope of their work. However, many people tend to confuse workers’ comp coverage with personal injury cases. Also, there are common misconceptions about what scenarios are covered by workers’ comp.

In this article, we will…


Repetitive motion and stress-related injuries are some of the most common kinds of workplace injuries. Unfortunately, because they take a long time to develop, they can be among the most challenging types of injuries to get compensation for from an employer. …


Workers’ compensation is a system designed to protect victims of work-related injuries through their recovery. The benefits generally cover medical bills and part of their lost wages.


In Missouri, most employers and organizations with five or more employees must have workers’ compensation insurance. Members of an LLC and even big corporations are generally included. However, members of a partnership or sole proprietors are not covered.

If your business is in the construction field, you will need to…


Even if the law and the evidence are on your side, and you are working with a great work injury attorney, you may still go head to head with the insurance company and not reach a conclusion.

In workers’ comp claims, even if you are legally entitled to the benefits…


Working from home is now a much more common thing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While it may be difficult for some to keep themselves motivated and get into a work mindset from home, there is another issue that understandably worries some people.

If you get injured while working from…

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