The law firm of got our workers’ compensation client an Award worth nearly a million dollars arising from a workplace injury in Neosho, Missouri. Despite that, however, the Insurance Company and Employer refused to pay the interest our client was owed under the law.
Our team of personal injury lawyers in Joplin refused to back down and fought the Insurance Company and Employer tooth and nail. Ultimately, we got a summary judgment for our client in Joplin, Missouri on just interest for an amount of $33,695.54 to be increased every day by $8.37 until it is paid. A great result.
Given the success of the case, the result was reported in Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
Every 7 secs, a worker is harmed on the job. These numbers are shocking, as well as the most awful part is that every single one is preventable. Taking preventative activity can spare employees unnecessary discomfort and suffering.
The very best means to protect your staff members, as well as help, protect against accidents and injuries in your workplace is to take an alternative technique to office security. This suggests ensuring your staff members have the appropriate protective tools and appropriate training to execute their work, while likewise ensuring your facility is certified with federal and also ecological regulations.
5,147 employees passed away on duty in 2017 (3.5 per 100,000 full-time comparable workers)– usually, more than 99 a week or more than 14 fatalities every day.
If you have been injured on the job or hurt at work, call Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien because we can help. We have a long track record of great results for our workers’ compensation clients, including in Joplin, Springfield, Kansas City, St. Louis, Jefferson City, and Columbia to name just a few. Don’t let employers and insurance companies try to take advantage of you. Hire us to stand in your corner and fight toe-to-toe with them for your rights!
There were 1.1 million nonfatal occupational injuries and also ailments in 2017 in which the injured or ill employee took a minimum of one day away from the job to recover. That had to do with the same as in 2016. The occurrence price in 2017 was 98.0 situations per 10,000 permanent equivalent employees. The price in 2016 was 100.4. The median days far from work to recuperate was 9 days in 2017, the like in 2016.
- $132,500 for Client In Slip and Fall at Work Settlements
- Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claim Ends Successfully
From 1992 to 2016, there were a total amount of 139,151 fatal occupational injuries in the United States. In 1992, there were 6,217 deadly work-related injuries. In 2016, there were 5,190. This is a decline of about 17 percent over 25 years. Over this period, 1994 had one of the most fatal job-related injuries: 6,632. The year with the fewest fatal job-related injuries was 2009, with 4,551. In 2016, there were approximately 14 deaths per day, which means a worker died from a deadly work injury every 102 minutes.