Tag: injuries at work

More Missouri Ride the Duck Employees Charged with Negligence

Do you remember the case involving the duck boat rides in Springfield, Missouri? Seventeen people died as a result of that incident, but the case is not over yet. A Grand Jury has indicted two more people for their alleged misconduct and negligence.  The Superceding Indictment The superceding indictment replaced the original one to include additional […]

Written by on October 31, 2019

What Are the Top Injuries for Workers’ Compensation?

Every day, in the State of Missouri, workers are injured on the job. Many of them file workers' compensation claims, and some get the benefits that they deserve. But there are those who don't, and they miss out on compensation that's owed to them.  There are a number of injuries that tend to occur more […]

Written by on September 17, 2019

What to Know About Construction Zone Injury Lawsuits

It won’t be long and construction workers will be hard at work in St. Louis, once again. They’ll be happy to be getting back to work, and it’s because of them that our city is so beautiful. However, if you’re a motorist, you might not appreciate the work they’re doing at the time. It’s no […]

Written by on March 8, 2018

Hoffman and Gelfman: Your St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys

Just last month, a boiler at the Loy-Lange Box Company in the Soulard neighborhood exploded with such force, it traveled several blocks before landing on another business, leaving the St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman to speculate regarding potential maintenance issues and how they may have contributed to the explosion. Three Killed, […]

Written by on May 25, 2017

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 incident. Olin Brass manufactures large rolls of brass sheet metal, which is used in different industries […]

Written by on June 12, 2014

Injured at Work? We’re on Your Side

When you’re injured at work, in addition to contacting a St. Louis personal injury attorney, make sure you’re following the correct protocol set by your employer. Step #1: Report the injury immediately Report your accident to your employer as soon as possible so that the correct paperwork can be filled out by your boss. Waiting […]

Written by on November 19, 2013

Freak St. Louis Accident Kills Lawn Service Employee

In a freak accident last week, a lawn service employee was killed while mowing the lawn of Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Charles County, Missouri. The workplace accident occurred when a hydroplaning car skidded off Highway 94, flipping over several times before it struck and killed the lawn service worker. A 5-year employee of the […]

Written by on September 17, 2013

Trooper Pushes Worker to Safety in Construction Zone Accident

Quick thinking allowed a veteran Virginia State Police trooper to push a highway worker to safety before he and another worker were hit by an out-of-control pickup truck in a construction zone accident yesterday. The three men were conferring on the side of the road when the speeding truck jumped the curb and plowed into the […]

Written by on August 27, 2013

St. Louis Man Dies in Pepsi Plant Accident

A St. Louis man recently died in a deadly industrial accident. The worker apparently became trapped in a packing machine at the north St. Louis Pepsi bottling plant. The accident was discovered by a co-worker returning from a break. Police pronounced the man dead at the scene. Falls are among the most common causes of […]

Written by on June 27, 2013

St. Louis Workplace Accidents Kill 2 in January

The first month of the year has barely started and two men have already died in St. Louis workplace accidents. A Butler Merchandising Solutions employee died when he became trapped in machinery. City Museum founder Robert Cassilly was killed at the construction site of his latest attraction, Cementland, when the bulldozer he was driving flipped […]

Written by on January 19, 2012