Many work injuries in Missouri and other states are caused by toxic chemical spills and explosions. Some companies where injuries occur are manufacturers of the dangerous chemicals themselves. In other instances, the injuries occur at a company that uses the chemicals for specialized tasks around the worksite. Whenever a worker is injured by contact with dangerous chemicals that worker has a right to receive workers' compensation benefits.
The average car in the United States weighs around 4,000 pounds. These vehicles travel at potentially lethal speeds, with many drivers even exceeding the country's highest speed limits.
With warmer weather arriving and the school year ending, boaters are heading to the many lakes and rivers in Missouri. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, spending time on the river can be both exciting and relaxing. However, just as one must take precautions to avoid a personal injury accident on the road, so there are risks involved while boating. One family is mourning the loss of a promising teen following a tragic and preventable boat accident.