Mining Accident Lawyers

Dixon’s Mining Accident Attorneys in St. Louis, MO specialize in workers compensation cases.


Work-related claims are common within the mining industry. Fortunately, Dixon Injury Lawyer’s have experience managing workers compensation cases in Missouri. On this page you’ll get the ins and outs about our mining injury attorneys that can help you settle in the unfortunate event of an accident.

Most workers in Missouri and St. Louis benefit from mining accident workers compensation. This generally includes both medical and disability benefits among additional types of compensation according to the company’s policies. The St. Louis mining accident lawyers at Dixon provide experienced legal counsel to clients and workers affected by work-related injuries or fatalities. It’s crucial when fighting a workers compensation case to have an effective legal team on your side.

What is Mining Injury Workers Compensation in St. Louis?

Miner safety is number one in terms of injury prevention. According to the MSHA, there can be upwards of 30 mining-related fatalities every year. Injury rates are much higher, of course, ranging up to 8,500 per year in the past decade. In the case of an injury or fatality, it’s incredibly important for miners and family members to take full advantage of workers compensation opportunities such as time off, medical expenses, and others. Dixon’s mining injury attorneys in St. Louis will work with injured workers and families to make this happen as effectively as possible.

What are Common Mining Accidents?

From disastrous collapses to vehicle malfunction, there are any number of things that can go wrong in a mine. Here are some of the more common claims workers and their families make to redeem full workers compensation:

  • Burns, explosions, and fires
  • Spoil stockpile collapses
  • Roof collapse
  • MSHA safety violations
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Falling accidents
  • Defective equipment

Mining Accident Legal Tips

Note that mining accident lawyers at Dixon have a solid understanding of workers accident compensation law and are ready to help you or a loved one’s next claim. In terms of mining accidents in Missouri, there are lots of factors to consider. Here are a few basic workers compensation things to keep in mind:

A settlement depends on the severity of the injury. A death or life-debilitating injury (leading to being unable to work again versus a few months off are different. Is the mining-related injury temporary or total?

Like other cases, mining accident attorneys stress proactiveness. Claims have varying statutes of limitations. It is important to begin a case as soon as you or a family member is able to maximize compensation and benefits to help with medical bills, lost wages, and other costs.

Workers compensation came into being alongside workplace lawsuits. If a worker agrees to workers comp, you essentially forego the right to sue companies for negligence. In exchange, you receive compensation for time off, medical bills, and other costs. Workers who have been harmed in mining accidents in Missouri are also able to make claims for workplace-related injuries to maximize compensation claims.

More About Mining Accident Lawyers in St. Louis

The first move to take is to find an expert mining accident lawyer to assist you in starting a case. Based in St. Louis, our mining accident attorneys are more than ready to take your case in full stride. Keep in mind how important it is for you to move quickly by getting medical attention}, reporting the accident, collecting information, and contacting legal help.

Christopher R. Dixon and the firm focus on St. Louis mining accident workers compensation. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Christopher knows how trying workers compensation cases can be. Dixon utilizes a contingency payment plan. This means its legal services are free. In exchange, the firm takes a percentage of the settlement only when you win the trial.

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If you feel like you or someone close to you is in need help workers compensation, Dixon Injury Firm offers free consultations. Call local at (314)409-7060 or toll free at (855)40-CRASH. Dixon’s Trial Lawyers promise compensation results and client testimonials. We also offer personal injury, truck and car accidents, and other injury claims.

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Results — that's what clients expect from Dixon Injury Firm. Chris brings years of personal injury law experience to the table. Based in St. Louis, his firm provides free consultations and contingency service to the high-caliber injury and liability legal arena. Tell us about your case and we'll show you how to win.

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