Exposure to Toxic Substances
Every year, exposure to toxic substances in the workplace leaves thousands of workers with impaired health and chronic illnesses. As a workers’ compensation injury claim, these conditions are just as legitimate as a broken arm or repetitive motion injury. If you or a family member suffers from allergies, illness or injury from exposure to toxic substances on the job, contact our Washington disability law firm today for a free consultation.
What is a Toxic Injury Claim?
A toxic injury claim may involve asthma, a chronic illness, or permanent skin or lung damage as a result of exposure to asbestos, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, gasoline, chloroform, formaldehyde, fuel oils, mercury, lead, smoke, uranium, zinc or other toxic substances. In addition, employees who have suffered adverse health effects due to allergic reactions to peanuts, latex, mold or other substances at work have the right to collect workers’ compensation benefits through the Department of Labor and Industries. Employees may also be eligible for re-assignment to safer workplace accommodations that protect them from exposure to substances that cause reactions and illness.
If your toxic injury, respiratory condition, chronic ailment, or debilitating allergy occurred while you were engaged in work activities, the Washington workers’ compensation lawyers of Emery Reddy are prepared to document your L&I injury and defend your rights to receive workers’ compensation benefits. We believe that all injured workers have should be covered for the medical treatment and wage loss benefits they deserve. Please contact us for help today.
A Workers’ Compensation lawyer will help you recover:
- Current and ongoing medical costs
- Lost wages and lost potential income
- Damages for pain and suffering
- Lost quality of life from a permanent injury, disability or other factors
We understand that many families depend on the income of an injured worker, and our Workers’ Compensation lawyers are dedicated to winning the benefits and compensation you deserve. Our practice was founded on a commitment to advocating for workers’ rights, and we are proud of our record protecting the injured and disabled. Contact one of our attorneys today for a free consultation on your toxic exposure injury or workers’ compensation claim.