There are some occupations where workers risk more every single day than what they think they are risking. If breathing in hazardous chemicals occurs while on the job, serious health conditions can result. If those conditions are not evident at first, they can develop down the road. Regardless of when the symptoms develop, they can ruin your life and your health. Some common conditions that individuals have contracted after being exposed to hazardous substances on the job include lymphoma, leukemia, mesothelioma, myeloma, and lung cancer.
If you have become ill or injured and your doctor has determined that your condition was most likely caused by exposure to hazardous chemicals, you may have a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. Your Mankato personal injury attorney will be able to look at the matter and all of the supporting evidence and determine the extent of damages that you can possibly recover.
Handling All Types Of Hazardous Chemical Exposure
At Farrish Johnson Law Office, we handle all types of hazardous chemical exposure cases. These cases can be fairly complex to investigate since the exposure could have happened years ago. We can help you locate the evidence so that you can be compensated with the money you need to pay for your past and future medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Here are some of the types of hazardous chemical exposure cases we can help you with:
- Exposure to benzene and solvents
- Prolonged rubber and gasoline exposure
- Asbestos and other incidents that can lead to mesothelioma and cancer
If you are sick and you have been exposed to any of those substances, then you may be able to file a claim.
Helping Workers Suffering From Prolonged Exposure
Some workers are exposed for prolonged periods of time. This is what has led to many cancer and mesothelioma cases. Some who have been exposed to asbestos decades ago are just now showing the results of that exposure. These are workers that have legal rights and options that make them eligible for monetary compensation that covers medical bills and suffering. Your Southern Minnesota personal injury attorney will evaluate your case and use experts when needed so that the matter can be pursued aggressively.
Working with solvents has been associated with lymphoma, leukemia, and multiple myeloma. Those working in the rubber industry, painters, chemical workers, and railroad workers have shown an above average instance of blood cancer due to exposure to hazardous chemicals. The illnesses that result have caused a loss of income, physical and emotional suffering, a need for therapy, lifelong medication and medical equipment needs, and much more. Your attorney can secure compensation for you that will cover all of your monetary needs.
Contact A Mankato Personal Injury Lawyer
Chemical exposure can result in severe physical injuries or illnesses. Typically an occurrence in certain work environments, chemical exposure can also be deadly. If you or a loved one has been exposed to hazardous chemicals and you have been injured or they were killed, you may have a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party. To learn more, call us at 507-625-2525 for a free consultation.