Collecting Compensation for Chemical Exposure Injuries at Work
Exposure to toxic chemicals in the workplace can cause debilitating injuries or result in long-term health problems including mesothelioma, liver disease, and mental health issues. If you suffer a chemical exposure injury at work, Attorney Gilbert Fisher in Fresno, CA, can help. He has spent more than a decade fighting on behalf of victims of workplace accidents and knows how to maximize compensation for his clients. He offers a free case evaluation and works on a contingency basis, so you owe nothing until he has secured your compensation. Call (559) 447-1210 or contact us online to book your appointment.
A “toxic tort” claim seeks compensation for injury caused by exposure to a chemical or other dangerous substance. Most commonly, these substances are inhaled. However, they can also be ingested or absorbed through the skin. Exposure to toxic chemicals can lead to a variety of injuries, including:
- Reproductive damage
- Brain damage
- Lung damage
- Organ damage
Chemical exposure can also lead to a number of illnesses, including:
- Lung disease
- Liver disease
- Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS)
- Hodgkin’s disease
There are a number of workers who are regularly at risk for exposure to toxic chemicals. Some of them include:
- Railroad workers
- HVAC technicians
- Factory workers
- Construction workers
- Appliance installers
- Textile mill workers
- Transporters of hazardous materials
If you were exposed to harmful toxins at work, do not hesitate to contact a workers’ compensation attorney to fight on your behalf. Attorney Gilbert Fisher has successfully helped many chemical exposure victims collect maximum compensation for their injuries.
Signs of Toxic Chemical Exposure
Different regions of the body can react differently to toxic chemical exposure:
- Lungs: Chest pain, difficulty breathing, coughing, and choking
- Reproductive: Infertility and miscarriages
- Neurological: Depression and sudden mood changes, as well as headaches, dizziness, and convulsions.
An attorney's help is crucial. Mr. Fisher can help you file your claim and provide compelling evidence illustrating the extent of your losses.
Why You Need a Lawyer
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers educate employees and provide adequate warnings about the risks of toxic substances. If you suffer an injury due to exposure to toxic chemicals on the job, you may be eligible receive compensation for your medical expenses, disability, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, an attorney's help is crucial. Mr. Fisher can help you file your claim and provide compelling evidence illustrating the extent of your losses. Coping with the aftermath of chemical exposure is incredibly difficult - trust your case to a dedicated advocate while you concentrate on healing.
Call Us for a Free Case Evaluation
Attorney Gilbert Fisher fights for victims of chemical exposure and works tirelessly to ensure they receive the compensation they deserve. He works on a contingency basis, so you only pay him once he has secured your compensation. To schedule a free case evaluation, call (559) 447-1210 or contact us online today.