- Workers’ Compensation
- Denied Workers’ Comp Claims
- Workers’ Comp Medical Benefits
- See A Doctor Of Your Choice
- Workers’ Comp Disability Benefits
- Third-Party Liability In Workers’ Comp
- Construction Accidents
- Industrial And Factory Accidents
- Occupational Diseases And Hazards
- Toxic Exposure
- Heart And Hypertension Conditions
- Repetitive Trauma Injuries
- Vision And Hearing Loss
Capable Representation in CT Following Toxic Exposure
Lack of oxygen or exposure to certain chemicals can cause serious injury or death within minutes. In these situations, workers should be given a breathing apparatus and/or a well-ventilated work environment.
If you have been injured on the job by exposure to toxins, you can collect workers’ compensation. You may be entitled to damages from a negligent third party as well. At The Law Office of Romania & Kenworthy in Hamden, CT our lawyers have experience with Connecticut workers’ comp claims.
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Serious Illnesses And Injuries Caused By Toxins
Workers who perform certain tasks need respirators to prevent the inhalation of dangerous fumes and particles. Many jobs can expose workers to these hazards, including manufacturing, construction, demolition, truck driving, cargo loading and unloading, and industrial cleaning. Any job that involves working with solvents, insulation, gasoline, paint, dust or textiles may expose workers to hazardous substances.
We represent people who have been injured or contracted an occupational disease from toxins such as:
Prolonged exposure to these toxins can lead to serious medical problems. Inhaling or ingesting chemicals, gases or fumes can cause lung scarring, emphysema, lung cancer, asbestosis, mesothelioma, gastrointestinal cancer, organ damage and viruses. Contact with certain chemicals can also cause chemical burns. These illnesses and injuries can result in temporary or permanent disability, or wrongful death.