Every day, workers in South Florida are exposed to dangerous chemicals and toxins that may cause fatal injuries. If you were injured due to harmful chemicals at work, you could file a workers’ compensation claim with the help of a Miami workers’ comp attorney from Gallardo Lawyers. In this article, we will discuss the best ways to identify potentially hazardous toxins at work and what to do when the toxins are present.
The most common damages caused by exposure to toxins on the job include:
Other injuries such as permanent brain damage, cancer, and even death can also occur when the worker inhales, contacts, or swallows chemicals such as asbestos, lead, and other toxic fumes for a long time. Employees who suffer from such harmful exposure are covered under workers’ compensation, but first, they need to prove that the main cause of the injury was exposure to toxic chemicals on the job.
Other additional chemicals such as pesticides, industrial alcohol, chlorine dioxide, sulfuric acid, silica, manganese, and too many others to mention, can create life-altering injuries. The sad part is that exposure occurs without you being aware of it.
If you were injured at work due to chemical exposure, you can file a workers’ compensation claim and claim your benefits with the skill of a Miami workers’ compensation lawyer from Gallardo Lawyers. You don’t need to prove fault in order to claim your benefits. All you need is to prove that you were exposed to toxic fumes, and as a result, you were injured. But for the workers’ comp claim to be accepted, you need to take some steps:
If you become ill as a result of ingesting, inhaling or unintentionally swallowing toxic chemicals, it’s essential you contact a toxic chemical exposure attorney from Gallardo Lawyers regardless of your employer’s negligence. You may be entitled to workers’ comp benefits.
Toxic chemical exposure cases can be challenging to navigate on your own. At times insurers and employers will try to deny the connection between your exposure and the illness, but we know how to fight for your rights and get fair compensation for your toxic exposure case: