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Occupational Diseases

Occupational Diseases and Injury Benefit Lawyers in Philadelphia

Workers' Compensation Lawyers — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The adverse health effects of long-term exposure to chemicals, toxic substances and airborne particles in the workplace are becoming more apparent to us every year. If you suspect that you or someone you love is suffering from an occupational illness, our law firm may be able to help.

For a free consultation about occupational diseases and workers' compensation benefits - call our experienced attorneys at 215-512-1500 or contact us online.

Attorney Jeffrey S. Gross and the experienced associates at our firm have focused on representing injured Pennsylvania workers for more than 17 years.

A partial listing of occupational diseases recognized under Pennsylvania's Occupational Disease Act includes:

  • Silicosis
  • “Miner's asthma”, “black lung disease”, pneumoconiosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Benzene leukemia
  • Caisson disease (compressed air illness)
  • Radium or radiation poisoning
  • Poisoning by exposure to toxic substances or chemical compounds
  • Allergic conditions, skin infections, inflammation

Compensation for work-related occupational diseases may be awarded in addition to the benefits to which an injured worker may already be entitled. However, there are time limitations for filing a claims petition and it is better to seek the medical attention and get the advice of a lawyer sooner rather than put your claim at risk.

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Initial consultations are always free and completely confidential. To schedule yours, reach us by phone at our Center City, Philadelphia, offices by dialing 215-512-1500. You will either talk to someone immediately or you will get a return call within 24 hours. If you would prefer to e-mail us instead, please complete the short intake form on our Contact Us page for a prompt response.

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Jeffrey S. Gross
1500 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia PA 19102
Telephone: 215-629-7225
Telephone: 215-512-1500
Fax: 215-629-5940

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