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Occupational Diseases

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 Philadelphia work injury lawyers may be able to help.

For a free consultation about occupational diseases and Workers’ Compensation benefits, call Gross & Kenny, LLP at 267-589-0090 or contact us online.

Attorneys Jeffrey S. Gross and Patrick W. Kenny along with experienced associates at our firm have focused on representing injured Pennsylvania workers for more than 20 years.

Get And Keep The Benefits You Deserve

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

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

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.

Call our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Benefits Lawyers of Gross & Kenny, LLP Today

At Gross & Kenny, LLP, initial consultations are always free and completely confidential. To schedule yours, reach us by phone at our Center City, Philadelphia offices at 267-589-0090. You will either speak to a Philadelphia work injury lawyer immediately or you will get a return call within the same day. If you prefer, you may also contact us online for a prompt response.

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

At Gross & Kenny, LLP we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff and business partners as our highest priority.

The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.

Currently, our law firm is remaining open to serve your legal needs. If you were working light duty or modified duty as a result of a work injury in Pennsylvania and were recently laid off or terminated from your job due to the Coronavirus you may be entitled to weekly workers' compensation checks for lost wages moving forward. Contact us to find out . We are open and ready to assist.

We are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations should you have any concerns about keeping your scheduled appointments with us. We are also able to exchange documents via secure drives or email.

Should you have any concerns regarding an upcoming meeting with us, please contact us online or call (215) 512-1500.

We are continuing to fight on behalf of our clients and that we are all able to handle things even if mandated by the government that we work remotely.

Thank you and take care.