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