When people hear the words workers compensation, they often will think of someone injuring their back or slipping and falling at work. But there are a lot of compensation claims that workers make that are not visible to the people around them. Below are 6 types of injuries and illnesses for which workers often claim.
Asbestosis – This is a lung disease which is caused by breathing in asbestos particles or fibers at work.
Asbestos Mesothelioma – A rare type of cancer which occurs because of being exposed to asbestos fibers while working.
Silicosis – A lung disease which happens from inhaling quartz or silica dust at work.
Repetitive strain – Physical condition which happens in the upper body from excessively repeating certain tasks, and it usually will involve the hands.
Industrial Deafness – A hearing problem which comes from being exposed to excessive amounts of noise, like loud machines, at work.
Vibration white finger – This physical condition happens when a worker is using vibrating machinery at work for a long period of time.
If you have one of the illnesses or injuries above because of your work, one thing that you should do is to get a lawyer to help with your claim. Why not contact us and let us tell you what we can do for you? We have helped a lot of people with their workers compensation claims and we can help you. All you have to do is contact us and we will tell you what we will do to help you with your claim.