Many workplace accidents are caused by a mistake that causes an unexpected danger, such as falling debris or electrocution. Many other workplace injuries take a long time to accumulate into a life-threatening situation, as is the case with occupational illnesses. Employees in numerous fields risk their wellbeing whenever they clock in due to the presence of chemicals, bacteria, diseases, and hazardous substances that could eventually cause them to fall ill.
Our Orange County workers’ compensation lawyers are well-versed in all matters and cases related to on-the-job injuries, including complicated occupational illness claims. If you need a professional’s help, give us a call at (844) 612-5800.
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Convenience and ease for our clients is one of our top priorities here at Humphrey & Associates. In order to help you keep your mind on recuperation and off the complexities of a workers’ compensation case, we offer 24/7 emergency service and can travel to see you in your home, office, or hospital room. We also can work for contingency fees, which means you do not owe us attorney fees unless we win your case.
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Most employees only risk catching the common cold or flu from other coworkers but there are some occupations in which catching a serious illness is a legitimate and daily concern.
Employees that may become so ill that they become debilitated include:
It is important to note that occupational illness cases are rarely based on one incident of exposure. Claims generally cite cumulative trauma, or the repeated exposure to a hazardous source.
Upholding your rights as an injured, ill, or debilitated worker starts with your decision to take action. Contact our Orange County workers’ compensation attorneys today to learn if you could be entitled to disability benefits, either temporary or permanent, after contracting an illness at work. Your initial case review is absolutely free and complete confidential.