Charleston Chemical Exposure Attorney
Chemical exposure is a serious work-related hazard for many professionals who are subjected to the risk of severe pulmonary injuries. Contamination and injuries by chemical exposure can happen in many ways, but most commonly by inhalation or touch. The consequences of chemical exposure to a person’s health can be devastating and often irreversible.
Some chemical substances are known to cause injuries and debilitating conditions to workers who suffer continuous or undue exposure to them, a list that includes:
- Vinyl chloride
- Paints and solvents
- Welding materials
If you or a loved one has suffered a lung injury, at Alan M. Tanenbaum, P.A., a chemical exposure attorney in Charleston can fight to pursue a compensable claim for all of the workers’ compensation benefits to which you are entitled to compensate you for your losses and damages from your work-related accident or on-the-job injury.
South Carolina Occupational Disease Lawyer
Occupational diseases and injuries are common consequences of exposure to toxic substances. While some injuries show symptoms immediately, such as burns and scars, certain diseases caused by chemical exposure show symptoms only years after the individual’s first contact with the substance in question. Workers who have experienced chemical exposure can develop:
- Brain damage
- Pulmonary burns, scars and other lung injuries
- Reduced reproductive and sexual capacity
- Skin scarring and disfigurement
- Eye injuries
- Parkinson’s disease
If you or a family member has suffered from chemical exposure on the job in South Carolina, our team at Alan M. Tanenbaum, P.A., can seek to pursue Workers’ Compensation Benefits to compensate you for the injuries and damages you have suffered from your work-related accident or on-the-job injury.