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Occupational Illnesses and Workers’ Compensation in Boston, Massachusetts

Workers who are employed in manufacturing and industrial settings will benefit from understanding occupational illnesses and workers’ compensation in Boston, Massachusetts.  Many of the illnesses that workers suffer from, and that necessitates time off work, are a result of exposure to occupational hazards like toxic chemicals used in various manufacturing processes.  These illnesses can be insidious at onset and can get worse over time. The law firm of Kantrovitz & Associates, P.C. of Boston, Massachusetts has experience in helping industrial workers to file workers’ compensation claims when they are suffering from an occupational illness.

Common Types of Industrial Disease

Long-term exposure to various toxins in the workplace leads to many common types of industrial disease. One example is sulfuric acid, which is used in the processing of metals and is in car batteries. It is corrosive and destructive to the skin, eyes, teeth, and lungs.  Benzene is a known cancer-causing chemical and employees who work with rubber or printing inks are exposed to it.  Miners or those who work around asbestos can develop lung disease.  The law firm of Kantrovitz & Associates, P.C. of Boston, Massachusetts understands the various occupational illnesses that can occur when working around these toxic chemicals and can help you file your workers’ compensation claim.

Call to Schedule a Free Legal Consultation with an Occupational Illness Attorney in Boston, Massachusetts Today

If you have developed an illness as a result of exposure to chemicals at work, call to schedule a free legal consultation with an occupational illness attorney in Boston, Massachusetts today.  The law firm of Kantrovitz & Associates, P.C. is based in Boston, but we also serve Suffolk County including Boston, Jamaica Plain, and Revere; Middlesex County including Cambridge, Framingham, Lowell, Malden, Newton, Somerville, and Waltham; Norfolk County including Brookline; Essex County including Haverhill, Lawrence, and Salem; Worcester County including Fitchburg, Leominster, and Worcester as well as Plymouth County including Brockton and Plymouth.  Call us at 800-367-0871 and let us represent you.

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