Standing Up For The Rights Of Injured Workers In Queens And Long Island
Employees in any type of workplace are at risk of being exposed to harmful chemicals. Whether these are every day cleaning supplies or chemicals involved in manufacturing, any toxic exposure can result in devastating and fatal injuries. If you have been injured due to toxic exposure on the job, we can help.
At Turley Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P., our New York workers' compensation attorneys have decades of experience handling toxic exposure and other workplace injury cases. Our firm thoroughly investigates your case, using our legal knowledge and insight, as well as the input from experts that may be enlisted to help determine who is responsible for you injuries. We understand the impact that any work-related injury can have on your life and aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve from any and all negligent parties.
Our lawyers work directly with clients who have suffered due to exposure to asbestos, benzene, mercury, paint, solvents, pesticides and other chemicals. Workers who often deal with these types of chemicals are to be provided with the proper safety equipment and secured areas to ensure worker safety. These can include protective goggles, gloves and clothing; respirators; hazmat suits; and properly ventilated work spaces. When there has been a failure in mandated safety precautions, an employer, third-party or other party may be held responsible if found liable.
Injuries Resulting From Chemical Exposure
Exposure to even a small amount of certain chemicals can leave an individual with lifelong side effects. We handle wrongful death cases when a toxic exposure has been fatal, and injuries from chemical exposure, such as:
- Burns: When skin comes into contact with a toxic substance, it can cause serious burns that require extensive medical attention, with the most severe burns requiring skin grafts and leaving you susceptible to infection. Lungs and internal organs can be burned if a chemical is accidentally inhaled or swallowed.
- Lung damage: Even one instance of toxic fume inhalation can cause serious damage to your lungs. Pulmonary issues, such as asthma, can make it difficult to breathe for years to come.
- Brain damage: Breathing in toxic fumes not only impacts your lungs, but your brain as well. Neurological damage can be permanent, and cause memory loss, seizures, decrease in motor function as well as incapacitation and death.
Talk To Our Firm About Your Work Injury Case
Call our lawyers at the law firm of Turley Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P., toll free at 800-671-4927 or contact us online and schedule your free initial consultation. We have six conveniently located offices.