Long-term Workplace Illnesses
New York Long-term Workplace Illness Lawyers Know How Diseases Can Develop Slowly And May Be Deadly
Unlike workplace accidents, in which a worker is maimed or killed in an instant, long-term occupational illnesses develop over time and can become progressively worse, sometimes resulting in death. An occupational disease is defined as any disabling medical condition causally related to exposure to irritants in the workplace, and which arises due to the nature of the employment. The list of job-related diseases that bring sick New York workers to our law firm is virtually endless, and from numerous industries:
- Construction site plumber with asbestos exposure
- Tunnel worker with silicosis
- Utility worker with mesothelioma
- Corporate executive with stress-related heart attack
- Office secretary with carpal tunnel syndrome
- Forklift driver with back injury
- Laborer with cancer
- Demolition worker with hearing and vision loss
- Factory worker with sick building illness
- Delivery truck driver with CRPS after accident
- Warehouse worker with toxic fumes exposure
- Cement truck driver with cement burn
- Assembly line garment worker with repetitive stress injuries
Mesothelioma, Silicosis, Asbestosis or Carpal Tunnel From Work? Call a NY Long-term Workplace Illness Lawyer Today
Because long-term work sicknesses often emerge slowly, sometimes over years and decades at the same job, employers and workers compensation insurance companies will often try to argue that an on-the-job illness is a pre-existing condition or an illness that a worker already had. But when they find out you have us on your side, they’ll listen because they know that for 80 years, we’ve been successfully representing injured workers in New York. They know that we meticulously prepare every case and will go to court if needed. If you have been exposed to toxic dust, contagious diseases, continuous motion duties, loud noise, bright lights, emotional stress or any ongoing job irritant, injury, pain or dangerous conditions at work, you could be suffering from an occupational disease. You need a long-term workplace illness lawyer in New York who will fight hard for your justice.
Everyone at the Law Offices at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP understands how intimidating the workers comp process can be, especially if you’re sick, weak or suffering from chronic pain. If you lost a loved one due to a catastrophic occupational disease, contact us about a possible wrongful death lawsuit. We’ve also been representing union members for over 80 years. If you have us on your side, we will work with your local union, whether you’re a teamster, a New York firefighter, a New York City police officer, a bricklayer or a sandhog. Call us toll-free at (800) 692-3717 or contact us online for a free evaluation. We will help you get your life back, whether you live in Long Island, Brooklyn, Westchester or Manhattan.
For more than eight decades, New Yorkers struck down by work-related illnesses and diseases have relied on us to work as hard as we can to reach the settlement they deserve, and you can, too. Call today—we’re the tough New York personal injury legal team you want on your side, and all conversations are personalized and confidential.