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Occupational Diseases

Occupational diseases cover a number of ailments that occur as a result of working in a certain industry or location. Sufferers of occupational diseases may be eligible for financial compensation for their conditions if their company was at fault and failed to take appropriate precautions and measures to protect their employees from dangerous substances. Some common occupational diseases include toxic chemical injuries, concrete dust, black lung, and other respiratory diseases, neurological disorders, manganism, mesothelioma and asbesteosis.

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Occupational Diseases Claims We Cover

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an occupational disease you may be eligible for compensation. James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has a dedicated, knowledgeable staff ready to help you pursue your case. Call us or email the firm today to schedule a free consultation.

Over the years, our firm has recovered millions of dollars for people injured by exposure to chemicals or toxic substances and in other circumstances caused or worsened by others’ negligence. We’ve handled sizable, severe and precedent-setting cases involving hazardous material injuries. 

Occupational diseases often take years to manifest themselves meaning sufferers may already be retired by the time the disease, such as lung cancer, mesothelioma or a neurological disorder, develops. However, the statute of limitations may still allow a person to seek compensation.