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Occupational Diseases

Many people aren’t aware that you can file a workers’ compensation claim for occupational diseases, classified as any disease you have received by being exposed to toxins at work.

While occupational diseases can be deemed to be industrial by law, occupational disease claims are notoriously difficult to get approved without the assistance of an attorney who has experience in this field.

Generally, you need to prove that you were exposed to the disease because of your profession, that the disease you suffer from has a history of being linked with your profession and that your profession has a higher rate of suffering from the disease than the general public. Mercury, lead, hepatitis, benzene and asbestos are some of the leading examples of dangerous exposure you may face

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