EXPOSED TO A TOXIC CHEMICAL ON THE JOB?

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Exposure to toxic chemicals can happen in one of three ways — by contacting the chemical directly with the eyes or skin, by breathing in chemical fumes, or by accidentally swallowing even a small portion of the chemical substance. The resulting injuries can include rashes, internal or external burns, and neurological damage. The long-term rami cations of toxic chemical exposure depend upon the type of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.

Common toxic chemicals include:

  • Asbestos
  • Benzene
  • Beryllium
  • Cadmium
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Silica

Though most workplace exposure occurs where toxic chemicals are mined, manufactured, or regularly used, toxic chemical exposure can happen in virtually any vocational context. Even exposure to paints, solvents, or common cleaning products can lead to injury if a work space is not properly ventilated.

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TELLERIA, TELLERIA & LEVY, LLP: GUIDING YOU THROUGH THE CLAIMS-FILING PROCESS

Unless your work-related injury was the fault of a third party, your sole means of restitution is to le a workers’ compensation claim. Unlike personal injury lawsuits, workers’ comp claims have nothing to do with fault. All that needs be proven is that your injury occurred while you were on the job. In the context of toxic chemical exposure, your employer is nancially responsible for your injuries whether they acted negligently or not.

Ultimately, it is your employer’s insurance company who must pay your workers’ compensation bene ts. As such, they will generally do everything in their power to keep that payment to a minimum. By contrast, Telleria, Telleria & Levy, LLP does everything in our power to secure a maximum settlement for our

clients. Having already served the residents of Los Angeles for more than 45 years, we’ve recovered millions of dollars in damages for individuals injured on the job due to toxic chemical exposure.