Exposure to Toxins in the Workplace

Individuals who work in certain types of factories, on construction sites, in coal mines, at hydraulic fracturing (fracking) locations and in other similar fields of industry may not realize that they are at heightened risk for chemical and toxic exposure. In some circumstances workers may be entirely unaware that they are handling hazardous chemicals and toxins. They may just be going about their day-to-day jobs, trying to make a decent living so as to provide for themselves and their family. Even with safety measures in place to prevent exposure, simply being in close and continuous proximity to toxic chemicals may be enough to cause serious, long-term damage. Older homes and buildings can contain significant amounts of lead, asbestos and other toxins that you and your family could be exposing yourselves every day. Close proximity to a factory, manufacturing plant or other similar business could lead to chemical exposure as well. Studies have shown that exposure to the harmful chemicals and other potentially deadly toxins found in these environments can cause breathing problems, various forms of cancer, lung disease, and often result in a person's untimely death.

If you suspect you are suffering from exposure to toxic chemicals, you owe it to yourself to obtain legal representation from a West Virginia personal injury attorney. Medical procedures, expensive prescriptions, surgeries and long-term care services may be required to help you treat your symptoms and maintain the quality of life you deserve. The expenses involved can quickly become overwhelming and leave you struggling to keep up. The attorneys at Fitzsimmons Law Firm have an in-depth understanding of the problems you may be facing and that is why they are committed to protecting individuals who have suffered serious injuries or a wrongful death as a result of toxic chemical exposure. With medical experts and extensive legal resources at their fingertips, they have recovered millions of dollars for their clients and stand ready to help you obtain the most positive outcome for your case. To find out if you have grounds to recover damages for the long-term effects of chemical & toxic exposure, call the firm and schedule a consultation today.


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