Chemical Exposure Accident Attorney
What you need to know after a chemical exposure accident in order to act fast and get the legal help you need.
At Greenberg & Stein, we understand that this is both a scary and unsure time for you and your family. Whether or not you sustained a chemical exposure accident on the job, our personal injury attorneys can help gather the facts, build a case, and help you through this tricky process. Remember, it is your right to reach out to skilled attorneys at Greenberg & Stein who can help seek justice for your chemical exposure accident!
You Have The Right To Seek Legal Help for your Chemical Exposure Accident
Most companies are required under federal law with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to provide quality training, carefully list all safety concerns, and ensure a safe environment for those working with any chemicals or toxins. You can learn more about the possible toxin hazards from OSHA. There are several different ways that chemicals can enter the body:
- inhalation (breathing)
- skin contact
- ingestion (eating)
Even the most prepared individual can occasionally deal with a chemical exposure accident which is why it’s important to make sure you take the following steps to ensure a quick recovery and legal protection.
- Seek medical attention ASAP
- Maintain and gather all information regarding the incident including location, others involved, take a picture of the toxin used, keep medical records, etc.
- Set up a free consultation with Greenberg & Stein to see how you can protect yourself and receive just compensation
Who is at Risk for a Chemical Exposure Accident?
Like any other accident, it’s imperative to seek medical attention right away, even if it seems like a small incident. When it comes to a chemical exposure accident, you can develop a myriad of acute and/or chronic health effects—depending on what you have been exposed to in your work. Here is a list of possible toxins that can be found on the job, within the city, or even in your own home!
Different potential chemical toxins:
- Systemic toxins
- Reproductive toxicants
- Neurological toxicants
- Immunological agents
- Dermatopathic agents
- Pnemoconiotic agents
Learn more about chemical hazards from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Each of the toxins above pose a different, unique threat. Even a small amount can have lasting effects if not treated right away. This is why it is imperative that you seek medical attention as soon as possible. This will not only allow you to address the issue, it will, in fact, add to your case.
With every work-related chemical exposure accident, you may feel pressured to not seek legal help. You have the right to receive just compensation for the lost wages, pain and suffering, and negligence you experienced. This is where our skilled personal injury attorneys at Greenberg & Stein come in to help. We will even come visit you in the hospital if you are unable to travel.
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Let the Team At Greenberg & Stein Help You Today
Don’t wait for problems to arise, get the legal help you need now. The personal injury attorneys at Greenberg & Stein have over 50 years of litigation experience within the New York City Burroughs. With a reputation of taking on tough cases and winning, our representation will show you we are serious about seeking just compensation for your chemical exposure accident. Set up a free consultation with us, today, by calling (888) 582-4236 or filling out a form here.