Recent Posts in Asbestos

  • 17-Oct-2017

    What is an Occupational Disease?

    According to the New York Workers’ Compensation Board, “An occupational disease arises from the conditions to which a specific type of worker is exposed. The disease must be produced as a natural incident of a particular occupation, such ...
  • 9-Nov-2016

    Chemical Exposure in the Workplace

    Most people come into contact with chemicals on a daily basis, especially if they use household chemicals to clean their kitchen, bathroom, and floors. Although minimal exposure to certain chemicals is generally deemed safe, continuous or prolonged ...
  • 14-May-2015

    Are Occupational Diseases Covered By Workers' Compensation?

    What is an occupational disease? It is a disease that stems directly from the conditions that a worker is exposed to. Under specific circumstances a worker is entitled to workers' compensation benefits when they are suffering from an ...
  • 1-Aug-2014

    Have you been Exposed to Asbestos in the Workplace?

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than one million people go to work in the U.S. at a location where they are exposed to high levels of asbestos. So what is asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring and ...
  • 15-May-2013

    Firm Obtains $195,000 Settlement for Asbestos Exposure Victim

    A worker chose to spend his time cleaning up at the World Trade Center after 9/11, but had no idea that it would take a serious toll on his health. This individual spent much of his time at the devastating site of the 9/11 Twin Tower collapse in the ...
  • 2-Apr-2013

    Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Targeted for Asbestos Exposure

    More than 100 plaintiffs have suffered the adverse effects of asbestos exposure, and are now banding together in a class action lawsuit in order to seek compensation for their pain and medical bills. According to Asbestos.com, the 100 plaintiffs are ...
  • 18-Mar-2013

    Asbestos Exposure in Unexpected Occupations

    Asbestos exposure is a publicized and very real danger when it comes to construction jobs and pipe-fitting. But those who work in construction are not the only ones that are in danger of suffering the injuries of asbestos exposure. This fibrous ...
  • 16-May-2011

    Asbestos Exposure: Overview of the Hazards

    Although there are many that have heard of asbestos, there are many that do not understand what it is exactly. Simply speaking, asbestos is one of six natural materials that are produced for their ability to resist heat and electrical damage, as well ...