Recent Posts in Chemical Exposure

  • 15-May-2019

    Mercury Exposure in the Workplace

    Metallic mercury is extremely toxic. As a potent neurotoxin, even very small amounts can damage a worker’s health. At room temperature, mercury is liquid and it evaporates easily. What does this mean for workers? It means they can be exposed to ...
  • 20-Feb-2019

    Jobs That Are Bad for Your Lungs

    When we think of “dangerous jobs,” our minds may automatically go to police officers, firemen, loggers, and fishermen, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that a number of jobs are dangerous because of what they do to the ...
  • 22-Jan-2019

    Occupational Disease Claims in New York

    When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, there are two categories: 1) accidental injuries, and 2) occupational diseases. For the purpose of this article, we are going to be discusses occupational diseases and how they factor into the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 23-Jan-2017

    Workers' Compensation for Eye Injuries

    Most people will quickly agree that their eyesight is important. Given the choice, the majority of people would rather be deaf than blind. Do you feel the same way? As a New York workers’ compensation law firm, we have dealt with every kind of ...
  • 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 ...