If you have had an illness obtained through exposure to chemicals at your place of work or through repetitive work, these can lead to illness both in the short and long term. Our team at Workers Compensation & Personal Injury Attorney Victorville, CA don’t believe it fair for an employer to expect their workers to kill themselves for their job. Therefore we are dedicated to helping you seek fair compensation if you are an unfortunate victim of a work-related illness.
Even inhalation of small amounts of chemicals over a long period of time can lead to a chronic illness. Exposure to chemicals can have numerous effects on the body for example, asthma, learning difficulties, thyroid conditions, tumors and cancer. None of these effects on the body are positive and can result in chronic illness. We urge you to cease contact with chemical exposure as soon as you have any inkling that you may be exposed to it. Although we will be able to help you achieve compensation for the illness you have obtained, we will not be able to remove the illness from you.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that occurs within your hands when you do repetitive work with your hands. It can lead to pain, numbness, loss of sensation and tingling within your hands. This is caused by pressure and compression on one of the main nerves to the hand which naturally affects the feeling within the hand. If you leave this untreated it can lead to more serious affects like loss of coordination in your hand. We can help you seek compensation for your carpal tunnel syndrome as a result of repetitive work and neglect at your place of work.
The first thing we will need to do is collect the relevant evidence stating that there has been an illness obtained. This will be in the form of medical certificates and professional assessments. They will state the estimated lifespan of illness and the impact it will have on your quality of life and other resulting damages. Although this information may be confronting to obtain, it will help the potential success of your claim for compensation. With evidence to prove the illness you have obtained, the other party will need to negotiate fair compensation with you.
When dealing with an illness, especially those that are chronic illnesses, firstly you need to remove yourself from exposure to further or increased illness. We then guide you on the relevant documents you will need to obtain, which we will use as evidence when requesting compensation from your place of work. It is best to have all the relevant documents from the start as it will make your case much stronger and have a higher change of seeing a successful outcome. We will keep you abreast of all correspondence as it happens and seek instruction from you how to proceed as well as provide our professional opinion.