Worker’s Compensation

Occupational Respiratory Disease

By |2020-10-09T17:20:01-04:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Worker's Compensation|Tags: , , , |

Occupational respiratory disease is any lung condition you get at work. It occurs because of repeated exposure to certain toxins. Certain workplaces have a higher incidence of the disease because the work areas themselves have high amounts of toxins. Some examples include asbestos, silica dust, smoke, fumes, gases, lead, and other particles. Even farmers are [...]

Filing a Worker’s Compensation Claim vs. a Personal Injury Claim

By |2018-02-19T14:14:27-05:00June 25th, 2017|Categories: Worker's Compensation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many people wonder whether they can file a personal injury lawsuit when they are injured on the job as opposed to claiming workman’s compensation.  The answer is yes you can file a personal injury lawsuit, but it is important to understand the difference between the two types of compensation.  First of all workman’s compensation was [...]