Connecticut Occupational Diseases Attorneys
If you’ve developed a disease or illness while working, you have legal rights. The Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Act provides compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and other expenses caused by your work-related illness. At Carter Mario Injury Lawyers, we know you need your benefits now. Our Connecticut workers’ compensation lawyers will help you get the money you need, so you can concentrate on getting better. An occupational disease is any acute or chronic medical condition or disorder caused by the inhalation, absorption, ingestion, or contact with harmful substances while working.
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Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)
Repetitive movements, overuse, or stress on body parts while working can cause trauma that may lead to muscle, bone, and tendon damage.
Common CTDs include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow
- Trigger finger
Injuries from exposure to poisonous substances are common within the construction and manufacturing sectors.
Poisonings are often related to substances such as:
- Carbon monoxide
Contact with substances such as cement, detergents, or acids can cause severe skin inflammation or allergic reactions. Workers can also suffer skin disorders from the boots or gloves they wear to protect themselves from harmful solutions or chemicals.
Respiratory Diseases and Disorders
Indoor air pollution, latex, and other factors can cause respiratory illnesses
- Hypersensitivity pneumonia
- Occupational asthma
- Pleural plaques
- Reactive airway dysfunction syndrome
These are just some of the occupational diseases commonly reported by workers. If you believe you’re suffering from a condition caused by your work environment, contact Carter Mario Injury Lawyers today. We’re here to help protect your legal rights to the money you deserve.
Get Legal Help Today: Contact Carter Mario Injury Lawyers
There’s a statute of limitations, or deadline, limiting the amount of time you have to file an occupational disease claim in Connecticut. Don’t wait to get the legal help you deserve.
Contact Carter Mario Injury Lawyers and let our workers’ compensation attorneys begin working on your claim today.