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Common Work-Related IllnessesBy Pyle Law, December 30 2019 8:59 pm
Some jobs are inherently more dangerous than others. For example, construction work is obviously more physically dangerous than working in an office behind a desk. Some occupations, however, expose employees to dangerous conditions that can lead to illnesses that seriously affect their lives. There are certain such illnesses and diseases that are most closely associated with occupational hazards. If you’ve suffered a work-related illness, consult with an experienced Kansas workers’ compensation attorney today.
Occupational illnesses can be caused by any number of factors, but they generally come down to being exposed to dangerous situations – that employers sometimes fail to adequately address. These can include:
Employers are not only responsible for considering these issues but also for taking reasonable steps to help prevent employees from being adversely affected. Regardless of who is to blame, however, if you develop a serious illness as a result of your employment, you may be entitled to recover workers’ compensation benefits.
There are several illnesses that are commonly associated with a variety of occupations, including:
If you’ve contracted a dangerous illness that is related to your employment, it has very likely led to significant physical and financial consequences. Attorney Tom Pyle at Pyle Law in McPherson, Kansas, is committed to helping you fully recover on your losses in order to help you reach your fullest recovery. Our dedicated legal team is on your side, so please don’t hesitate to contact or call us at (888) 381-1155 for more information today.