Representation For Injuries Resulting From Long-Term Exposure
While many workplace injuries arise suddenly and require immediate medical attention, there are others that develop slowly over time and only become apparent long after you have stopped working.
For many workers, injuries resulting from long-term exposure to dangerous or harmful working conditions arise at a time when they no longer work for the company they worked for when carrying out the duties that caused their ailments. At Lerner, Piermont & Riverol, P.A., our team of workers’ compensation attorneys informs workers, both current and former, of their rights to workers’ compensation benefits and helps them fight against the insurance companies for full and just benefits.
Many Conditions Exist In These Workplace Cases
Just a few of the most common types of conditions our lawyers see when helping clients with industrial exposure cases include:
- Repetitive motion injuries
- Heavy lifting injuries
- Pulmonary issues
- Hearing loss
- Loss or deterioration of vision
- PTSD or other types of stress
- Lung and other respiratory issues
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
While many employers would prefer to claim that pre-existing conditions or activities outside of work contributed to your ailment or disability, you know better than anyone the rigors your body endured during the course of your job or career.
Ready To Take On Your Employer, Insurance Companies
In many cases, the insurance companies representing employers will attempt to cast doubt or disprove the validity of your workers’ compensation claim through the testimony of doctors and industry experts they have on retainer. Ranging from independent medical exams (IMEs) to other types of inquiries that will be used to gather evidence against you, the insurance companies will put their resources to work against you.
As your attorneys, we can protect you against the efforts of the insurance company by taking the fight to them. We can prepare you for an IME, represent your interests so you don’t have to deal with the stress of speaking to insurance adjusters, and ultimately give you the strength and confidence to see that your case is resolved and that you and your family are properly compensated.