DuPage County Attorneys for Occupational Disease Claims
Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers For Work Related Illness
Though not as common as workplace accidents and repetitive stress injuries, occupational diseases are prevalent in many industries. Work-related illnesses are often severe and can have negative and lasting effects on the health of workers. If you or a loved one has been affected by an occupational illness, you may be eligible for workers' compensation. Filing a claim can be complicated, however, because it is often difficult to pinpoint the root cause of the illness. For this reason, it is always best to speak with an experienced workers' compensation attorney so you understand your rights and options.
At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling workers' compensation claims for occupational diseases in Chicago and throughout northern Illinois. We understand the complexities of workers' compensation law and what it takes to secure full compensation for our clients. Our attorneys put this experience to work to aggressively advocate on behalf of each client we serve.
We are highly acclaimed not only for our experience and skill, but also for our client-centered approach. Our lawyers are honest, compassionate, accessible, and down to earth. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial strain an occupational disease can have on you and your household, and we work hard to make your experience with us as smooth and stress-free as possible.
We offer free consultations, extended evening and weekend hours to accommodate your busy schedule, four area locations, and we respond quickly to all client questions and concerns. We also take all our personal injury cases on a contingency basis, so you never have to pay upfront attorney fees to receive experienced representation you deserve.
Occupational Diseases in Illinois Workplaces
There are numerous industries in which workers are routinely exposed to hazardous substances. These include:
Exposure to toxic substances such as asbestos, latex, diesel, toxic mold and numerous other chemicals can lead to one or more of several occupational diseases, including:
- Airway diseases;
- Skin diseases;
- Occupational infections;
- Interstitial Lung diseases;
- Metal or lead poisoning;
- Occupational cancer; and
- Other Chronic occupational illnesses.
Determining eligibility for workers' compensation based on an occupational disease can be difficult. The employee must prove that his/her condition is work-related, and this will often require an extensive investigation of workplace conditions as well as documentation from a qualified medical professional.
At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, we work closely with you to thoroughly examine your specific case and determine the best course of action to recover compensation for your illness. We are skilled litigators inside the courtroom and strong negotiators outside of court, and we do whatever it takes to ensure that the rights of our clients are protected. For a free consultation with one of our experienced workers' compensation occupational diseases attorneys, contact Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices today at 630-932-9100630-932-9100.