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Workers Compensation for Occupational Dust Exposure

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Each year, thousands of workers are injured or killed by breathing in hazardous dust particles at their job. Occupational dust exposure can cause serious illness. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of work-related illness and death in the United States. Each year, thousands of workers are injured or killed by breathing in hazardous … Read more

Updated: May 10, 2022

The Hidden Dangers of the Food Manufacturing Industry

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Here are just a few of the hidden dangers faced by workers in the food manufacturing industry. Many people imagine a factory setting when they think about workplace injuries. What they don’t picture is that facility producing food. The reality is, though, that these types of manufacturers have one of the most hazardous work environments … Read more

Updated: June 10, 2019

10 Jobs With the Highest Risk of Occupational Lung Diseases

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Workers who are exposed to airborne contaminants at the workplace are at risk of developing occupational lung diseases. Depending on the type and severity of the disease, occupational lung diseases can have effects ranging from discomfort to premature death. In this post, our Kansas City compensation lawyer will discuss which types of workers are at … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Silicosis – A Debilitating Occupational Illness


If you are a worker exposed to rock dust and now experiencing lung problems, immediately seek help from a Kansas City workers’ compensation attorney. Chemical exposure at a workplace can cause a number of occupational illnesses in workers. Some of these illnesses can be extremely serious and life-altering. One such occupational illness that is debilitating … Read more

Updated: June 14, 2019

Questions Regarding Occupational Disease and Workers Compensation

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What is an occupation illness? An occupational disease is an illness or health condition caused exposure to certain hazardous elements in the workplace. Although occupational illnesses are covered by workers compensation, in order to get the benefits the injured worker will need to prove that the illness is a result of occupational exposure and not … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020

Occupational Diseases and Kansas City Workers’ Compensation

What are occupational diseases and what steps must be taken for an employee to qualify for workers’ compensation? Health conditions which occur as a result of exposure to hazardous elements in a work environment are described as occupational illnesses or diseases. It is usually required of injured employees to link their occupational illness to the … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019