Occupational Exposures

Occupational Exposures Attorneys In New Jersey

For more than 40 years, our workers’ compensation lawyers at Krivitzky, Springer & Feldman have provided sound legal representation to workers who have suffered illness or injury due to occupational exposure. We have successfully recovered cash settlements and verdicts for thousands of satisfied workers in Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Bergen, and Union counties, and throughout New Jersey.

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What Is Occupational Exposure?Occupational exposure and occupational disease are ailments in which a worker develops a medical condition or illness as a result of a work environment or the nature of the work that’s performed over a period of time. Some examples of occupational exposure include:Chemical exposure: Years of inhaling dust, fumes, asbestos, or other harmful chemicals can cause breathing problems, pulmonary or respiratory disease, mesothelioma, asbestosis, skin rashes, and other conditions. Chemical exposure often affects factory workers, warehouse workers, industrial workers, automotive workers, those in maintenance or manufacturing jobs, and people who work in enclosed spaces.

Our Lawyers Fight For Your Rights And Pursue All Avenues Of CompensationAt Krivitzky, Springer & Feldman, we take the time to listen and are happy to answer any questions you may have. We’ll evaluate your occupational exposure case and determine whether you have a valid claim. Our legal team has the skill, dedication, and extensive experience you need to ensure your rights are protected. We’re relentless in our pursuit to help you recover the maximum compensation to which you are entitled.
Repetitive lifting: Activities that cause physical stress, such as loading, unloading, packing, and lifting heavy objects or patients, can cause chronic pain and related conditions in the legs, feet, knees, back, and shoulders.This type of occupational exposure often affects hospital or nursing home orderlies, CNAs, nurses, warehouse workers, delivery drivers, and construction workers.

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Repetitive motion: Jobs that require repetitive motions of the wrists or hands can result in carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain in the wrists, hands, and arms, arthritis, and other conditions. These injuries often affect embroiders, production line workers, assembly line workers, mechanics, kitchen workers, and those who spend a lot of time typing, such as administrative assistants, writers, and data entry staff.
Contact Us To Schedule A Free ConsultationOur workers’ compensation lawyers understand how stressful it can be when you’re ill or injured and unable to work. If you’re dealing with a condition or injury caused by occupational exposure, we can help. At Krivitzky, Springer & Feldman, we offer evening and weekend appointments. If your injury makes it difficult to travel, we offer home and hospital visits.Call us at 201-798-2711 in Jersey City or 973-874-0556 in Newfoundland, New Jersey. Contact us online for more information or schedule a free consultation. We serve clients throughout West Milford, Jefferson, Vernon, and Kinnelon and other counties in New Jersey as well.

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Evening or weekend appointments and home or hospital visits can be arranged throughout Northern New Jersey.

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