Workers’ Injury and Occupational Disease Injury Cases | Romanucci & Blandin
If you have suffered or been exposed to a disease through your employment that has rendered you injured, disabled or unable to work, you may be entitled to compensation.
The Workers' Occupational Diseases Act is an Illinois statute that allows employees who have been exposed to a disease, or had diseases aggravated through the course of their employment which rendered them disabled, to obtain compensation when they are able to provide the cause of the injury is due to their employment.
Certain professions are more prone to occupational disease injury
Miners, firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and others who find themselves exposed to pathogens or other specified diseases under the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act, may have claims specific to their lines of work, due to the nature of their profession.
If you or a loved one or family member believes they have been exposed to a disease through their employment that they would not have been exposed to otherwise, and that it has rendered them disabled or unable to work, it is important to reach out to an attorney right away. The statute provides for time limitations, otherwise known at statutory limitations, within which you must bring your claim, making it more important to reach out to an attorney as soon as possible.
The skilled and experienced workers’ compensation and occupational disease attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin are ready to fight for you and will bring with them their knowledge, experience and compassion. We provide a free evaluation of your case.
Free consultation with a Chicago-based workplace injury and occupational disease lawyer
The workplace injury and Occupational Disease attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin have proven success in these types of cases. If you or a loved one has suffered injury or wrongful death, please contact our office at Info@rblaw.net, 312-458-1000 or click here for a free evaluation of your case. There is never a fee until you are compensated for your injuries at the end of the case.
- Romanucci & Blandin Blog, January 25, 2021