Workers’ Compensation and Lung Disease – At Risk Jobs

Posted on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 at 2:10 pm    

What types of jobs create a risk of lung disease for North Carolina and Virginia workers

Many jobs are known to be bad for your lungs, according to Health.com, including the following. Some seem fairly obvious. Others will surprise you. (more…)

Recovery for Asbestosis under Virginia Workers Compensation

Posted on Monday, October 11th, 2021 at 4:07 pm    

Many people are familiar with the horrific disease of asbestosis, a lung disease caused by exposure and inhalation of asbestos fibers.  Asbestos is a natural, but dangerous mineral product that was commonly used in many industries until the late 1970’s due to its properties of being resistant to heat and corrosion. Unfortunately, although heavily regulated, it is still not banned in the U.S., even though studies have shown that there are no safe levels of exposure to asbestos. (more…)