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Sarcoidosis is a serious lung disease associated with occupational and environmental toxins. Occupational sarcoidosis is thought to be triggered by various toxins, likely in occupational settings like mining, construction, metal working, lumber, agriculture, military, and radiation fields.

Sarcoidosis and other related lung conditions can occur in a variety workplace settings where toxins exist. The illness may have more than one cause and several triggers of inflammation.

Numerous metals can cause inflammation and lung disease, including beryllium, zirconium, titanium, rare earth elements, and aluminum. Workplace exposure to wood stoves, fireplaces, talc, silica, wood dust, fine grain dust, and mold can lead to lung disease.

Joe Lyon is an experienced toxic exposure lawyer investigating workplace accidents and occupational sarcoidosis lung disease for plaintiffs nationwide.


Workplace Hazards & Occupational Sarcoidosis


Toxic workplace exposure and occupational sarcoidosis cases are generally noticed with certain professions, such as the following:

What is Sarcoidosis?


Sarcoidosis is a lung disease that causes the immune system to overreact, leading to health issues. Patients with sarcoidosis typically have clusters of inflamed tissue called granulomas on their body. Sarcoidosis most commonly affects the lungs, but it can also affect any organ in the body.

An increased inflammation in the body may cause flu-like symptoms, persistent cough, chest pain, joint pain, fatigue, and poor lung function from scarring. Eye, cardiac and skin damage has also been reported.


Occupational Sarcoidosis Lawsuits


The Lyon Firm specializes in representing injured plaintiffs in toxic workplace exposure lawsuits against negligent employers or corporations that fail to protect their employees.

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ABOUT THE LYON FIRM

Joseph Lyon has 17 years of experience representing individuals in complex litigation matters. He has represented individuals in every state against many of the largest companies in the world.

The Firm focuses on single-event civil cases and class actions involving corporate neglect & fraud, toxic exposure, product defects & recalls, medical malpractice, and invasion of privacy.

NO COST UNLESS WE WIN

The Firm offers contingency fees, advancing all costs of the litigation, and accepting the full financial risk, allowing our clients full access to the legal system while reducing the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and financial needs.

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A Voice for Those who have suffered 

Why are these cases important?

Toxic exposure cases help empower employees to fight for their right to be protected, satisfactorily informed, and to stay safe. They also bring awareness to challenge and higher the expectations of companies who are not serving their employees justly.

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Questions about Toxic Exposure

Your Right to Safety

Watch our Video About the Benzene

Benzene is a highly-volatile chemical used in gasoline and as a solvent in many chemical and pharmaceutical products. In 2010, the World Health Organization said exposure to Benzene was a “major public health concern.”

It is a concern because Benzene as a toxin that may cause blood cancer such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute non lymphatic leukemia. The IARC classifies it as a group 1 carcinogen. Benzene is considered as toxic as substances such as asbestos.

The American Public Health Association reports that three million workers in United States at auto mechanic and repair shops, gas stations, shipping loading docks, paint manufacturing plants, printers, gas truck drivers, and rubber manufacturing facilities are at risk.

Our Victories

The Lyon Firm aggressively, professionally, and passionately advocates for injured individuals and families against companies due to a defective product or recalled product to obtain just compensation under the law. 

LEAD PAINT EXPOSURE

 

(Hamilton County, Ohio): Confidential Settlement. Lead Counsel in a case that involved secondary lead exposure to two children. Their father worked at a local recycling plant that routinely recycled computer equipment. The company violated numerous OSHA regulations related to providing safety equipment and clothing to prevent lead particles from being transferred home. As a result, the Plaintiffs father transferred lead dust to his children who then suffered lead poisoning. The case was covered extensively by the Cincinnati news media and referenced in peer-reviewed medical literature. The settlement will provide educational needs to the children who suffered neurological injuries due the exposure.


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