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.
Toxic workplace exposure and occupational sarcoidosis cases are generally noticed with certain professions, such as the following:
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.
The Lyon Firm represents injured plaintiffs in a variety of toxic workplace exposure lawsuits against negligent employers or corporations that fail to protect their employees.
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.
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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.
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.
If your employer failed to protect employees from potential toxic exposure that led to an illness or serious medical condition, they may be liable for damages.
This illness may be triggered by numerous internal and external factors, including contact with harmful chemicals or toxic substances at the workplace.
If you have been diagnosed with sarcoidosis and have a history of workplace toxic exposure, contact our firm to investigate. We offer free case reviews for all clients.
The Lyon Firm is experienced in filing workplace exposure claims for workers nationwide who have developed illnesses or diseases following toxic exposure.
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.
(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.