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 you have been diagnosed with cancer after working in high-radiation-risk areas at your job, you may have a viable case against your employer for failing to properly protect you or warn you of the risks.
Frequent or acute exposure to radiation at the workplace raises your risk of developing glioblastomas or other cancers sometime in the future. If you have any doubt as to whether your cancer was caused by workplace radiation exposure, contact an attorney to investigate your case.
Occupational settings with ionizing radiation sources include:
The Lyon Firm aggressively and passionately advocates for injured individuals and families against companies due to toxic workplace exposure 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.