Workplace Injury / Workers’ Compensation

Welding Rod Litigation

A recent study conducted by researchers at Washington University at St. Louis suggests that industrial exposure to welding fumes may be associated with the early onset of Parkinson’s disease. Welding rods, electrodes and wire contain numerous substances including manganese, copper, lead and cadmium, that release toxic fumes

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Silicosis

Silicosis is the chronic scarring disease of the lungs produced by the prolonged and extensive exposure to free crystalline silica dust. When workers inhale crystalline silica (dust), the lung tissue reacts by developing fibrotic nodules and scarring around the trapped silica particles. This fibrotic condition of the

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