The National Law Journal 2013

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Chemical Exposure

With the myriad of chemicals on the market, potential toxicity due to exposure is not uncommon. Exposure to hazardous chemicals can occur in your workplace or in your home. Some hazardous chemicals can cause severe brain, lung and blood diseases.

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If you believe that you have been exposed to and injured by toxic chemicals, please contact us to speak with a chemical exposure attorney.

Chemical Exposure at Work

Depending on your occupation, you may be exposed to numerous, dangerous chemicals in your daily work environment. Although businesses are becoming more and more safety conscientious, many people are exposed to dangerous chemicals due to a lack of necessary safety precautions.

In the work environment, chemicals that can cause potential problems are found in the following agents:

  • cleaning solvents
  • dry cleaning solvents
  • spray paints
  • paint removers
  • dyes
  • fuel such as gasoline and kerosene
  • degreasers
  • lubricants

Chemical Exposure at Home

While many household products are now being designed and manufactured with safer chemicals and more adequate warnings, there are still occasions where individuals are exposed to harmful concentrations of chemicals found in household products. Toxic chemicals can be found in some of the following common household products:

  • oven cleaners
  • bathroom cleaners
  • pesticides
  • bug spray
  • drain cleaners
  • carpet cleaners
  • household spray paints
  • home mechanical cleaners

At Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, we are committed to fighting for the rights of victims who have been exposed to toxic chemicals. If you believe you have been injured as a result of exposure to toxic chemicals, contact us to speak with a toxic chemical lawyer.

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