Secure Benefits with a Proven Kansas City Workers’ Comp Attorney
Workers’ compensation isn’t just for workers who suffer sudden injuries. It also covers workers who come down with any of a long list of disabling diseases and conditions. An occupational disease is any persistent ailment caused by the work you do. The condition must be ongoing for the claimant to be eligible for compensation.
Persuading a workers’ compensation judge in Missouri or Kansas that your illness is occupation-based requires an attorney well-versed in occupational disease and legal requirements. Bill Manson of Adler & Manson has the skills and experience to aggressively pursue maximum compensation for your occupational affliction.
Toxic Exposure, Bad Air, and Other Conditions
When properly completing tasks for an employer makes an employee sick, our firm believes that that employee should have the relief that they need to pay for medical treatment. The key to recovering benefits for ill workers in these cases, however, is to compellingly illustrate how their illness is directly linked to their responsibilities as an employee.
Provided there is an occupational connection, workers’ compensation may cover:
- Long-term breathing problems, including emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), mold-borne disease, reactive airway dysfunction syndrome (RADS) and occupational asthma
- Vision and hearing loss
- Heart attacks, strokes, and elevated blood levels
- Infectious diseases such as West Nile virus, hepatitis, and tuberculosis
- Cancers of the lung, bladder, colon and more
- Chemical-caused illnesses such as damage caused by toxic gases
- Dermatological conditions such as rashes, eczema and skin cancer
- Psychological afflictions such as anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and clinical depression
The Kansas workers’ compensation system is complex, and without experienced legal representation, you may not get the benefits you deserve. Adler & Manson will be your strong advocate, working hard to help you obtain all of the benefits and compensation you deserve.