Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is an occupational disease?
A: An occupational disease is a health condition that results from exposure to hazards or conditions in a specific work environment. It can encompass various illnesses caused or exacerbated by work-related factors.
Q: How can I prove that my disease is work-related?
A: Proving the work-relatedness of an occupational disease might involve medical documentation, evidence of hazardous work conditions, and expert testimonies. An experienced attorney can assist in building a compelling case.
Q: Can I receive workers' compensation for hearing loss due to workplace noise?
A: Yes, if your hearing loss is a result of prolonged exposure to loud noises at your workplace, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.
Q: What if my workers' compensation claim is denied?
A: If your claim is denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. Having a skilled attorney by your side during the appeals process can significantly increase your chances of success.
Q: Can I still seek workers' compensation for repetitive stress injuries if my job involves desk work?
A: Yes, even desk jobs can lead to repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome. If your injury is a result of repetitive tasks performed as part of your job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.
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What types of worker’s compensation cases do we handle?
Arm and Shoulder
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Repetitive Stress Injuries
Vehicle Injuries on Job
Preexisting Condition Aggravation
Appleton, WI 54914
Jackson, WI 53037
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