Workers suffering from a workplace illness can be in a difficult position as they are unable to work whilw face mounting medical bills to care for their occupational illness. It is essential for workers impacted by a workplace illness to know how they can get the help they need with lost wages and their medical expenses.
Asbestosis and Mesothelioma are serious medical conditions that can be caused by exposure to asbestos. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer caused by asbestos exposure that develops in the cells that line the lungs, the inside the ribs or around the abdominal organs. Malignant mesothelioma is a serious disease that can be fatal for victims. As a result, workers suffering with mesothelioma or another workplace illness need to be aware of the different options protecting them and available to them.