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Austin Toxic Exposure Lawyer

Being exposed to a toxic substance can leave you in pain and struggling to recover. Contact an Austin toxic exposure attorney for help getting the compensation you need.

Although it may sound like something that only happens in movies, toxic exposure is relatively common. Whether you’ve been poisoned by hazardous chemicals, polluted natural resources, or unsafe products, you may be able to file a claim for compensation.

To obtain compensation after your health has been harmed, contact an Austin toxic exposure lawyer at Colley Firm P.C.

 

Toxic Exposure at Home or Work

Unfortunately, many people in Austin are exposed to toxic substances while they’re relaxing at home or doing their jobs at work. If the toxic exposure was someone else’s fault, the location where it happened doesn’t matter—you can file a claim for compensation.

For example, if your landlord failed to remove lead paint from your apartment or failed to notify you that it was there, you might be able to hold the landlord liable for any resulting health problems you experience.

At work, you might be dangerously exposed to toxic substances you work with every day, or you might suffer health problems after being exposed to substances your employer failed to tell you were toxic. Depending on the circumstances, you might be able to file for workers compensation or personal injury compensation.

 

Poisoning from a Defective Product

Unfortunately, some victims are poisoned by products that were supposed to be safe for public use. These types of products are often foods and medications.

If you used a medication that exposed you to a toxic substance, you might be able to name the medication manufacturer in your claim for compensation. Manufacturers have a responsibility to make their products safe.

Your Austin poison exposure lawyer can help you determine which type of toxic exposure case you have on your hands.

 

Common Symptoms of Toxic Exposure

Symptoms of toxic exposure are, unfortunately, often symptoms of resulting health problems. Knowing your symptoms and health effects will help determine the value of your Austin toxic exposure claim.

Some common symptoms of toxic exposure include the following:

  • Cancer
  • Brain and nerve damage
  • Skin disease
  • Asthma
  • Internal organ damage
  • Nausea
  • Loss of consciousness

In the case of multiple parties suffering from toxic exposure, which is common in cases that involve unsafe drinking water or widespread product defects, you may be able to bring forth a class-action lawsuit.

 

Compensation for Toxic Exposure

As with any personal injury case, you will want to account for any and all losses related to your toxic exposure, whether they took place in the past, are taking place right now, or are expected to occur in the future.

Some toxic exposure damages for which you may be able to receive compensation include the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages during your recovery
  • Lost income from your inability to return to work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Diminished quality of life

An Austin poison exposure attorney can help you list all your damages to maximize the value of your claim.

 

Speak with an Austin Toxic Exposure Attorney

Toxic exposure can destroy the quality of your life, whether you’re aware of it or completely oblivious. While the law allows victims of toxic exposure to sue for damages, winning a case is a whole different matter.

Contact an Austin toxic exposure lawyer at Colley Firm P.C. to secure a strong chance of recovering the compensation you need. Call us at 1-877-411-2001 or use the contact form below to schedule a free consultation.