Toxic Substance Exposure in Pasadena
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As technology has advanced, we have progressively learned more about the world around us, including the materials we are frequently in contact with. We’ve also learned more about the potential health effects these materials can have. Today, we’re becoming increasingly aware of the wide range of health hazards that substances can carry, including those that are naturally occurring and those which our increases in technology have created. People can be exposed to these substances in all sorts of situations, including their job and even in their own home.
If you or a loved one have sustained a serious health issue as a result of exposure to a toxic substance, you should not hesitate to speak with a Pasadena personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Toxic substance injuries can be complex, and Tedford & Associates can help you navigate your case to get the medical treatment you deserve. We believe in protecting your rights, and our more than 38+ years of experience allow us to provide you with reputable counsel and aggressive advocacy that effectively pursues the best possible outcome in your case. We have even earned numerous industry accolades and awards, including being selected to Super Lawyers, a 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, and being named a Pasadena Top Attorney.
When you have suffered from serious health complications as a result of exposure to a potentially toxic substances, call Tedford & Associates today at (626) 325-0142 for a free consultation!
Household Toxic Substances
The number of potentially toxic substances that can be found right in your own home might be shocking for some people. While some harmful materials are well known, including things like bleach, drain cleaner, and other heavy chemicals, everyday objects can also be dangerous. Older houses may have lead paint in the walls, which when ingested could lead to lead poisoning. Walls also could be constructed using harmful materials like formaldehyde which contain asbestos. Permanent markers release potentially toxic fumes.
Workplace Toxic Substances
Many people are exposed to toxic substances more frequently and in greater amounts in their careers. All types of positions deal with their own types of exposure, as anything from normal cleaning agents to even long days in the sun can lead to major health issues in the future.
Some common health effects of toxic substance exposure in the workplace can include:
- Radiation poisoning
- Respiratory issues (mesothelioma, chemically induced asthma, and more)
- Vision problems
- Premature aging
- Skin damage (scarring, burning, and more)
Seeking Legal Options
The effects of toxic substance exposure are very rarely immediate and serious. In fact, more often than not this damage accumulates slowly over years of frequent and repeated exposure. This means that being able to prove responsibility or liability for a toxic exposure is a long and difficult battle since the defense will often argue that outside factors could have had just as large of an influence on the condition as the presumed cause.
This means you should not attempt to pursue one of these cases on your own. Attorney James R. Tedford, II is familiar with personal injury laws and the precedents necessary for a toxic substance exposure case. He can put the evidence to work for you protecting your rights and making sure you receive the compensation you are entitled to under the fullest extent of the law.
Don’t wait! If you or a loved one are suffering from a serious health complication due to a toxic substance, contact Tedford & Associates now!
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