Asbestos-Related Diseases and Workers' Compensation
Although exposure to asbestos at work can give rise to incapacitating and often fatal diseases, there are significant obstacles for workers in claiming compensation for asbestos-related diseases. Such obstacles include the long latency of the disease, the need to establish causation many years after exposure, and the fact that individual workers may have been exposed to asbestos with multiple employers and/or in multiple jurisdictions. With the legacy of disease from past and present asbestos...[Show more]
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