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NYC Toxic Exposure Lawyer
When you’re exposed to something toxic, you can feel the effects long after the incident has ended. For help returning to your normal life, work with an NYC toxic exposure injury lawyer.
Anything from a defective product to your workplace can expose you to toxic substances. These dangerous chemicals can cause immediate illnesses or damage your health over time. Either way, you shouldn’t have to suffer financially because someone else created a situation that threatened your wellbeing.
Fortunately, an NYC toxic exposure lawyer with Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP can help you pursue compensation by holding the negligent party accountable in a personal injury claim.
Did You Use a Defective Product?
When you buy a product, you expect it to be safe. While products need to be used as intended, if you’re doing so, there should be no reason to fear that you or your family could be poisoned. The problem is that, sometimes, manufacturers use dangerous ingredients because doing so saves them money or because of a failure to oversee the manufacturing process.
A real-world example of this is some children’s toys manufactured in China. The production process used lead paint. Many children became gravely ill because of the toy companies’ failure to oversee the process and ensure that a toxic substance did not contaminate the toys.
Other companies have been sued in toxic torts after people became ill using their products. For example, talcum powder has been linked to cancer, and people have been using it in bathroom products for years.
Companies make millions and sometimes billions of dollars on these products, and it’s not right for them to profit from your suffering. An NYC toxic product lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve after you’ve been harmed by a poisonous product.
Were You Exposed on the Job?
You can also file a personal injury claim if you were poisoned on the job. If a material you were working with contained a poisonous ingredient, the manufacturer who produced it could be responsible. Cases involving cancer-causing asbestos are a prime example of this.
In most cases, your NYC toxic exposure attorney will need to pursue the manufacturer directly. However, employers can bear some responsibility if they knowingly expose employees to a poisonous product without the proper safety gear.
You Could Sue Your Landlord
You may even have a case against your landlord if he or she rented you an apartment that contains lead paint or other harmful chemicals. Your NYC poisoning lawyer will need to review your case, find out whether your landlord took the necessary safety precautions, and determine whether he or she was responsible for your poisoning.
In fact, any building you spend a lot of time in could be behind your NYC toxic exposure. This can include schools, government buildings, and other locations. In cases like these, property owners could be held responsible for your damages.
Discuss Your Options with an NYC Toxic Exposure Attorney
To find out what your legal options are after being poisoned, speak with an attorney in our office. Legal guidance can help you understand what steps to take next to ensure that you receive compensation for your hardships.
You should not have to bear the financial responsibility for your poisoning when someone else was clearly to blame. To schedule an appointment with an NYC toxic exposure lawyer at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP, complete the form below or call 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462).