The specific conditions you work under can lead to more than just one-time injuries. Some job conditions cause long-term occupational diseases, such as asbestosis, that lead to lifelong disability. If you're the victim of an occupational disease, you deserve compensation just as much as someone with an on-the-job injury. To learn more about types of occupational diseases, read through the pages listed below, and then get in touch with an occupational disease workers' comp attorney as soon as possible.
Common Types of Occupational DiseasesDepending on the industry you work in, you could experience any of the following debilitating diseases at your Portland, OR job:
- Hearing loss
- Chemical exposure
- Trigger finger
- Epicondylitis (commonly known as tennis elbow or golf elbow)