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Four Dangers of Silica New Jersey Construction Workers Need to Know

Do you, or a loved one, work with or near silica on a New Jersey construction site? Have you become seriously ill and do you wonder whether silica exposure could have contributed to your pain and prognosis? If so, then it is time to learn about the real dangers of silica.

Four Possible Illnesses Connected to Silica Exposure

The results of a construction accident may be readily apparent. You may fall off of a ladder, for example, and immediately know that your leg is broken. However, the results of silica exposure may take some more time to develop. It is often the cumulative effect of breathing in the dangerous silica particles that result in serious illnesses. Thus, if you work with silica New Jersey construction accident lawyers want you to be aware of the potential for:

  • Silicosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Kidney Disease

It is important that you tell your doctor that you have been exposed to silica whether or not you currently exhibit any symptoms of these conditions so that an early diagnosis can be made if made if you get sick.

Call a New Jersey Construction Lawyer If You're Hurt by Silica

Silica can cause serious life changing, and often life ending, illnesses. If you are sick then the time to contact an experienced New Jersey construction attorney is now. We will do our best to help you, and your family, during this difficult time. Please contact us today at 800-362-9329 to schedule an initial consultation and please read our FREE brochure, "Hurt in a Construction Accident? You're Not Alone" for more information.

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