Hire an attorney and file a WC claim with the state. If you have medical insurance, do NOT delay your medical care.
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Asbestosis is not mistaken for anything else. The test results are usually clear in diagnosis if asbestos is the cause of the respiratory condition. File a WC claim, and get an Attorney.
I represent Employers, but I can recommend Worker Attorneys in So Cal if you ask.
Yes you need a workers compensation attorney ASAP. My office handles cases like yours all the time. Feel free to contact me for a free consultation if you would like to talk further.
NRS 617 controls occupational diseases. It is critical that you meet with an attorney that focuses on Nevada workers' compensation law. One of the issues that need to be addressed is causation "within a reasonable degree of medical probability". So it will be critical to get a doctor to link your lung problems as occupational in nature, and do so in writing. Also critical is your time frames. You have 90 days to bring an industrial claim (by way of filing your "C-4", along with a doctor's endorsement) from the date you knew of the occupational exposure causing your condition. (On disease claims, the time frame is often hotly contested, btw).
Workers comp cases can be time sensitive. You should consult a Workers Comp Attorney as soon as possible. My office regularly refers clients to Jason Mills of Neeman & Mills.