Written by attorney Gary Anthony Anderson

Disasters Expose Clean-Up Workers to Heavy Pollutants

Disasters, whether man-made or natural, take their toll not only in lives lost on the spot but also in diseases developed long after the events have taken place, caused by the release into the air of toxic elements normally enclosed within buildings and equipment.

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If you are a firefighter, a rescue worker, a volunteer or a citizen involved in a tragedy that you suspect made you vulnerable to toxin exposure, and if you have developed a disease caused by asbestos or other such toxic material, the best course of action is to contact an attorney specialized in environmental litigation to have your case assessed and determine how you can seek compensation.

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