Kent, WA asked in Personal Injury for Washington

Q: How likely is a settlement when lead exposure was 100% peventable by employer and they chose to do it anyway?

very very old firing range at my work people exposed over last 130 years. Thousands of people

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A: This is a difficult question to answer as I am not familiar with Washington law. I recommend contacting the Washington state bar to request an attorney referral.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a GENERAL point, it sounds like it would be a complex matter involving workers' compensation law if you're talking about employees injured in the course of employment. No one could really speculate on the settlement that you ask about. People have different duties, from those who work the range to those who recover and dispose of spent rounds, with different positions probably presenting different levels of exposure. It could take years to gather and evaluate medical histories and draw correlations. You would probably need to reach out to attorneys to discuss - it isn't a cookie-cutter case that most firms handle on a daily basis. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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