Union Grove, WI asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Wisconsin

Q: I got cancer from my job, I work with chemicals. Do I have a case

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: If you believe you developed cancer due to exposure to harmful chemicals at your job in Wisconsin, you might have a case for a worker's compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. Worker's compensation laws in Wisconsin typically cover illnesses that arise out of employment. However, establishing causation between the chemicals you were exposed to at work and your cancer is crucial. For personalized legal advice tailored to your unique circumstances, it's advisable to consult with an attorney.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your ordeal. A starting point might be to reach out to workers' comp attorneys in Wisconsin to try to arrange a free initial consult. In terms of the Personal Injury category heading you posted under, your rights there could depend on whether there is a basis for a third party claim (for instance, against the chemical manufacturer). An experienced attorney should be able to evaluate your matter in detail. Good luck

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