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Occupational Disease Statistics: Trends, Data, and Implications for Workers’ Rights

Occupational diseases affect millions of workers each year. Lung diseases, hearing loss, and musculoskeletal disorders are some of the most common types of work-related ailments, and unfortunately, numbers keep rising globally. The occupational disease lawyers at Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, help injured workers throughout the greater New York City area understand their rights and options. …

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New York Construction Accidents: Workers’ Rights and Legal Options

From falls from heights to malfunctioning equipment, construction workers in New York City face many hazards in their line of work. If you’ve been injured on the job, it’s crucial to understand your rights and the legal remedies that may be available to you. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our New York construction accident …

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Reporting a Workplace Injury in New York: The Importance of Timeliness

If you’ve suffered a workplace injury, it’s vital to understand certain deadlines must be met to file a workers’ compensation claim. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our workplace injury lawyers advise clients in the greater NYC area to take action as soon as possible after an accident. Here, we explain why timeliness is important when …

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Types of Occupational Lung Disease

Occupational lung diseases usually are caused by exposure to dangerous substances in the workplace and can have serious consequences for those who suffer from them. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our occupational disease lawyers are dedicated to serving injured workers in the greater NYC area. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and types of occupational lung disease …

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Mental Health Consequences of Occupational Diseases: Legal Support for Coping

An occupational disease can have a devastating impact on a worker’s physical health. However, the toll that a workplace injury or illness takes on a person’s mental health is often overlooked. As native Staten Islanders, our occupational disease lawyers at Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, are dedicated to providing tenacious, compassionate legal support to injured workers …

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Occupational Diseases: Unseen Consequences for Workers and Their Families

Occupational diseases are work-related conditions that can result from prolonged exposure to harmful substances, repetitive motions or tasks, noise, and other workplace hazards. In addition to affecting workers, occupational diseases can have consequences for their families as well. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our occupational disease lawyers help injured workers and families throughout the greater …

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Silent Hazards: Identifying Occupational Disease Risks in the Workplace

Whether you work in an office, factory, or on a construction site, you may be at risk of developing an occupational disease. Unlike workplace injuries that are usually apparent right away, the signs of occupational diseases can take years to manifest. Our occupational disease lawyers at Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, help workers in the greater …

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Occupational Diseases vs Workplace Injuries: Understanding the Difference

Occupational diseases and workplace injuries are both conditions that workers suffer from every day. Although you can file a workers’ compensation claim for either one, it’s important to understand the differences between them. At Nappa, Monterosso, & Poznansky, LLP, we help injured workers in the greater New York City area obtain the benefits and compensation they …

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SSDI Back Pay Vs. Retroactive Pay: What’s the Difference?

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) offers financial assistance to people who are unable to work due to a disability. The SSDI application process and the rules that apply to the program can be confusing. It can be challenging to understand how back pay and retroactive SSDI benefits work – although they sound similar, these payments …

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Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome a Disability?

Carpal tunnel syndrome can be extremely painful and limit your ability to work and perform daily tasks. At Nappa, Monterosso & Poznansky, LLP, our Social Security Disability lawyers help workers in the greater New York City area understand their rights and options for obtaining SSDI benefits and workers’ compensation. Here, we explain how you may …

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