In Ohio, an individual is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if the individual is exposed to dust particles, fumes and/or chemicals while on the job and the exposure leads to injury. Often times, these types of claims, occupational disease claims, are associated with lung conditions. The most common type of exposure is asbestos exposure. However, it is important to keep in mind that there are several chemicals that can lead to injury as well. In fact, as is outlined in the article below, there is “A New Wave of Disease”. If you or anyone you know has been diagnosed with a condition, that may be a result of an exposure to something at work, don’t hesitate to contact our office. Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer Co., L.P.A. is dedicated to representing those individuals suffering from injuries sustained on the job, including injuries that are a result of an exposure to dust particles, fumes, and/or chemicals while on the job.