201511.12
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Latent Occupational Diseases and Reasonable Discovery

Have you been diagnosed with a disease such as Hepatitis,Tuberculosis, Silicosis, Pneumoconiosis, heart or lung diseases?  Do you, or did you work in a profession that exposed you to infected blood, dust particles, asbestos, or hydrocarbon distillates?  If you answered yes to these questions, or have another condition related to your work environment, you may…

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The Basics of Occupational Disease

Occupational diseases are a type of work injury that entitle you to compensation under both the Workers’ Compensation Act, and the Occupational Disease Act in Pennsylvania. For the majority of injuries that entitle workers to compensation covered by the Workers’ Compensation Act such as a back injury, broken bones, crush injuries or a repetitive stress…