OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Talc Silicate Allegedly Harms Miners’ Health OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Talc Silicate Allegedly Harms Miners’ Health

…  in talc mines following an investigation into the mineral and silicate combinations of typical mines. Allegedly, the health issues arose …  asbestos, with numerous workers contracting cancer and respiratory issues after prolonged exposure to the mine. The trial hinged …

Scrap Metal Workers Suffer Lead Poisoning Due to Alleged Employer Negligence OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case had a business focused on processing scrap metal and lead-bearing byproducts into refined lead alloys. The process utilized by …  to produce these alloys is known to produce lead dust and residue that is dispersed into the air, allowing it to be inhaled by …

Woman Suffers Permanent Spine Injury Due to Delay in Care OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case takes place in Illinois and involves a young woman who injured her back while stacking boxes at her …  the emergency room, where she was given a cervical collar and an MRI was performed, at which point a bulged disk was detected. She was …  the same day. She followed up the next day at an occupational health facility, where she was given medication and instructed …

Man Develops Cancer From Radon Exposure at Work OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Man Develops Cancer From Radon Exposure at Work

…  case takes place in New York and involves a facilities maintenance manager who was diagnosed with lung cancer and died after exposure to toxic levels of radon gases in the basement office …  at the college, due in part to the impermissible and lethal levels of radon present in the building for decades. The levels of …

Ship Worker Gets Mesothelioma From Using Asbestos Rope OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Ship Worker Gets Mesothelioma From Using Asbestos Rope

…  on board ships as a helper removing valves from engine and boiler rooms to be reconditioned. When he was removing the valves, he had …  His job involved removing old insulation from the valves and putting new wicking and rope packing in the valves. Both of these jobs …

Property Owner Improperly Removes Asbestos OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Property Owner Improperly Removes Asbestos

…  complained that many of the appliances were outdated and that the home had numerous structural problems and pest infestations. The …  The contractor did not notify the state Department of Environmental Protection that he would be disturbing asbestos when he replaced …

Nuclear Submarine Machinist Gets Mesothelioma From Asbestos Exposure OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE Expert Case

…  on a submarine that was in the shipyard being overhauled and he had daily exposure to dust from insulation replacement taking place in …  The machinist’s job involved doing repairs to valves and pumps and he was often exposed to insulation dust when handling the …  manufacturer of the gaskets for not warning him about the environmental dangers of being exposed to …