Manganese is a metal used in a variety of industrial products, notably in welding equipment and supplies. When a welder is working, fumes are released that contain manganese vapors. This vapor is considered hazardous and exposure to higher levels of the vapor, even for a short time, may cause a significant injuries.
When inhaled in too high a concentration, manganese causes a neurological condition known as manganism. This condition is symptomatically similar to Parkinson's disease, causing tremors and eventual paralysis, but is distinguished by the fact that it is caused only by manganese poisoning.
Manganism is a condition that closely resembles Parkinson's disease and is caused by exposure to manganese vapor. Individuals suffering from manganism experience tremors, slowed nervous response, and eventual paralysis. They can expect to face permanent disability, high costs associated with their care, and other challenges. By litigating against the parties responsible for your toxic injury, our attorneys can help you obtain compensation to cover these expenses.
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York victims of this form of workplace chemical exposure injury can, with our lawyers' help, obtain compensation from companies who produced hazardous welding materials, or employers who failed to provide adequate protective shields and instruction in the means of minimizing exposure to this debilitating hazard.
If you or someone you love has been affected by a chemical injury from manganese exposure, contact the Pennsylvania, New Jersey or New York Offices of the Locks Law Firm today to schedule a free, confidential consultation and case evaluation.Do I have a case? Free Case Evaluation
Locks Law Firm only provides legal advice after having entered into an attorney client relationship, which our website specifically does not create. Conversations that originate from website messaging, chat or other two way web based engagement do not create an attorney client relationship. It is imperative that any action taken be done on the advice of counsel. Because every case is different, the description of awards and cases previously handled do not guarantee a similar outcome in current or future cases. The firm practices law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey & New York as Locks Law Firm. Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and other organizations that rate attorneys are not designations that have been approved by the State Supreme Courts or the American Bar Association.