Fighting for injured workers in Illinois
The ability to hear is something that many of us take for granted. But workers in many types of jobs can lose that ability. That can make it much more difficult-or not possible-to continuing working at their job. Injured workers throughout Illinois have trusted the experienced workers' compensation attorneys at Schweickert & Ganassin, LLP to help them collect the benefits they deserve.
Hearing loss can occur at any workplace in which workers are subjected to very loud noise. This can include factories, construction sites and airports. There are laws and procedures in place to protect workers from hearing loss. But accidents can still happen, and sometimes protections are not used. A worker can experience hearing loss from a sudden extremely loud noise or continued exposure to loud noise. For example: